City Hall Entrance is now on the East Side of the Building
Updated Oct 5, 2020
The entrance to City Hall is now located on the East Side of the City Hall building next to the RCMP building. The exit is on the west side of the building.
September 30, 2020 is the Last Day to Pay Property Taxes Without Penalty
Updated Jun 5, 2020
Mayor and Council have approved the 2020 property tax rate, due date and penalty date.Please ensure your property taxes are paid and your Home Owner Grant claimed (if eligible) by September 30, 2020. There will be a 10% penalty on unpaid 2020 taxes on October 1, 2020.
Quarter 2 (April 1 - June 3o) 2020 Utility Notices Due September 7, 2020
2020 Property Tax Sale Auction Canceled
Updated August 27, 2020
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Mayor and Council have approved canceling the 2020 Property Tax Sale Auction this year for properties that have delinquent taxes. There will no public auction in September.
This has no effect on the proceedings from the 2019 Property Tax Sale Auction. Properties sold by auction in 2019, must still be redeemed before the redemption date or title will be transfered to the successful bidder.
All Deferment Applications must be Submitted Online through the Service BC Provincial Website
Updated May 22, 2020
Renewal and New Deferment applications will not be accepted or given out at Maple Ridge City Hall. All deferment applications must be submitted on-line through the Service BC Website.
Remember you will still need to:
- Claim your Home Owner Grant and
- Pay the Total Utility Services amount to the City of Maple Ridge
Minimum Income for Farm Tax Status Waived in B.C.
Updated August 14, 2020
The Government of British Columbia is waiving minimum income requirements for existing B.C. farm operations, allowing them to maintain their current property tax farm status for 2021. The one-year waiver of the rule was announced July 29th 2020.
For more information please see: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2020AGRI0045-001412
Quarter 1 (Jan 1 - Mar 31) 2020 Utility Notices Due June 10, 2020
Updated May 7, 2020
The Quarter 1 Metered Water Notices have been mailed out and cover January, February, and March (quarter 1). Please be sure to have them paid by June 10, 2020.
Pre-Authorized Withdrawal System(PAWS) - Last Day to Submit a Change or Cancellation for the May 5, 2020 Payment Extended to April 24, 2020
Updated April 20, 2020
In order to accommodate for these challenging times as much as we can, the last day to change or cancel the PAWS May 5 payment has been extended to April 24, 2020. If you need to change/cancel the payment email a request directly or print the PAWS - Cancellation Form or PAWS - Change form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org or drop it in the drop box outside City Hall.
Letter from Your Bank Asking You to Confirm your 2020 Home Owner Grant Eligibility
Updated March 23, 2020
You may receive a letter from your bank asking about your Home Owner Grant Eligibility. What the bank wants to know is, are you going to apply for the 2020 Home Owner grant this year for this property and if so, which grant? In other words, do any of the people on title live at the address and will they be turning 65 or older this year, or will they be claiming a disability grant?
The bank needs this information in order to know which column on the Property Tax notice to pay when the taxes are due, July 2, 2020.
The letter will indicate how the bank wants you to respond to them. You may be able to phone the bank to confirm the information, or you may have to send them a letter.
Please Note: You have not missed claiming the 2020 homeowner grant. It is not available yet. Home Owner Grants can be claimed when the taxes are levied in late May.
City Hall Closed to the Public - Front Payment Counter Not Available
Updated March 19, 2020
Due to the COVID19 pandemic, City Hall (and other facilities) is closed to the public. But services are still available:
- In person assistance - email email@example.com , or phone 604-467-7316 (8 am to 4 pm), or fax 604-467-7331, or mail
- Process payments - online banking, or at your bank, or by credit card through Paymentus (online or by telephone), or cheque by mail or drop box
****If you require a receipt for a payment made please indicate on the invoice submitted and a receipt will be mailed out.***
- Supply application forms - available on this website, or phone and we can mail, or email the application to you
- Accept application forms - through email firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax 604-467-7331, or mail, or drop box
The drop box and mail will still be checked daily and payments will be processed.
2020 Property Tax Estimator Live!
Updated February 26, 2020
We are pleased to announce, the 2020 Property Tax Estimator is available online. Estimate your residential 2020 Property Taxes that will be due July 2, 2020.
Quarter 4 (Oct 1 - Dec 31) 2019 Utility Notices Due March 9, 2020
Updated February 6, 2020
The Quarter 4 Metered Water Notices have been mailed out and cover October, November, and December (quarter 4). Please be sure to have them paid by March 9, 2020.
BC Speculation and Vacancy Tax Due March 31, 2020
Updated January 16, 2020
The Provincial Speculation and Vacancy Tax is part of the BC Government’s affordable housing plan. All owners of residential property in Maple Ridge must complete an annual declaration, either by phone or on-line. The information you need will be mailed by mid-February; if you have not received one by late February, please contact the Province.
For information about the tax and the process, please contact:
Toll Free: 1 (833) 554-2323
(Outside North America) Office: 1 (604) 660-2421
January 30 2020 Property Tax Counter opened 8 am to 8 pm for Dog Licence Payments
Updated January 6, 2020
The City Hall Property Tax Counter will have extended hours on Thursday, January 30, 2020 for residents to pay dog licence fees. Please note: no other department will be opened after 4 pm.
2020 Home Owner Grant Threshold Levels have been Lowered
Updated January 6, 2020
The Home Owner Grant eligibility threshold has been updated for 2020. Please go to Service BC website and click on the type of grant applicable to you for the exact threshold values.
Appeal Deadline for 2020 Property Assessments is January 31, 2020
Updated January 2, 2020
If you need to report anything you think is inaccurate or incorrect, please note the deadline is January 31, 2020. For more information contact BC Assessment.
Lower Mainland 2020 Property Assessments Have Been Mailed Out
Updated January 2, 2020
The assessment values are also available using the e-value application on the BC Assessment website. The 2020 assessment values are based on the value of the property as of July 1, 2019. Contact BC Assessment for more information.
Changes announced to the 2020 Tax Deferment Program
Updated December 19, 2019
The 2020 Tax Deferment program will be changing. The announcements will be coming shortly. Information will be updated on the Service BC website soon.