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Property Taxes & Utilities

BC Government Initiatives for 2018 / 2019

As part of the BC Government's 30-Point Plan for Housing Affordability in British Columbia, more information is available on the following topics:

Important Date

Important Dates

Check out all the important dates for the current year.
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Property Tax Payments

Property Tax Payments

Pay Property Taxes before the July due date to avoid penalties.
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Home Owner Grant

Online Home Owner Grant

Avoid line ups and delay, claim your Home Owner Grant online.
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BC Assessment

BC Assessment

Check out how your assessment values affects your property taxes.
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Utility Payments

Utility and Garbage Disposal Fee Payments

Pay utilities and garbage disposal fees before the March due date to be eligible for the 5% discount.
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Tax Sale

Tax Sale

Properties with unpaid taxes for three years will be auctioned at the Tax Sale.
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Contact Us

Contact the Tax Office with regards to property tax, false alarm fees, utility charges for water, sewer, refuse, commercial refuse, and metered water.

The Tax Office (Tax and Revenue Services) is responsible for the billing and collection of utilities, garbage disposal fees, and property taxes. We also collect taxes for other authorities including Provincial Schools, Translink, Metro Vancouver, Municipal Finance Authority and BC Assessment. The office also provides central revenue receipting services for the City. The Tax Office is part of Finance, and reports to the Assistant Director Finance - Revenue Services.