Public consultations to modernize The Municipalities Act are ongoing across the province. The Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment is encouraging residents, councils and committees to provide written submissions to share their thoughts on how to renew this important legislation governing towns, local service districts, and cities. You can have your say by providing a written submission by:


Municipal Legislation Review

Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment

4th Floor, West Block, Confederation Building

P.O. Box 8700

St. John’s, NL A1B 4J6


Information about the municipal legislation review can be found at All submissions and information provided by participants, including their names and organization, if applicable, will be available on this website for public viewing. For further information about the publication of submissions, please visit:


Further public engagement opportunities will be available in the spring of 2018. Information on when and where they will be happening will be posted on The deadline for providing comments has been extended to January 31, 2018.We look forward to hearing from you on this issue.