Postponed Weekend Events: Due to current weather warnings of high winds and heavy rains, the 3 Hour Challenge Event and Bulk Waste Drop-Off Program have been postponed to Saturday, September 26. The location for the bulk waste drop-off has also changed to the Gateway Drive Storage Facility, 43 Gateway Drive.

Sustainable CBS

Sustainable CBS

The Town of Conception Bay South is committed to keeping our community bright and beautiful.

Here you will find resources to help you live a greener life, tools to help build a more resilient and sustainable community for our future generations, and information on what you can do to help lessen the effects of climate change.

Message from the Mayor

Over the last number of years, we have seen first-hand the costly impacts of climate change, including: Stormageddon (2020), Hurricane Igor (2010), Hurricane Leslie (2012), Dark NL (2014), in addition to storm surges, wind storms, and other wide-spread power outages. There is no denying that changing weather patterns are affecting our community, infrastructure, homes, and natural spaces.

Conception Bay South is steps away from nature. Our beautiful and scenic town is a popular choice for divers, sailors, and nature enthusiasts. Our town is also home to a network of pristine walking and hiking trails, as well as parks, playgrounds, beaches, and marinas, not to mention incredible ocean views. In other words, Conception Bay South is a nature lover’s paradise. With this being said, creating a strategy to adapt to the anticipated impacts of climate change on our natural environment is more than important, it’s vital.

Our hope is to build a resilient community. We are committed to providing residents an enhanced and secure quality of life, in a prosperous and ecologically sustainable community. As a governing body, whose mission is to lead the way as a bright town with a bright future, we have a pertinent responsibility to anticipate and prepare for potential climate impacts.

Yours truly,
Mayor Terry French

Learn more by reading the the Documents below.


Community Climate Change Adaptation Plan_2020
2.9 MB Download
CBS Climate Change Mitigation Plan_2020
2.3 MB Download


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