Yearly Taxes & Utilities Calendar

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Important Dates


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


  • March 31 Payment Due Date for Utility Bills


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


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


  • 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:\
    • Utilities Instalment Plan or
    • Tax Prepayment Plan


  • August 1: Withdrawals start for the Utility Instalment Plan & Taxes Prepayment Plan for 202​1 taxation year.


  • September 1​6: Second 5% penalty added to current taxes if not paid by September 1​5.


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


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

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