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Housing Costs

Are you thinking of settling in The Nation? There is a high degree of correlation between trends in Ottawa's real estate market and those of The Nation Municipality’s market. The cost of houses is lower in The Nation. In addition, you can enjoy the wide open spaces and tranquility for the family.

Houses for sale in The Nation

The Canadian Real Estate Association compiles monthly statistical data on sales through MLS®, Canadian real estate boards and associations. The National Price map for the Ottawa area provides the most up-to-date information available.

The web platform is the search tool par excellence to consult the houses available on the market.

The Nation has excellent experienced real estate agents who will be able to advise you.

New homes in The Nation

Are you looking for a new house built according to your desires? The Nation is experiencing a great period of real estate growth. Multiple residential development projects are underway. 

Among them you will find: 

Residential property tax

The residential property tax (RT) rate in The Nation for the year 2021 is $1,287.04 per $100.00.  The value of your property is determined by the municipal property assessment corporation. Note that there are more than 25 classes of property taxes with various rates.

If you live in one of the communities served by utilities, you contribute to the water system as well as the municipal sewer system at a base rate plus a user pays formula when your water consumption exceeds your quarterly quota. 

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Pools, Fences, Decks and other Permits

For the installation of a pool, a fence, for the construction of a garage or a deck, you will need a permit from the Municipality. Please follow the link that will lead you to the appropriate page

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Garbage and Recycling

Mike’s Waste Disposal Inc. performs the waste and recycling collection service for The Nation Municipality and uses two trucks, one for garbage and one for recycling. To note that both collections are done on the same day, but there might be a delay between the two pick-ups. To consult the Collection Schedule, or any other information regarding Garbage and Recycling, please follow the link.

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Bill Payments

There are many ways you can receive your property taxes and utility bills and pay all of your bills. And to better understand methods of payment and to consult the evaluation reports, please follow the link.

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Construction and Demolition

A Building Permit is a license which grants legal permission to start construction of a building project.  All permit applications must be approved by Todd Bayly.  Building Permits are typically required for new buildings, additions and renovations, demolitions among others.  Follow the link for more details.

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Dogs and the Law

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Fire and Fireworks Permit

If you intend to light a fire with a base smaller than 1 square metre, you do not need a permit. If the flame base is bigger than 1 square metre, please apply for a permit.. The Nation Municipality also regulates the discharge of consumer and display fireworks within its boundaries for the safety and well-being of its residents. If you wish to set off fireworks outside of the permitted days, please apply for a permit.