General News · 4th July 2017
The Strathcona Regional District/SRD is a federation of municipalities and rural electoral areas.
The following are the SRD adopted average household property tax rates for 2016 and 2017 based on a typical residential property, excluding user fees -water, sewer, refuse collection,and prior to the Surveyor of Taxes Collection Fee (5.25%).
Municipalities 2016 2017
Campbell River $301.01 $320.31
Gold River $ 23.76 $ 24.50
Sayward $ 28.60 $ 32.61
Tahsis $ 13.97 $ 14.77
Zeballos $ 17.31 $ 16.98
Rural Electoral Areas 2016 2017
Part Area A/Kyoquot,Nootka $ 92.49 $ 96.13
Sayward $480.75 $496.44
**Area B/Cortes Island $765.67 $785.70
Area C/Discovery Islands, $372.10 $404.42
Area D/ Oyster River, $1,647.51 $1,707.21
Cortes Island Area B continues to have the second highest average household property taxes in the 10 SRD jurisdictions.
The latest SCCA flyer – Time for a Change – tells us it wants to take another run at a hall service tax. That would further increase our property taxes. No change there.