Like any corporation, a municipality would not operate without finances. Funding for municipalities comes from four main sources:
  • Property taxes (by assessed value, frontage or parcel)
  • User fees (sale of services such as water or sanitary sewer)
  • Interest earned on investments
  • Outside grants and donations

Property taxes are due annually on July 31, and any unpaid balances (including unclaimed Home Owner Grants) will have a 10% penalty applied in accordance with the Community Charter.

Utilities are billed on your property tax notice. If you would like to receive your bill by email, please advice our finance department.

Failure to receive your property tax notice or utility invoice does not negate the responsibility of the property owner to pay for tax levies, fees and/or rates established by bylaw and any unpaid balances after the due date will be subject to applicable penalties. If you have any questions or concerns about your property tax notice, or if you have not received your property tax notice, please notify staff immediately.

To view property details and assessment comparisons through BC Assessment click here.

For more information, please view:

Water Regulations and Rates Bylaw

Sewer Regulations and Rates Bylaw

Sanitary Sewer Parcel Tax Bylaw

Water Parcel Tax Bylaw

Five Year Financial Plan (2016 - 2020) Bylaw

Revitalization Tax Exemption Bylaw 1018

2015 Financial Statements

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