Permissive Tax Exemptions

Council can grant a Permissive Tax Exemption (relief from property taxes) to not-for-profit organizations that contribute to residents' well-being and improve the quality of life in the community.

When Council grants an exemption to a qualifying property, the tax burden is shifted onto the other properties in the community.

To qualify for a Permissive Tax Exemption, organizations must:

Permissive Tax Exemptions are not granted automatically; Council must approve them through a bylaw.