Property Taxes


2016 Property Taxes

Taxes are Due July 4th  by 4 pm.   YOU SHOULD HAVE ALREADY OR VERY SOON RECEIVED YOUR 2016 PROPERTY TAX NOTICE BY MAIL.  If not, please contact the municipal office at 250-474-1773.   Remember  Friday,  July 1 is  Canada Day, a statutory holiday, and our office will be closed.

Home Owner Grant Options: Banks no longer accept HOG claims at the counter, therefore, the District of Highlands provides new online options below.  We also accept Home Owner Grant claims at our counter, secure drop box or mailed.  Please remember to claim every year.
Visit the District’s website and click the ONLINE SERVICES button, you will find the following options and instructions:
•CLAIMING YOUR E-HOG electronically
•VIEWING YOUR TAX ACCOUNT (you must register to safeguard your personal information)
•PAYING YOUR TAXES    (information on how to pay through your Financial Institution’s website) •PRE-AUTHORIZED PAYMENT PLAN  (PAPP)  - how to apply
Payment Options:  
•Mail us a cheque or post-dated cheque to avoid a line up (please include roll # on cheque for reference).
•In person
•After hours:  secure drop box at   front door
•We accept cash, cheque, debit/interact 
•We DO NOT accept credit cards
•You may also pay via internet banking through YOUR financial institution’s website as:  “Highlands, Dist-Taxes” is now set up as a Payee at major banks and credit unions.

If you have moved or bought your property this year, please give the District Office a quick call at 250-474-1773 before mid-May to ensure that the District has your current mailing address. The District Office hours are 8:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday to Friday.