Rates & Fees

Sewer & Water Rates

Meter Deposit: owner – $50.00; renter $100.00

Effective Jan 1/21:Water: $36.92/month; 675 Gal/week; 2700 Gal/month; 8100 Gal/quarter
Sewer: $23.32/month;

Water over – $12.56/1000 Gal X .01256 (over 8100 Gallons)

Weekly rates:

  • Water: 1 Wk. $9.23; 2 Wks $18.46; 3 Wks $27.69
  • Sewer: 1 Wk $5.83; 2 Wks $11.66; 3 Wks $ 17.49

Minimum water & sewer rate per quarter – ($110.76 (w)+ $69.96 (s) + $5.00 (wm)) = $185.72
Waste Management Fee= $5.00 per quarter

Water rate – non-resident sales – $25.00/1000 Gallons

Other Fees

Business Licenses: all – $150.00; except home-based/petty trades & direct sellers – $50.00.

Click Here for information on business licenses.

Cemetery Fees:

  • grave plots – $400.00 + GST
  • grave openings (casket) – $600.00 + GST
  • grave opening (cremative) – $300.00 + GST
  • cremative into existing plot:
    • plot charge – $200.00+ GST
    • grave opening – $300.00 + GST
  • Columbarium Niche – $1,000.00 + GST
    • Brass Plate & Engraving- $500.00 +GST
    • Interment of 2nd remains in niche- $300.00 +GST
  • Memorial Wall
    • Brass Plaque- $250.00 +GST

Compound: $25.00 first 7 days; $2.00/day thereafter

NSF: $20.00 plus bank charges

Permits:

  • Plumbing: $100.00 for 10 fixtures and $5.00/fixture thereafter
  • Building: $30.00 to a $5,000 value-extra $5.00 for every $1,000 thereafter to 1 million, & 4.00 for every $1,000 over 1 million
  • Development: $50.00
  • Moving/demolition: $30.00

Plot Plans:

  • New – $125.00 + GST
  • Renew existing – $25.00 + GST

SAMA Records: $15.00/property assessment record

Tax Certificates: $20.00

Gravel-Town Pit (2015) $5.00/yard

Waste Disposal Fees:

  • Building demolition materials fees:
    • $50.00/tandem truck for concrete & other debris
    • $75.00/semi truck for concrete & other debris
    • $35.00 for appliances containing refrigerants (fridges, air conditioners, etc.)
    • Small trailer – $10.00
    • Dump trailers (12-14′ average size) – $20.00 without sides, $40.00 with sides

Tax & Incentives

Residential Mill Rate

Municipal 12 + .8 RMRF School 4.12

Agriculture Mill Rate

Municipal 12 School 1.43

Commercial Mill Rate

Municipal 12 + 1.2 CMRF School 6.27 (o) 9.68 (R)

The Minimum Tax Rate is as follows:

Residential Land= $200 Land & Improvements= $575
Commercial & Industrial Land= $240 Land & Improvements= $690

The Maximum Assessment for Minimum Tax is as follows:

Residential Land= 20,835 Land & Improvements= 59,900
Commercial & Industrial Land= 16,665 Land & Improvements= 47,920

Hudson Bay Property Taxes

Property Prepayment Discounts are as follows:

  • 6% discount on current taxes paid during the month of January
  • 5% discount on current taxes paid during the month of February
  • 4% discount on current taxes paid during the month of March
  • 3% discount on current taxes paid during the month of April
  • 2% discount on current taxes paid during the month of May
  • 1% discount on current taxes paid during the month of June

Where taxes remain unpaid after the 31st day of July in any year, a penalty of 1% per month will be applied on the first day of August, September, October, November and December.

Where taxes and penalty remain unpaid after December 31st they will be deemed to be in arrears and a penalty of 10% will be imposed.

Click for Bylaw No. 4-96 regarding discounts and penalties.

Business Incentive Program

The Town offers a Business Incentive Program. Click here for details.