Yearly Taxes & Utilities Calendar

January

  • January 1: Final Utility Instalment Plan Withdrawal for Utility Bill payment
  • January 31: Deadline to file a Notice of Complaint (Appeal) with the BC Assessment Authority regarding the assessed value of your property

February

  • February Utility Bills for Water and Garbage pick-up charges are mailed at the end of February.

March

  • March 31: Payment Due Date for Utility Bills

April

  • April 1: First 5% penalty added to unpaid balance on Utility accounts

May

  • May 1: Final Tax Prepayment Plan Withdrawal for Property Tax Bill payment
  • Property Tax Bills are mailed at the end of May.

July

  • July 2: Payment Due Date for Property Tax Bills and claiming Home Owner Grant, if eligible
  • July 3: First 5% penalty added to current taxes if not paid by July 2
  • July 15: Final date to submit changes, new applications for August 1 withdrawal for:
    • Tax Prepayment Plan
    • Utilities Instalment Plan

August

  • August 1: Withdrawals start for the Utility Instalment Plan and Taxes Prepayment Plan for 2021 taxation year

September

  • September 16: Second 5% penalty added to current taxes if not paid by September 15

October

  • October 1: Second 5% penalty added to Utilities account if not paid by September 30

December

  • December 31: Unpaid balance on Utility account transferred to Tax arrears. Daily interest accrues until paid in full.