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) 2021 2020 2019
General Purpose Tax Levy $1.60152 $1.58076 $1.33572
Provincial School Tax $0.96661 $0.99877 $0.91773
TransLink $0.25898 $0.25337 $0.22617
BC Assessment Authority $0.04116 $0.04288 $0.03970
Metro Vancouver $0.05403 $0.04970 $0.04164
Municipal Finance Authority $0.00020 $0.00020 $0.00020
TOTAL $2.92250 $2.92568 $2.56116

Additional Provincial School Tax

Based on values before land averaging is applied

Property value 2021
$0- to $3-million $0.00000
$3- to $4-million $2.00000
$4-million or more $4.00000

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.

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 (, 2 pages each):

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