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Understand your notice

You will receive two tax notices a year:

  • Advance tax notice
  • Main tax notice

View video: How your property taxes are calculated



2017 tax due dates

Advance taxes: Thursday, February 2

Main taxes: Wednesday, July 5

Home owner grant: Wednesday, July 5

How much do you owe?

Get your account balance. No login or registration required.

Set up an online account. You will need your access code. It can be found on your tax notice.


Types of property tax notices

Advance tax notice 

Advance property tax is part of the property tax you will need to pay us this year.

Main tax notice

The total outstanding taxes on your main tax notice are the remainder of the property taxes you need to pay us this year

Understanding your taxes in depth

Tax rates

Learn how tax rates are set and what influences the tax rate on your property. Find the current property tax rates.

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.

Local improvement charges

Learn about local improvements: what they are, your payment options, how to pay and more.

Revised taxes

You may get a revised tax notice if you win an appeal of your property assessment against BC Assessments.


New owner or developer? Learn about and how to request apportionment—the re-distribution of the taxes from the property developer to the new strata properties.

Tax ratesLand assessment averagingLocal improvement chargesRevised taxesApportionment