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News & Events

Public Hearing

Zoning By-law and Municipal Plan

Proposed Amendments



WSP have been hired by the Town to provide a review of the Municipal Plan By-law No. 12 and Zoning By-law No. 13A, and recommended changes following several stakeholder engagement sessions, public consultation, public survey results, and feedback from Council.  

Residents and land owners are encouraged to review the proposed documents via the links below or in person at the Florenceville-Bristol Town Office during regular business hours.  Written submissions for or against the proposed amendments must be sent to Michelle Derrah, Administrative Services Manager at the Town Office.  The deadline for submissions will be announced.  A Public Hearing (date will be announced asap) at the regular Council meeting starting at 7pm in Council Chambers located at 19 Station Road, Florenceville-Bristol, NB  E7L 3J8.

Please click below to view the various documents:

Summary of proposed Municipal Plan changes

Draft Municipal Plan

     Schedule B Ward 1 Bristol Designation Map

     Schedule C Ward 2 Florenceville Designation Map

Summary of proposed Zoning By-law changes

Draft Zoning By-law

     Schedule B Ward 1 Bristol Zoning Map

     Schedule C Ward 2 Florenceville Zoning Map

For accurate and up-to-date information on the Coronavirus, please visit the provincial and federal government websites: and

Click HERE for a Federal and Provincial programs summary and contact information for the various agencies as provided by the Province of New Brunswick as of April 1.

April 2:  The Province has announced schools will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.  Please click HERE for the full news release.

April 1: WVRSC confirm recycling pickups will continue.  Click HERE for full details on safe recycling practices for yourself and collection crews.

Click HERE for a Federal and Provincial resource summary from MP Richard Bragdon as of March 31.

March 27:

Please click HERE to view a letter from Mayor Karl Curtis

Help line established to assist people in self-isolation:

The provincial government has partnered with the Canadian Red Cross to support New Brunswickers affected by the requirement to self-isolate. This service is available to all residents and visitors.


The Canadian Red Cross can assist people in accessing a wide range of supports and services. People who have issues or concerns should call 1-800-863-6582.

March 23 Update:

A toll-free information line and email address have been set up by the Province to help answer non-health related questions, including questions about compliance with the state of emergency. The number, 1-844-462-8387, is operational seven days a week from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The email address is

Concerns about workplace safety should continue to be directed to WorkSafeNB at 1-800-999-9775.


As restrictions change regarding which types of businesses may remain open, any clarifications needed should be addressed to the Business Navigator Line at 1-833-799-7966.

March 20 Town Update:

We have moved our Regional Emergency Operations Centre (Florenceville-Bristol, Bath, and Centerville) to Level 1 Enhanced Monitoring.  This means that we are watching the situation closely and discussing the issues as a region with Fire Departments and municipal staff.  At this time, we do not foresee having to open our Emergency Operation Centre but we will continue to monitor the situation and advise if anything changes.

March 19 Provincial Update - state of emergency declared

March 17 Town Update

Click HERE to find our current Newsletter, plus bonus articles by Cloey Kinney.


Following the March 16 Federal and Provincial announcements, as preventative measures, all Florenceville-Bristol municipal buildings will be closed to the public effective March 17 including the Northern Carleton Civic Centre (NCCC), Town Office, Community Hall, and Fire Hall. 

Effective March 16, all recreation programs offered through the Florenceville-Bristol Recreation Department are canceled indefinitely.  This includes:  Kids in the Kitchen, Adult Pickleball, Senior Cards and Golden Horizons. 

We are now accepting applications for summer student employment, which includes positions for recreation, lifeguard/pool, tourism and ground maintenance.

Click HERE for full details and application.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Municipal Plan Survey and Public Engagement sessions. 


You can click HERE to view a snapshot of the 6 Key Takeaways, or click HERE to view the entire report and survey results.

Beautification Grant Application Deadline extended to April 30

Click HERE for the application.

Click HERE for local store hours and business statuses as of April 6.


Due to the positive response from residents, the Town of Florenceville-Bristol will continue to have garbage picked up curbside on Recycling Week throughout the winter months!  On Recycling Week, there will be one truck picking up recycling and one truck picking up garbage, so please continue to keep them separate.  Please have your items curbside by 7am to ensure pickup.  Click here for the 2020 Recycling Calendar, as well as a snapshot of what can go in your recycle bin.

Sign up for the Town's new Notification System!  Click HERE for details on how to stay up-to-date with what's happening in Florenceville-Bristol.

Click logo to see the new Carleton North Rural Community Project website

Town Council Meeting

Florenceville-Bristol Town Council meets the second Tuesday of every month.  The next meeting is Tuesday, April 14 at 7pm in the Town Office.  Residents of the Town are always welcome to attend.  If anyone would like to address Council at a meeting, please contact Michelle Derrah at 506-392-6763 ext 200 in advance to be added to the agenda.

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