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How To Pay Your Property Taxes

When is the last day to pay taxes without penalty?


Payments will be accepted without penalty if:

  • Delivered by 4:30 pm on July 3, 2018 at the counter in the Finance Department
  • Delivered by midnight on July 3, 2018 through the mail slot next to the front doors at City Hall
  • Dated July 3, 2018 or earlier through online banking (contact your bank)
  • Received at City Hall via mail or courier no later than 4:30 pm on July 3, 2018
  • Delivered to your financial institution and date stamped July 3, 2018
What if I don't pay?
After July 3, 2018, a 10% penalty will be imposed on all outstanding current tax balances. Penalties are also applied to any balance owing due to an unclaimed Home Owner Grant.

How can I pay?
Cash, cheques (can be post dated to July 3, 2018), money order, debit card or by online banking services (see below).

The City also offers a Pre-Authorized Withdrawal System for monthly payments taken directly from your bank account.  Contact the Finance Department at 604-485-8621 or 604-485-8620 to sign up.


Online Banking
  • Log in
    • Log onto online banking with your financial institution
    • If you do not have online banking, contact your bank to set it up
    • Add City of Powell River as a payee​​
  • Adding a Payee
Financial Institution   Payee Name Account No. (Folio No.)
Bank of Montreal Powell River, City of, Taxes XXXXXXX
First Credit Union City of Powell River XXXXXXX
Royal Bank of Canada POWELL RIVER (CITY) - TAXES 00000XXXXXXX (needs 12 digits)
Scotiabank Powell River (City) TAX XXXXXXX


Where can I pay?
At your financial institution or at City Hall (drop box available after hours).
Or by mail or courier to (must be received by 4:30 pm on July 3, 2018):

City of Powell River, Tax Department
6910 Duncan Street,
Powell River BC V8A 1V4

What if I sold the property?
Return the notice to City Hall


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