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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) 2019 2018 2017
General Purpose Tax Levy $1.33572 $1.24393 $1.26093
Provincial School Tax $0.91773 $0.92146 $0.98007
TransLink $0.22617 $0.21766 $0.22650
BC Assessment Authority $0.03970 $0.04147 $0.04462
Greater Vancouver Regional District $0.04164 $0.04353 $0.04256
Municipal Finance Authority $0.00020 $0.00021 $0.00021
TOTAL $2.56116 $2.46826 $2.55489

Additional Provincial School Tax

Based on values before land averaging is applied

Property value 2019
$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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