Homeowner Grant

Homeowner Grant

The Home Owner Grant is a provincially sponsored program designed to help homeowners with their property taxes. To determine eligibility, please refer to the explanatory notes included with your tax statement or click here.

There are two categories of grants which may reduce your property taxes payable. Depending on your home's assessed value and your age, you may qualify for one of the following:

  • basic grant of up to $570, plus $200 for the Northern & Rural Homeowner benefit or
  • additional grant for those 65 and older of up to $845, plus $200 for the Northern & Rural Homeowner benefit

Homeowners eligible for the basic grant must pay a minimum property tax of $350.
omeowners eligible for the additional grant must pay a minimum property tax of $100.

The Home Owner Grant must be claimed by the Tax Due Date (July 2, 2013) to avoid penalty. You will not receive the grant if you fail to complete the application form included with your 2013 property tax statement.

Unclaimed grants constitute unpaid current taxes and are subject to penalties. You may claim the grant without making a payment.

Notice of Closed Council Meeting:  Monday, Feb 24 2020

POSTED: February 21, 2020

A Closed meeting of Council has been scheduled for Monday, Feb 24, 2020 following the Regular Council meeting.

We Would Like Your Feedback!

POSTED: February 6, 2020

The District of Stewart would like the community's input regarding the "One Call Now" phone notification that took place on Wednesday, February 5th at 11:30am.
This is your opportunity to provide or update your contact information to ensure you receive a call/text/email in the event of an emergency.
It will also provide us with feedback regarding your experience, to help us troubleshoot and improve any issues that may have occurred. Please click this link to take the survey.

Public Notice:  Siren Warning System Test - FOLLOW-UP

POSTED: February 5, 2020

The District of Stewart conducted a test of the Emergency Siren Warning System on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 12:00pm.
Do not have concern if you did not hear the test, as the sirens were only activated briefly.  For more information - please see the attached notice in this link.

Cabin Fever Days!

POSTED: February 21, 2020

Cabin Fever Days are happening:  Friday Feb 28 to Sunday March 1, 2020.  For all the details on the amazing events planned, please see the attached poster.

Discover BC’s Stewart-Cassiar Region

POSTED: October 22, 2019

Take a look at this Auto Tour video produced in conjunction with Destination BC, Kermode Tourism, and the Regional District of Kitimat Stikine-displaying spectacular views of scenery near Hazelton, New Hazelton, the Nass Valley and Stewart, with Dr. Joseph Gosnell narrating:  www.stewartcassiarhighway.com 

Salmon Glacier Auto Tour Brochure

POSTED: August 23, 2019

Here is an excellent resource to accompany you on your travel to visit the spectacular Salmon Glacier - Auto Tour Brochure

Dedication of “Family Quiet Room” at the Stewart Health Centre

POSTED: July 18, 2019

BC Hydro Installation of Bird Guarding at Stewart Substation

POSTED: January 8, 2018

Please see the attached information regarding BC Hydro's recent installation of Bird Guarding at the Stewart Substation