Town of 


                


Bishop’s Falls

Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

 

Nestled in the heart of the Exploits Valley, Bishop’s Falls is an ideal home base while you explore the scenic Exploits Valley and the surrounding coastal communities. Icebergs, whale watching and scenic fishing communities are all within an hour drive of our town.

This summer come visit our beautiful town

Could an Ambulance or Fire Truck locate your home easily?


Does your house have the correct Civic Address on the front?


Are the numbers visible from the road?




NOTICE OF DISCRETIONARY USE APPLICATION

(Issued August 17,2016)


Bishop's Falls Town Council has received an application from Hoskins Funeral Homes Ltd. to develop a crematorium at its existing funeral home at 527 Main Street, Bishop's Falls. The property is located in the Commercial General zone of the Bishop's Falls Development Regulations, which includes "funeral home operation" as a Discretionary Use Class.

Council invites comments from interested parties on the proposed development. More detailed information on the application can be obtained by contacting the Town Office.

Comments or objections can be made by submitting a written statement to the Town Clerk by September 6th, 2016.

For more information, or to submit your comments, please contact the Town Office at

(709) 258-6581.



Discretionary Use Notice (Issued Aug 3, 2016)


Please take notice that the Town of Bishop’s Falls intends to issue a Homebased Business Licence to allow a dog grooming business to operate at 21 Newtown Road.  This area is zoned as residential medium density and the business falls within the discretionary use class.  Persons objecting to the Town’s intentions must submit a written statement to the Town Manager/Clerk by August 18, 2016.




Bishop’s Falls Fire Dept. Fundraiser


The Bishop’s Falls Fire Dept. is having a fundraising stadium dance on August 27, 2016.  Funds raised will be used to help purchase a new walk-in rescue truck.  Click here for more info.




Town Manager/Clerk Job Opportunity


Council is looking to hire a Town Manager/Clerk.  Deadline is August 18, 2016 (deadline extended from August 3, 2016).  Look under Tenders, Jobs, and Notices for more information.




Town Office Summer Hours


Starting June 6, 2016 the summer hours (8:30 am - 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm) at the Town Office will start.




PROPOSAL TO EXPAND BISHOP’S FALLS PLANNING AREA TO SOUTH SIDE OF EXPLOITS RIVER


Please click HERE for further details




EXPLOITS RIVER DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY ANNOUNCEMENT


Today, September 10, 2015, Mayor Hobbs announced the beginning of a very exciting project for the Town of Bishop’s Falls.


        THE EXPLOITS RIVER DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY


Included in today’s release was the launching of the Town’s new logo and brand which represents where we are heading as a community.


BISHOP’S FALLS - 

THE EXPLOITS ADVENTURE STARTS HERE.


Please click the links below for further details


News Release Sept 2015


Mayor Hobbs Speech


Exploits River Dev. Strategy Final Report


Exploits River Dev. Strategy Exec. Summary






IMPORTANT NOTICE


Please be advised that Effective Immediately, Central Newfoundland Waste Management will no longer collect Black or Green garbage bags.  All garbage and recyclables MUST BE PLACED IN THE APPROPRIATE CLEAR OR BLUE BAGS





COMPOST BINS


Composting is a cheap and easy way to turn almost half of your garbage into plant food!  Compost Bins are now available for purchase at the Town Office for a Total Cost of $25.00














 

IMPORTANT NEWS