The tax rates for the Town and Region are based on the budgets approved by their respective councils. The province is responsible for establishing the tax rates for educational purposes.

The 2019 final tax rates for all levying bodies are detailed in the table below:

2019 Final Tax Rates
Tax Class DescriptionTax ClassTownTown -
Sewers
Region*

Education

Total

Residential  RT .00255064 .00134471 .00604482 .00161000 .01155017
Multi-Residential MT .00502476 .00264908 .01868386 .00161000 .02796770
Commercial CT, CH, GT, ST, XT, YT, ZT .00442511 .00233294 .01048716 .01030000 .02754521
Commercial - Excess/Vacant CU, CX, SU, XU .00309757 .00163306 .00734101 .00875500 .02082664
Industrial IT, IH, LT .00670818 .00353659 .01589787 .01290000 .03904264
Industrial - Excess/Vacant IU, IX, LU .00469573 .00247561 .01112852 .01096500 .02926486
Pipelines PT .00434145               - .01614303 .01030000 .03078448
Farm/Managed Forests FT, TT .00063766 .00033618 .00151121 .00161000 .00409505

* Includes waste management charge

Example calculation

The tax rates for all classes of property are calculated as a "multiplier" of the residential tax rate based on the tax ratios approved by council.
Example: Residential property valued at $100,000 x tax rate (.01155017) = $1,155 a year in property taxes  

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