Home owners may be eligible to defer payment of property taxes under the Land Tax Deferment Program administered by the Province. To qualify for deferment, the home owner must be:
- living in your own house,
- age 55 or over;
- a widow or widower;
- a family with children under the age of 18; or
- a person with a disability who is receiving a disability allowance or benefit under the Disability Benefits Program Act.
There is an initial fee of $60 and a renewal fee of $10 charged by the Deferment Branch. Additional information may be obtained from the Tax Deferment Branch website or by phone at (250) 387-0555.