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Property Tax Fees

Bankruptcy Notices - $25
There is a $25 fee added to a property tax account when the City is required to complete a Bankruptcy Notice.

Farm Debt Mediation Letters - $35
A Farm Debt Mediation Letter is a mandatory letter required by the Federal Government to be issued prior to the registration of a property for Tax Sale. There is a $25 fee added to each property tax account where a Farm Debt Mediation letter is issued.

Faxing
$1 for local fax numbers
$5 for out-of-town (long distance) fax numbers

General Administration Fee - $25
The General Administration fee is a fee charged to a property tax account when a non-tax charge is added to the property tax account. The non-tax charge can include, but is not restricted to, building division recoveries and outstanding water/sewer charges.

New Account Set Up Fee - $50
There is a $50 fee charged when a new property tax account is created as a result of land severances, new subdivision lots, new condominium units, etc. This fee in invoiced separately to the owner the month following the month that the new account was created.

Ownership Change Fee - $25
There is a $25 fee when the ownership record on a property tax account is changed. The fee is separately invoiced to the new owner the month following the change.

Returned Cheque Fee - $35
The Returned Cheque fee is levied on an account when a cheque has been returned due to insufficient funds in the bank account upon which the cheque was written.

Tax Certificates - $60
A Tax Certificate is a legal document issued regarding the status of property taxes on a specific property. The fee is charged per roll number per request.

Tax Receipts / Statement of Account or Tax Bill Reprints - $20
There is a $20 fee for a receipt for taxes paid, a computer generated Statement of Account, including itemized instalments and payment information, or a reprint of a tax bill previously issued.

Tax Sale Administration Fee (Finance Department) - $325
The Tax Sale Administration fee is a fee added to a property tax account by the Tax Office when the tax sale registration process is started. Additional Legal and Mailing fees are also applicable.  Further fees are applicable should the property, after the required time period, be offered for sale.