Property Tax Deadline July 2

With the deadline just a few days away, property taxpayers are reminded that payment must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 2, 2015.  A penalty of 10% will be applied to outstanding current year taxes and unclaimed Provincial Home Owner Grants at the close of business on July 2 

Thinking ahead to next year, you may wish to enrol in the monthly, automatic pre-payment program. This program allows you to pay on a monthly basis instead of one lump sum, making budgeting easier and helping avoid the risk of a 10% penalty. For 10 months, a fixed amount is automatically debited from your bank account. Once taxes have been determined the remaining balance will be debited on the due date in July.

The City is pleased to offer a variety of methods to pay your property taxes for 2015.

  • Pay Online/ Financial Institution
    “Skip the trip” to City Hall by choosing to pay online through your financial institution. Most banks and credit unions accept property tax payments online or in person. Please use the Folio Number, located at the top left of your tax notice. Provincial home owner grants can be claimed electronically.
  • Post-dated Cheques
    Cheques post-dated for July 2, 2015 are accepted. Cheques can be dropped off at the Public Service Centre at City Hall, or in the after-hours drop box located at the Pandora Avenue entrance of City Hall.
  • Credit Card - NEW
    As a customer service improvement, taxpayers can now pay property taxes by using a third party payment option (Plastiq).  Using this service will result in an additional 1.99% service fee to the customer.  Please note the option to pay by credit card is not available at City Hall.
  • Public Service Centre
    If you prefer to pay your taxes in person, the Public Service Centre is open Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Cash, cheque and Interac are accepted. Credit cards are not accepted. Although the Public Service Centre is fully staffed for the busy season, line-ups prior to the July 2 deadline should be expected.

You can also sign up for eBilling to receive next year’s Property Tax Notice by email. For more information visit our Property Tax page.