Residential property tax rates

You pay the following dollar amounts in tax for every $1,000 of your property's taxable value.

Property tax rate over the past three years

Levy per $1000 taxable value

2016

2015

2014

General Purpose Tax Levy

$1.56168

$1.77001

$1.84728

Provincial School

$1.20852

 $1.33008

$1.37943

TransLink

$0.28881

 $0.32030

$0.33182

BC Assessment

$0.05534

 $0.06016

$0.06196

Metro Vancouver 

$0.05112

 $0.05460

$0.05725

Municipal Finance Authority

$0.00020

 $0.00020

$0.00020

TOTAL

$3.16567

 $3.53535

$3.67794

Managing property tax increases

Land assessment averaging

We provide land assessment averaging to give temporary relief to property owners by phasing in tax increases over time. Find out how it impacts your property tax.

Property tax rates from previous years

View historical tax rates for residential, utilities, supportive housing, major industry, light industry, business, recreational and non-profit, and farm properties (PDF document, 2 pages each):

2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009 - 2008 - 2007 - 2006 - 2005 - 2004 - 2003 - 2002 - 2001 - 2000