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Permissive Tax Exemption Process

July 26, 2017

DISTRICT OF CLEARWATER- PERMISSIVE TAX EXEMPTION PROCESS

Notice is hereby given that Council for the District of Clearwater will be considering requests for permissive tax exemptions as per Section 224 (a) of the Community Charter. Permissive Tax Exemption application forms are available at the District of Clearwater office at 209 Dutch Lake Road.

Charitable, philanthropic or other not-for-profit organizations and places of worship (not previously exempt or for which exemption has expired), wishing to be exempt from paying property taxes must make application to the District of Clearwater in the prescribed form by 4:30 on Monday, August 31, 2017 to be considered.

If there has been a change of use/status on any currently exempted property, it is required that the change of use be disclosed to the District of Clearwater.

At a Regular Council meeting scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 19th, 2017, Council will consider requests received by the August 31st deadline. Groups wishing to make a presentation at the September 19thth meeting must contact Leslie Groulx, Chief Administrative Officer, by 12:00 noon on Wednesday, September 12th, 2017 to request time on the Council agenda.

Please email or call Janice Aver, Director of Finance at javer@docbc.ca or 250-674-2257 if you have any questions.