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New Resident FAQ

Welcome to Saint Andrews!

On behalf of the Council of the Town of Saint Andrews, it is an honour to welcome you to our beautiful historic town. We are delighted that you have selected Saint Andrews as your preferred destination to set up roots and become a part of our wonderful community. Every time we see a moving van in our community, we get excited. New people bring vitality and new ideas to our area and we are certain that you are no exception.

Town of Saint Andrews Community Vision

Saint Andrews is and will continue to be, a dynamic community for residents of all ages and backgrounds: a centre of education and science; a leading year-round destination; and a vibrant home for arts and culture. This vision will be achieved by protecting and promoting our natural environment, our architectural heritage, and our recreational, cultural, and economic assets.

Land Acknowledgement

Before Saint Andrews, and still existing today, is Qonasqamkuk, the ancient place of Peskotomuhkati. These lands are the ancestral and unceded territory of the Peskotomuhkati people and are covered by the “Treaties of Peace and Friendship” first signed with the British Crown in 1726.

Frequently Asked Questions

We encourage you to get out and explore your new community. We have so much to offer from touring the historic and award-winning Water Street, delightful dining experiences, educational marine excursions and whale tours, endless outdoor recreation including paved trails, tennis courts, parks, golf courses, cultural and historic attractions, museums, and fantastic family events and festivals. When you are ready to get out and make friends, I would encourage you to join one of the amazing community clubs and organizations.

Again, welcome to Saint Andrews. We know you will find our community a great place to live and grow. We encourage you to get out and participate in our activities and functions.

When is garbage day?

Residential solid waste collection day is Tuesdays in Bayside and Chamcook and Thursdays in Saint Andrews unless otherwise notified.

Garbage Bins must not be placed outside for collection earlier than 8:00 PM the previous evening and no later than 7:00 AM on the day of collection. Please use proper containers to prevent an unsightly appearance and pest infestation.

For further information, see the Recycling & Solid Waste page.

Where do I find information on the curbside residential recycling program?

The Southwest New Brunswick Service Commission has implemented a residential curbside recycling program beginning in September 2018. To obtain further information on the program, the recycling hotline is 1-833-BLUE CRT or 1-833-258-3278, and their website is

Blue Bins must not be placed outside for collection earlier than  8:00 PM the previous evening and no later than 7:00 AM on the day of collection. Please use proper containers to prevent an unsightly appearance and pest infestation. 

Recycling occurs on a cycle of three weeks of garbage collection and a fourth week of recycling collection. Please visit to find your exact recycling day based on your residential address.

Can I have an open fire in Town?

Open-air fires are not permitted in Town. This means no burning of yard debris, or building materials, and that all cooking fires or campfires are to be in an approved fire pit. You can read the full By-Law here.

How do I licence my dog?

Drop into the Town Hall at 212 Water Street and remember to bring proof of rabies inoculation when buying your licence.

As per By-law 11-02, all dogs living in the Town are required to be licenced by January 1st of each year. See By-law No. 19-08 Animal Control.

Where do I get a building permit?

The Southwest NB Service Commission handles all questions pertaining to building permits, renovations, development, and/or construction on behalf of the Town.

Applications can be found online here or in person at SNBSC.

Southwest NB Service Commission
33 Wall Street, St. Stephen, NB
Tel: (506) 466-7369
Web Site:

What Is Voyent Alert System?

Stay informed about Town emergencies such as power outages, boil water orders, street closures, flooding and downed trees.

Sign up for messages through voicemail, email, or text. Three ways to sign up:
1- Follow instructions here;
2- Call Town Office at (506) 529-5120 and provide your contact
3- Drop off your contact information at Town Hall.

How do I get help with a problem or request services from the Town?

Using this form, you can request a service from a Town Department, or report a problem such as a pothole or fallen tree.

Can I park on the street overnight?

There is no overnight parking on any streets beginning November 15 to March 31 from 2 a.m. to 7 a.m. Unless otherwise directed by a Town official, parking on the east side of William Street from Water Street to the water is exempted from Article 10, A of By-law 18-01.

How do I book a sports field or Town facility?

To book a Town facility, apply here.

How do I advertise my event?

To advertise your event you can send us your information using this form, or drop off a flyer to the Town Office to have your event placed on the Kiwanis Club Bulletin board in front of the Town Hall, or contact CHCO TV to discuss having your event advertised on our local TV Station.

Where do I pay my property tax bill?

You can pay directly through using Interac Online.

If you have online banking set-up with one of the participating financial institutions, you can pay your property tax bill quickly and securely through the SNB website using your debit card.

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212 Water Street
Saint Andrews, NB
E5B 1B4, Canada
(506) 529-5120