Development Potential Relief Program

The Development Potential Relief Program (DPRP) pilot, approved by Council on March 8, 2023, is aimed at supporting independent, small businesses, and community partners, who are paying disproportionately high taxes due to development potential.

How to receive the property tax relief

Owners of eligible properties are required to submit a declaration by 11:59pm on March 31, 2023, confirming that:

  • Their properties were in use and not vacant on October 31, 2022
  • They must notify eligible occupants of the tax relief
  • The primary use of their properties is not one or more of the ineligible uses

Only one declaration is required per property.

Review the draft list of eligible properties (2 MB)

Make your declaration by March 31, 2023

Declaration forms are currently being sent out to eligible property owners in the mail.

You will need the unique DPRP access code and folio number found at the top of your mailed declaration form to complete your submission.

Submit declaration online

You can also declare by:

Program details