Legislative Calendar

Oct 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]
Oct 01, 2018If a local government establishes a weed control committee under the Weed Control Act, the committee must submit an annual report to the Minister and to the council or board no later than October 1st in each year.[9(4) WCA]
Oct 01, 2018Last date to take votes to obtain elector assent for a bylaw authorizing a municipality or regional district to withdraw from a regional library district. No vote to obtain assent may be taken after October1 in any year.[29(2) LA]
Oct 01, 2018Last date upon which a public library association may request for a municipality to assume responsibility for providing library service in the municipality. No request may be made after October 1 in any year.[42(1) LA]
Oct 03, 2018Last day to publish notice of required advance voting which is on Oct. 10th.[LGA s. 107(5)]
Oct 10, 2018Required Advance Voting.[LGA s. 107(1)]
Oct 13, 2018Last day to publish notice of general voting.[LGA s. 99(1)]
Oct 13, 2018Last day to publish notice of assent voting.[LGA s. 176(1)]
Oct 15, 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]
Oct 15, 2018Refer to the Police Tax Regulation for the remittance due dates for the months of July, August, September, October, November.[4 PTR]
Oct 15, 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]
Oct 20, 2018General Voting Day.
Oct 20, 2018Deadline to receive mail ballots is close of general voting.[LGA s. 110(9)]
Oct 20, 2018May announce preliminary results.[LGA s. 144(1)]
Oct 20, 2018Period for inspection of list of electors closes.]LGA s. 77(3) ]
Oct 20, 2018Campaign period ends.[LECFA s. 10(1) & (2)]
Oct 21, 2018First day candidate elected by acclamation may make oath of office (oath must be made by Dec. 10th).[LGA s. 202(1)(a); CC s. 120(1)(a); SA s. 50(1)(a)]
Oct 22, 2018Determination of official voting results must be done before declaration (see Oct. 24th).[LGA s. 145]
Oct 22, 2018Advance elector registration opens.[LGA s. 71(4)]
Oct 24, 2018Last possible day for declaration of official results - must be done by 4:00 PM.[LGA s. 146(1)]
Oct 24, 2018Email to Elections BC the names of candidates declared elected by voting and acclamation.[LECFA s. 92(4)]
Oct 24, 2018Time period for judicial recount applications starts after declaration.[LGA s. 148(3)]
Oct 24, 2018Last day to report results of an election by acclamation.[LGA s. 158(1)]
Oct 24, 2018Election materials available for public inspection after declaration.[LGA s. 160]
Oct 24, 2018First day when fireworks may be sold, given, fired, or set off if a local government has, by bylaw, declared that the Fireworks Act applies.[3 FWA]
Oct 29, 2018Last day for applications for judicial recount.[LGA s. 148(3)]
Oct 30, 2018First day candidate elected by voting may make oath of office (oath must be made by Dec 8th).[LGA s. 147(1)]
Oct 30, 2018Last date for the assessment commissioner to supply to each municipality and taxing treaty first nation estimates of assessed values. Must be done before October 31 in each year.[2 AA]
Oct 31, 2018Revenue returns for utility companies must be filed with the collector by October 31 in each year.[192(e) CC; 644(4) LGA]
Oct 31, 2018Deadline for issuance and cancellation of revitalization certificates, if you are doing a revitalization tax program. Certificates to be sent to BC Assessment as soon as possible after issuance.[226(12) CC]
Oct 31, 2018Permissive tax exemption bylaws to be adopted and in force on or before October 31 in each year. [224, 225 CC; 391(3), 392(2), 394(2), 396 LGA]
Oct 31, 2018Last day of the calendar year before a taxation year for a regional district to request reapportioning of police taxes among the contributing areas of the regional district. To be requested on or before October 31 in each year.[66.3(6) PA]
Oct 31, 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