Property & Payment Services
Learn about the functions and responsibilities of City of Surrey's Property & Payment Services.
The Property & Payment Services team is responsible for generating and collecting property taxes, the largest single revenue source for the City. Utility billings and dog licencing services are also provided, along with general customer service and payment collection for the City of Surrey.
Property & Payment Services coordinates and generates property taxes and utility bills using the current tax and utility rates approved by Council. BC Assessment provides property assessment values for taxation purposes. There are over 165,000 property tax accounts and over 110,000 annual and metered utility accounts in the City.
This section also administers:
- Dog licence billing
- Collection of grants-in-lieu of taxes
- Local area services
- Logging ditch improvement district fees
In addition to collecting municipal property taxes and utilities, this section is also responsible for collecting taxes for other authorities including:
- Metro Vancouver
- Municipal Finance Authority
- BC Assessment
- Provincial School Tax
More information can be found on the Services & Payments page.