Community Information on COVID-19

For more information on the current provincial public health measures, please visit the Provincial Covid-19 page.

Current Overview: 

Town Hall:

  • The Town Hall is open to the public as of Monday, February 21st, 2022. Only one “bubble” will be permitted in the main lobby at a time. Appointments for public entry to the Town Office are encouraged. Appointments can be made my calling 895-8000 ext. 0 or by emailing [email protected].
  • Commissioner for Oaths services are available by appointment only. If you require this service, please email our Town Clerk at [email protected] to schedule an appointment.

Recreation, Parks & Facilities:

  • The Recreation Centre is closed to the public.
  • Playgrounds, fields, dog parks, courts, skate parks, and trails are open and residents are encouraged to enjoy the outdoors. Please remember to physically distance and pick up after your pets.
  • The Library is temporarily closed due to covid-19 public health guidelines. Please check back soon for details on when we will reopen. Library patrons may still request books for curb-side pick up. To schedule a pick up, please email [email protected]

Planning and Development: 

  • We are encouraging residents to email any written planning and development submissions or applications at this time.  The Planning & Development Department will continue accepting and processing applications, compliance letter requests and all other submissions through the email address [email protected]. Applications and related forms are available on this page. If you cannot submit your information or applications electronically, please reach out Planning Clerk, Jenine Purchase, at 895-8000 (ext. 225).

2022 Tax Payment:

  • The Town of Portugal Cove – St. Philip’s has extended the 2022 tax deadline to June 30th, 2022.
  • If you wish to pay your taxes in person, the Town Office is now open to the public and appointments for public entry are encouraged. Appointments can be made my calling 895-8000 ext. 0 or by emailing [email protected].
  • There are also several contactless and virtual ways you can pay taxes, which are outlined here.

Council Meetings:

The Town is taking these measures out of an abundance of caution to support current Public Health measures and to help minimize the potential spread of COVID-19.


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