February 2022 Tax Sale By Tender

TENDER #02-2022


In accordance with the Municipal Government Act, pursuant to section VI of the Province of Nova Scotia, PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the following lands & premises shall be SOLD BY TENDER.

SEALED TENDERS will be received by the undersigned up to February 15, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. for the following: 

1 09-552-405  Charlie Achkar Land Dining 1099 Highway 1, Cornwallis Park  $           3,350.09 YES 6 MONTHS
2 00-987-921 Judy L Ambrose Land Dwelling 1284 Clementsport Rd, Clementsvale  $           2,338.93 NO 6 MONTHS
3 03-658-538 Lloyd Bailey Land West Dalhousie Rd, Lequille  $           1,210.78 YES 6 MONTHS
4 00-176-869 Lloyd Bailey Est of Land Dwelling 172 West Dalhousie Rd, Lequille  $           1,860.28 NO 6 MONTHS
5 03-136-574 James L Connell Land Dwelling Building 589 Granville Rd, Victoria Beach  $           2,588.46 NO 6 MONTHS
6 09-147-144 Robie Ford Est of Land No 8 Hwy, Maitland Bridge  $           1,288.78 YES 6 MONTHS
7 07-000-545 Daniel Roger Jodoin,
Shannon Corrinne Lee Jodoin
Mobile Building 912 Ruggles Rd, Lot E, Spa Springs  $           2,219.43 NO 6 MONTHS
8 07-099-584 Erhard Jury, Hilde Ellen Jury et al Dwelling 775 Waterloo Ave- Lot 70, Waterloo Lake  $           4,694.48 NO 6 MONTHS
9 01-609-556 Abram G Lee, Michael Frohlich et al Land Shore Rd W, Youngs Cove  $           1,177.58 YES 6 MONTHS
10 01-685-376 Lloyd's Estates Ltd Land Dwelling 175 Jeffrey St, Bridgetown  $           1,550.22 NO 6 MONTHS
11 01-690-515 Tracey L Prime Land Dwelling 1361 Waldeck Line Rd, Waldeck East  $           3,488.22 NO 6 MONTHS
12 04-008-618 Cheryl Jean Schofield,
Jason Anthony Schofield
Land Dwelling Building Garage 5349 Shore Rd West, Youngs Cove  $           3,053.04 NO 6 MONTHS
13 03-001-938 Catherine M Somers Land Dwelling 1119 Mary Jane Riley Rd, Bear River East  $           1,798.31 NO 6 MONTHS
14 09-808-736 Craig Roland Spicer Land Dwelling 7301 Highway 1, Upper Granville  $           4,390.08 NO 6 MONTHS
15 03-619-575 Phyllis Whitman, Gerald Dale Lake Land 10231 Highway 1, Paradise  $         20,678.45 YES 6 MONTHS
16 05-002-516 Henry C Woodruff(III) Land Cherryfield Rd, Cherryfield  $           1,358.87 YES 6 MONTHS
17 09-148-396 Henry C Woodruff(III) Land Cherryfield Rd, Cherryfield  $           1,311.54 YES 6 MONTHS


Instructions for Bidders  Click Here

Bid Submission Form  Click Here

Maps  Click Here

  • The minimum bid amount required is the taxes, interest, and expenses at the time of sale, plus HST if applicable. Tax deed registration fee and recording is the responsibility of the purchaser, after redemption period.
  • One tender form per assessment account number must be submitted.
  • All tenders will be date and time stamped when received. In the event two tenders are received for the same amount, the one that was received first will be deemed the higher.


Tenders must be submitted in a sealed envelope and clearly marked “TENDER #02-2022 – TAX SALE BY TENDER”.  Due to Covid-19, tenders may be mailed to the Municipality of the County of Annapolis, PO Box 100, Annapolis Royal, NS, B0S 1A0 or dropped off (front door drop box) at 752 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, no later than 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, February 15th, 2022. 


Tender openings will be closed to the public due to Covid-19 restrictions. 


Terms of Payment:                                        

In accordance with Section 148 of the Municipality Government Act (MGA), payment shall be by cash, certified cheque, money order, bank draft or lawyer’s trust cheque and not otherwise.

The successful bidder will be given three (3) business days after awarding of the tender to pay the amount in full. If the successful bidder does not pay within the 3 day period the award will go to the next highest bidder.

Although the Municipality has made all reasonable efforts to confirm ownership, it does not guarantee title or boundaries of the aforementioned properties, nor does it make any representation as to their condition, status, state of repair or suitability for any particular use or occupation. If they are governed by a Land Use By-Law, the purchaser should determine what restrictions apply. Prospective purchasers are responsible to conduct their own searches and surveys or other investigations.


Conflict of Interest (Section 144 MGA)

     (a) Council member or employee of a municipality that sells land for arrears of taxes;

     (b) Member of a village commission or employee of a village that sells land for arrears of taxes;

     (c) Spouse of a person referred to in clause (a) or (b); or

     (d) Company in which a person referred to in clause (a), (b) or (c) owns or beneficially owns the majority of the issued and outstanding                 shares, shall purchase the land at the sale either directly or through an agent.

Redemption of tax sale property 152 (1) MGA

Land sold for non-payment of taxes may be redeemed by the owner, a person with a mortgage, lien or other charge on the land or a person having an interest in the land within six months after the date of the sale, but where, at the time of sale, taxes on the land are in arrears for more than six years, no right of redemption exists.

David Dick
Chief Administrative Officer
Municipality of the County of Annapolis