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Property tax

Property taxes help fund:

  • Many of our essential services like police, fire fighting, and emergency rescue
  • Recreation and community centres, libraries, parks, and much more
  • Services and support programs to build stronger communities

Learn about the NEW Empty Homes Tax

2017 tax due dates

Advance taxes: Thursday, February 2

Main taxes: Wednesday, July 5

Home owner grant: Wednesday, July 5

Balance and tax notice

Get your account balance. Sign-up for eBilling to get your next notice by email. Learn why you may not get a notice.

Paying your taxes

Pay your property taxes through your bank, City Hall, or your mortgage. Learn more about ways to pay, deadlines, and penalties.

Claiming your home owner grant

Reduce the amount of property tax you pay. Claim your home owner grant each year. Find out if you are eligible, and claim your grant online.

Find and change property information

Find and change information about your property, and get a tax certificate through your BC OnLine account.

Understanding your tax notice

Learn how to read your main and advance tax notices, and find out about tax rates, land assessment averaging, and more.

Tax sale property auction

We hold an auction each November called the “tax sale”. At the tax sale, properties with three years of unpaid property taxes are offered for sale.

Balance and tax noticePaying your taxesClaiming your home owner grantFind and change property informationUnderstanding your tax noticeTax sale property auction