Legislative Calendar

Sep 01, 2018Interest rates for refunds of tax overpayments and for refund of municipal tax sale money are set January 1, April 1, July 1 and October 1; and on taxes in arrear or delinquent, January 1, May 1, and September 1. Circulars provided by Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing.[239 CC; 654(4), 668(2) LGA; 245 CC; 246 CC; 1, 2 MTR; IRR]
Sep 01, 2018Interest on overpayment of taxes is payable from September 1 of the year taxes due or the 61st day after payment is made, if tax payment is made after July 2, whichever is later.[239 CC; 1 MTR]
Sep 04, 2018Each municipality and regional district represented on a library board must pay its share of budget in equal installments on March1, June1, September1 and December1 of each year.[25(5) LA]
Sep 04, 20189:00 AM: Nomination period begins.[LGA s. 84(1)]
Sep 04, 2018List of electors available for public inspection and period for objections to elector registration begins.[LGA s. 77(3) & 79]
Sep 04, 2018Challenge of nomination or endorsement may be made from time of delivery of nomination or endorsement documents until Sept. 18th.[LGA s. 91 & 96]
Sep 04, 2018Nomination and endorsement documents available for public inspection from time of delivery.[LGA s. 89(7)]
Sep 04, 2018Unless otherwise established, application period for scrutineers for assent voting begins.[LGA s. 183(2)]
Sep 10, 2018Refer to the Police Tax Regulation for the remittance due dates for the months of July, August, September, October, November.[4 PTR]
Sep 10, 2018Refer to the School Tax Remitting Regulation for the monthly due dates for the balance of tax remittances, for the months of July, August, September, October, November.[4 STRR]
Sep 10, 2018First day to give notice of the required advance voting opportunity which must be held on Oct. 10th.[LGA s. 107(5)]
Sep 13, 2018Before nomination period ends (4pm Sept. 14th), to endorse a person nominated, elector organization must submit required information to chief election officer.[LGA s. 93]
Sep 14, 20184:00 PM: Declaration of candidates.[LGA s. 97(1)]
Sep 14, 20184:00 PM: If insufficient candidates, start receiving additional nominations immediately.[LGA s. 97(2)]
Sep 14, 20184:00 PM: Give notice for extension of nominations, if possible.[LGA s. 97(3)]
Sep 14, 20184:00 PM: Submit remaining specified nomination and endorsement documents to Elections BC.[LECFA s. 92(1) & (2)]
Sep 14, 20184:00 PM: Unless otherwise established, application period for scrutineers for assent voting ends.[LGA s. 183(2)]
Sep 14, 20184:00 PM: Unless application period for assent voting scrutineers is otherwise established, last day for public inspection of notice of application period.[LGA s. 182(4)]
Sep 14, 2018Where 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]
Sep 14, 2018Earliest date of last notice published on tax sale (at least 3 days and not more than 10 days before tax sale date.)[647 LGA]
Sep 14, 2018Objections to elector registrations must be received before 4:00 pm.[LGA s. 79(2)]
Sep 14, 20184:00 PM: Nomination period ends.[LGA s. 84(1)]
Sep 17, 20184:00 PM: Deadline for nominations if extension due to insufficient candidates.[LGA s. 97(2)]
Sep 17, 20184:00 PM: If nominations received during extension period, submit specified nomination documents and revised list of declared candidates to Elections BC.[LECFA s. 92(1)]
Sep 18, 20184:00 PM: Deadline for challenge of nominations and elector organization endorsements (court must hear and determine challenges within 72 hours).[LGA s. 91 and 96]
Sep 19, 2018Last day to meet 30-day jurisdiction residency/ property ownership requirement for registering on general voting day (Oct. 20th).[LGA s. 65(1)(d) & 66(1); SA s. 40(1)(d) & 41(1)(e)]
Sep 20, 2018First day to publish Notice of election (if a nomination is challenged, do not publish until challenge is determined by the court).[LGA s. 99(1)]
Sep 20, 2018First day to publish Notice of assent voting.[LGA s. 176(1)]
Sep 20, 2018Last date for giving last notice of tax sale (at least 3 days prior to September 24).[647 LGA]
Sep 21, 20184:00 pm deadline for withdrawal of candidates (unless Ministerial approval of later date).[LGA s. 101(1)]
Sep 21, 20184:00 pm deadline for court to hear and determine challenge of nomination or elector organization endorsement.[LGA s. 91(9) & 96(8)]
Sep 21, 2018Elector organization endorsement must not appear on ballot if organization or candidate withdraws the endorsement before 4:00 PM.[LGA s. 95]
Sep 21, 2018Advise Elections BC of any successful challenges of nominations or elector organization endorsements.[LECFA s. 92(3)]
Sep 21, 2018Deadline for receiving originals of faxed or emailed nomination documents (at close of office hours).[LGA s. 89(5)]
Sep 21, 2018Midnight: Election period ends.
Sep 22, 2018Campaign period begins. [LECFA s. 10(1) & 10(2)]
Sep 24, 20184:00 PM declaration of election by voting.[LGA s. 98(2)]
Sep 24, 20184:00 PM declaration of candidates elected by acclamation.[LGA s. 98(3)]
Sep 24, 2018Tax sale must be held at 10:00 am on last Monday in September.[645(1), (2) LGA]
Sep 25, 2018Last date upon which the owner of a property may redeem the property sold by 2017 tax sale: the time limit for making a redemption is one year from the day the tax sale began, or a further time allowed by bylaw.[660(2) LGA]
Sep 26, 2018Earliest date upon which the collector of taxes for a municipality must forward a notice to the registrar of land titles that a parcel of land sold for taxes was not redeemed at the end of its redemption period, assuming that the parcel of land was sold on the first day of the tax sale in 2017 (September 25, 2017). Upon forwarding the notice, the municipality must also immediately notify the administrator under the Property Transfer Tax Act.[663(1), (4) LGA]
Sep 28, 2018On or before September 30 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]
Sep 28, 2018If an improvement district providing fire protection, street lighting, or other specified services includes a municipality, the amount raised within the municipality for improvement district purposes must be paid on or before September 30 by the municipality to the improvement district, which must without delay pay the amount to the Minister of Finance.[711(6) LGA]
Sep 28, 2018Monthly 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