Your property tax notice includes:
your general City property taxes
the roads levy
the drainage parcel tax
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.
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.
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 2013, the home owner grant will be reduced on higher-valued properties by $5 for each $1,000 of assessed value over $1,295,000. The basic grant is eliminated on homes assessed at $1,409,000 or more, and the additional grant is eliminated on homes of $1,464,000 or more.
Have your Surrey property tax in by the July 2 deadline each year.
Learn how Surrey property tax rates are determined, and see the 2013 Tax Rate Schedule.
Pay your Surrey property taxes through online banking, or learn your other payment options to pay by the July 2 due date.
Pre-pay your 2014 property tax and annual utilities through a monthly pre-authorized withdrawal from your bank.
Online Property Taxes & Utilities Inquiry allows you to view property assessment values, legal description, tax and utility levy information [...]
Review the BC Property Tax Deferment Program types to see if you qualify to defer your property tax payment.
Obtain a Tax Certificate online for conveyancing purposes.
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 [...]