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Mar 01, 2017The taxes payable to an improvement district bear interest at the rate prescribed from March 1 next following the date on which the taxes are levied, until paid or recovered.[717(1) LGA]
Mar 01, 2017Regional Districts undertake public consultation process prior to adopting Financial Plan Bylaw by March 31.[375 LGA]
Mar 01, 2017On or before March 1 in each year, the library board must prepare and submit to the municipal council its annual budget for providing library service in the municipality. [10(1) LA]
Mar 01, 2017Each municipality and regional district represented on a library board must pay its share of budget in equal installments on March 1, June 1, September 1 and December 1 of each year. [25(5) LA]
Mar 01, 2017Any changes to the provisional budget submitted in the previous year by a municipal police board must be submitted to council on or before March 1 of the year to which the provisional budget relates.[27(2) PA]
Mar 15, 2017Where a municipality is collecting taxes for a regional transit commission, it shall on or before the 15th day of each calendar month, pay to British Columbia Transit all of those taxes collected during the preceding calendar month.[17 BCTR]
Mar 15, 2017Forward remittance and remittance report to UBCM for Commercial Vehicle Licenses, if done by municipality. [635 LGA]
Mar 15, 2017Last possible date to publish the second of the two required notice publications for Assessment Averaging and Phasing Bylaw (if Bylaw is adopted on last possible day of March 30).[94, 198 CC; 5 AAPR]
Mar 30, 2017Last possible date to adopt Assessment Averaging and Phasing Bylaw. Bylaw must be adopted before March 31 in the year in which it is to take effect.[198 CC; 5 AAPR]
Mar 31, 2017Regional Districts must adopt Financial Plan Bylaw by March 31 of each year. A copy of the Bylaw must be forwarded to the municipalities and the Inspector.[374, 375(2) LGA]
Mar 31, 2017Last possible date for the Municipal Finance Authority to hold its first meeting of the year. A Chair must be selected at this first meeting.[4(1) MFAA]
Mar 31, 2017Last day for the collector to notify the Minister responsible for the administration of the Land Act that taxes are delinquent on land the Province has agreed to sell under an agreement to purchase.[255 CC]
Mar 31, 2017On or before March 31 in each year, local governments must remit to the Agricultural Land Commission a portion of application fees received under the Agricultural Land Commission Act.[35(1)(b) ALCA; 33(3) ALRR]
Mar 31, 2017Under the Municipal Wastewater Regulation, a local government discharger who covered by an accepted assurance plan must submit an annual report to a Director of Waste Management on or before March 31.[7 EMA; 65(1) MWR]
Mar 31, 2017Last business day for a regional district board, if it is also a regional hospital district board, to adopt, by bylaw, the annual budget of the regional hospital district board. Submit a copy of bylaw and certified budget to the minister.[23(5) HDA]
Mar 31, 2017Last date by which a municipality may, without the approval of the Lieutenant Governor in Council, pass a bylaw to impose a tax that would cover a portion of the annual cost of operating a public passenger system.[14(1) BCTA]
Mar 31, 2017Statement of Financial Information (SOFI) must be made available within 3 months after the end of the fiscal year end under the Financial Information Act.[2(2) FIA]
Mar 31, 2017Monthly reports to: Canada Customs and Revenue Agency for GST/PST; Statistics Canada for building permits; Health Authority for water quality testing.
AA
Assessment Act
HOGA
Home Owner Grant Act
AAA
Assessment Authority Act
HOGR
Home Owner Grant Regulation
ALCA
Agricultural Land Commission Act
IRR
Interest Rates Under Various Statutes Regulation
AAPR
Assessment Averaging and Phasing Regulation
LA
Library Act
ALRR
Agricultural Land Reserve, ;Use, Subdivision and Procedures Regulation
LGA
Local Government Act
BCTA
BC Transit Act
LTDA
Land Tax Deferment Act
BCTR
BC Transit Regulation
MFAA
Municipal Finance Authority Act
CC
Community Charter
MHA
Manufactured Home Act
CIFSA
Cremation, Internment and Funeral Services Act
MHTA
Manufactured Home Tax Act
CIFSR
Cremation, Internment and Funeral Services Regulation
MTR
Municipal Tax Regulation
EA
Expropriation Act
MWR
Municipal Wastewater Regulation
EMA
Environmental Management Act
PA
Police Act
FDA
Financial Disclosure Act
PTR
Police Tax Regulation
FIA
Financial Information Act
SA
School Act
FWA
Fireworks Act
SCBCTAA
South Coast BC Transportation Authority Act
HDA
Hospital District Act
STRR
School Tax Remitting Regulation
HDAR
Hospital District Act Regulation
WCA
Weed Control Act