Property Tax Relief/Rebate Applications

Below are the links for the Property Tax Low Income Relief Application and the Application for Tax Rebate on Seasonal Recreational Property.

New for 2019 the Town has developed an FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) document that may be helpful to residents that have a Seasonal Residence and may wonder if they qualify for the Seasonal Residence Rebate.

Questions? Contact the Town Hall at 896-3321

Tax Rebate Program for Seasonal Recreational Property FAQ

2020 Low Income Relief Application

2019 Low Income Relief Application

Seasonal Residence Rebate Application

Discretionary Land Use Application Form

Please complete the Discretionary Land Use Application Form for purposes such as registering for a Home-Based Business within the town.

***Please note that this application also includes a list of “Frequently asked questions”***

For further information and questions, please contact our Municipal Technologist at 896-3593 or [email protected]

Discretionary Land Use Application

Digging Permit Application

Acquiring a permit to dig is required prior to:

  • Digging
  • Construction
  • Adding connections to Town services

Please complete the Digging Permit Application form. There is no application fee for a digging permit.

Fees or charges may apply should the permit affect or require a connection to the Town’s water and sewer system.

Digging Permit Application

Building Occupancy/Change of Use/Business Application Form

A permit is required under three circumstances:

  • A change of the use of the building or the property
  • A building permit has been issued by the Town and construction is completed; and
  • To register a new business

ALL BUSINESSES MUST BE REGISTERED TO OPERATE WITHIN THE TOWN OF HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY

Please complete the Building Occupancy/Change of Use/Business Application form. For further information, please refer to the Information Sheet.

Questions? Contact our Municipal Technologist at 896-3593 or [email protected].

Building Occupancy/Change of Use/Business Application

Building/Development Application Form

A building permit is required for:

  • All new construction;
  • Extensions, additions, repairs, relocation, and demolition of existing buildings; and
  • Construction, relocation, and repair of a fence

Certain minor repairs for maintenance and improvement do not require a building permit.

Please check with our Municipal Technologist at 896-3593 or [email protected] to determine if a building permit is necessary for any repairs you may be considering.

Please complete the Building/Development Application Form. For further information, please refer to the Information Sheet.

Applicants are reminded that any Building Permit they acquire from the Town should be prominently displayed on site.

ANY BUILDING PERMIT ACQUIRED FROM THE TOWN IS REQUIRED TO BE PROMINENTLY DISPLAYED ON SITE

Building/Development Application

Variance Application

The Variance Application Form can be completed, and also includes a list of “Frequently Asked Questions”.

For further information and questions, please contact our Municipal Technologist at 896-3593 or [email protected]

Variance Application

Vendor Application Form

Please be advised that pursuant to Section 414(2)(c) of the Municipalities Act, the Town Council of the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay approves and adopts the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay Vendor Regulations effective, June 1, 2012.

Vendor Regulations

Vendor Permit application further information and questions, please contact our Municipal Technologist at 896-3593 or [email protected]

Application to Drive or Operate a Taxi

The Town has a licensing procedure under the “Taxi Regulations of the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay”.

Any persons wishing to become a taxi driver are required to complete the Taxi Driver Licence Application

For the operation of taxi vehicles, the Taxi Operator Licence Application form must be completed, as well.

Taxi Driver License apply for more information regarding taxi licenses please contact our Municipal Enforcement Department at 896-3322 or [email protected]

Street Naming Requests

As per Town policy #PW0028, requests to add names to the Street List shall be made in writing with supporting information including the historical and community significance of the name.

Street name requests must be considered and approved by Council, before being added to the official list. Street names will be used in the order they are approved by Council, however, Council may make exceptions to this order on a case by case basis.

View the current list of street names Street Names

Apply to be a Volunteer Firefighter

Interested in being a Volunteer Firefighter with the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay?

Fill out our Volunteer Firefighter Application and submit it to our Fire Chief, Brad Butler in one of the following ways:

  1. Drop it off at the Town Hall
  2. Email- [email protected]
  3. Fax- 896-9454
  4. Mail – Attn: Fire Chief, PO Box 40, Stn B, Happy Valley-Goose Bay NL, A0P 1E0