For Factual Errors in your Assessment

A property owner may make application under Section 357 or Section 358 of the Municipal Act for a refund of property taxes for the following reasons:

  • Ceased to be liable to be taxed at rate it is taxed
  • Became exempt
  • Fire/Demolition
  • Mobile unit removed
  • Gross or manifest clerical error

The property tax refund application can be made for a period during the year or for the entire year.  This application must be made to the Township no later than February 28 of the year following the taxation year to which the application relates.

Farm Property Class Tax Rate Program

Farm properties satisfying the eligibility requirements are identified for the Farm Property Class and are taxed at 25% of the municipal residential tax rate.

For information on the Farm Property Class Tax Rate Program please visit the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food & Rural Affairs.

Property Tax Rebate for Vacant Commercial and Industrial Buildings

To apply for a rebate of taxes for vacant units in commercial and industrial property please read and complete the application form.

Registered Charities

To apply for a rebate of taxes for eligible charities, please read and complete the application form .

Managed Forest Tax Incentive Program (MFTIP)

Through th Managed Forest Tax Incentive Program, landowners who get their property classified as 'Managed Forest' pay 25% of the municipal tax rate set for residential properties.

For more details, please visit the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.

Conservation Land Tax Incentive Program (CLTIP)

Under the Conservation Land Tax Incentive Program, you could qualify for a 100% property tax exemption for land that has important natural heritage features.

For more details, please visit the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.

 

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