Property Tax Payments

 Key Dates for your property 


January  Your property assessment is mailed out by BC Assessment
January 31 Deadline to request a formal review of your property assessment
May 30      First Quarter Utility Bills due
By May 31       Your property tax notice is mailed out
Mid-June    Contact us if you have not received your property tax notice
July 2  

Deadline to pay your property taxes
Deadline to apply for the home owner grant without late payment penalties
Deadline to apply to defer your property taxes without late payment penalties

July 3     A 10% penalty is applied to your unpaid account balance, including any unclaimed Home Owner Grant
August A Statement of Account is mailed out to you if you have an unpaid account balance from a previous year.
August 29 Second Quarter Utility Bills due
September 30 Tax Sale – all properties with delinquent taxes are sold at public auction.
November 28   Third Quarter Utility Bills due
December 31      

Deadline to apply for the current year home owner grant (penalties apply)
Deadline to apply for last year's home owner grant retroactively
Deadline to apply to defer your property taxes (penalties apply)

You may pay:
  • electronically at participating financial institutions
  • in person at City Hall (cash, cheque or Interac)
  • at most financial institutions in Canada up to the due date
  • by mail* please note post marks are NOT accepted as date of payment

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