Local Service Districts (LSDs)
The Minister provides residents of the Province's unincorporated areas or Local Service Districts (LSDs) with a variety of services such as fire protection, solid waste collection and disposal, and street lighting. The minister also provides for dog control services in unincorporated areas and has designated the NBSPCA to handle complaints concerning dogs and to carry out the functions of the Provincial Dog Regulation, NEW BRUNSWICK REGULATION 84-85.
All Local Services Districts
LSD Advisory Committees may be established to work with departmental staff in the provision of local services and to provide advice to the Minister but has no contractual authority. The Minister, through staff, is responsible for the administration of the district including the provision of local services e.g. fire protection, street lighting, solid waste collection and disposal, and the expending of public funds. In addition, staff is responsible for the provision of dog control services in unincorporated areas through regionally placed dog constables.