Tax rates

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 2021 final tax rates for all levying bodies are detailed in the table below:

2021 Final Tax Rates
Tax Class DescriptionTax ClassTownTown -
Sewers
Region*

Education

Total

Residential  RT .00279884 .00128890 .00629988 .00153000 .01191862
Multi-Residential MT .00551371 .00254110 .01241076 .00153000 .02199557
Commercial CT, CH, GT, ST, XT, YT, ZT .00485571 .00223785 .01092966 .00880000 .02682322
Commercial - Excess/Vacant CU, CX, SU, XU .00376317 .00173433 .00847049 .00880000 .02276799
Industrial IT, IH, LT .00736095 .00339244 .01656869 .00880000 .03612208
Industrial - Excess/Vacant IU, IX, LU .00570474 .00262914 .01284073 .00880000 .02997461
Pipelines PT .00476391               - .01072303 .00880000 .02428694
Farm/Managed Forests FT, TT .00069971 .00032248 .00157497 .00038250 .00297966

* 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 (.01191862) = $1,191 a year in property taxes  

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