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Property Taxes

Calculating your property taxes

Property taxes are determined by dividing the current assessed value of land and improvements determined by BC Assessment by 1,000, and multiplying by the rate for the class type. Review the current tax rate schedule.

What your property tax notice includes

Your property tax notice includes:

  • your general City property taxes
  • the roads levy
  • the drainage parcel tax
  • waste collection fees
  • taxes collected for other authorities. 

The City offers many convenient payment options for customers to pay their bill. The tax office is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. City hall will be closed on all statutory holidays.

Claiming your Home Owner Grant

The Home Owner Grant is a provincial property tax assistance program available for residential home owners who qualify.

Claim your Electronic Home Owner Grant  (if eligible) and update your account instantly.

For 2016, the home owner grant will be reduced on higher-valued properties by $5 for each $1,000 of assessed value over $1,200,000. The basic grant is eliminated on homes assessed at $1,314,000 or more, and the additional grant is eliminated on homes assessed at $1,369,000 or more.


Property Tax Due Date

Have your Surrey property tax in by the July 2 deadline each year.

Property Tax Rate Schedule

Learn how Surrey property tax rates are determined, and see the Tax Rate Schedule.

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Property Tax Payment Options

Pay your Surrey property taxes through online banking, or learn your other payment options to pay by the July 2 due date.

Property Tax Pre-Authorized Pre-Payment Plan

Pre-pay your property tax and annual utilities through a monthly pre-authorized withdrawal from your bank.

Online Taxes & Utilities Inquiry

Find property assessment values, legal description, tax and utility levy information related to properties in the City of Surrey.

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Deferment Programs

Review the BC Property Tax Deferment Program types to see if you qualify to defer your property tax payment.

Tax Certificate

Obtain a Tax Certificate online for conveyancing purposes.

Tax Sale

Find the date of the annual Tax Sale, where The Local Government Act requires the City to sell at tax sale all properties whose taxes are in [...]

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Address Changes

Update your address online to ensure proper property tax and utilities billing.