Legislative Calendar

Jul 01, 2022Interest rates for refunds of tax overpayments, refund of municipal tax sale money and on taxes in arrear or delinquent are set January 1, April 1, July 1 and October 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, 24 HOGR]
Jul 04, 2022Property taxes due on July 2, unless municipality has established an alternative tax collection scheme.[234(1) CC; 2 MHTA; MHA
Jul 04, 2022Last day to adopt any bylaws or bylaw amendments to apply to general local election and assent voting.[LGA s. 56]
Jul 05, 2022Apply penalty to unpaid taxes on next day after due date.[234(2) CC and 3 MTR]
Jul 05, 2022First date upon which the collector of taxes in a municipality may register a financing statement in the personal property registry, with respect to taxes for a manufactured home imposed under the Local Government Act that have become due.[28(1) MHA]
Jul 15, 2022Where 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]
Jul 18, 2022Last day for municipalities to pay to the Minister of Finance an instalment equal to the difference between (1) the amount equal to the sum of the amount of general school taxes under (2) and additional school taxes under (3), and (2) the administration fee prescribed under s. 124(10) SA. If a municipality has an additional municipal tax due date, the municipality must pay to the minister, on or before the tenth business day after that additional municipal tax due date, an instalment equal to the sum of the following amounts the balance of general school taxes and the balance of additional school taxes.[3, 4 STRR]
Jul 18, 2022Last day for a municipality collecting police taxes for a taxation year to pay to the minister an instalment equal to the balance of the police taxes collected by the municipality on or before the municipal tax due date after making adjustments, if any, referred to in section 66.41 [adjustments] of the Act, and deducting the administration fee, if any, authorized under section 66.9 [minister may authorize administration fee] of the Act. Together with such instalment, a municipality must submit to the minister a statement certifying that the instalment was calculated in accordance with s. 3 and that it is correct. The statement must be certified by the collector or a person in another position authorized for that purpose by the municipality.[3(a), 5 PTR]
Jul 25, 2022First day designated local government officer may give public a notice of the close of advance registration (close period is Aug 23 to Oct 17). First of two consecutive weekly publications, pursuant to LGA s. 50, LGA Schedule s. 4 and CC s. 94.[LGA s. 50, 71(5), CC s. 94]
Jul 28, 2022Last date for claiming tax sale surplus from 2020 tax sale, after which the unclaimed surplus must be transferred to BC Unclaimed Property Society, assuming publication on last day (if unclaimed 3 months after publication under LGA s. 659(5)).[254 CC; 659(6) LGA]
Jul 29, 2022The proceeds of taxes levied and collected must be paid to the Assessment Authority by the municipality before August 1 in the year the tax was levied.[20(3) AAA]
Jul 29, 2022Last day for the municipality or the Minister of Finance to pay to the Municipal Finance Authority the proceeds of rates levied to finance the debt reserve fund and the operating fund. Proceeds to be paid by August 1st in the year in which the rates were levied.[19(4) MFAA]
Jul 29, 2022Monthly reports to: Canada Customs and Revenue Agency for GST/PST; Statistics Canada for building permits; Health Authority for water quality testing.
Jul 29, 2022In each year in which the South Coast BC Transportation Authority assesses taxes, affected municipalities must pay to the authority, by August 1 of the year for which the taxes are assessed, all of the assessed taxes that have been collected by July 15 of that year.[26(2) SCBCTAA]
Jul 29, 2022Regional District municipal requisitions must be paid on or before August 1 as well as all other requisition amounts.[385(2) LGA]
Jul 29, 2022The amounts requisitioned by a Regional Hospital District from (1) municipalities must be paid to the board on or before August 1 in the current year; and (2) improvement districts and rural areas must be paid from the consolidated revenue fund to the board on or before August 1 in the current year.[25(2) & 25(6) HDA]
Assessment Act
Home Owner Grant Act
Assessment Authority Act
Home Owner Grant Regulation
Assessment Act Regulation
Interest Rates Under Various Statutes Regulation
Agricultural Land Commission Act
Library Act
Assessment Averaging and Phasing Regulation
Local Elections Campaign Financing Act
Agricultural Land Reserve, ;Use, Subdivision and Procedures Regulation
Land Tax Deferment Act
BC Transit Act
Municipalities Enabling and Validating (No. 4)
BC Transit Regulation
Municipal Finance Authority Act
Community Charter
Manufactured Home Act
Cremation, Interment and Funeral Services Act
Manufactured Home Tax Act
Cremation, Interment and Funeral Services Regulation
Municipal Tax Regulation
Economic Stablization (COVID-19) Act
Municipal Wastewater Regulation
Environmental Management Act
Police Act
Financial Disclosure Act
Police Tax Regulation
Financial Information Act
School Act
Fireworks Act
South Coast BC Transportation Authority Act
Hospital District Act
School Tax Remitting Regulation
Hospital District Act Regulation
Weed Control Act