Information from BC Assessment

POSTED: 1:26pm, January 2, 2018

BC Assessment has also provided several links to bring further understanding to the assessment process:

BC Assessment’s inquiry, or public audit period commenced January 2nd and ends on the notice of complaint (appeal) deadline January 31st. During this period, an increased number of property owners are actively reviewing their property assessments and related property tax information.

In an effort to enhance customer service during this time of peak activity, here are current BC Assessment contact information:

Toll-Free Number: 1-866-valueBC (825-8322)

Outside North America Number: 604-739-8588
Fax Number: 1-855-995-6209
Online Contact Form
BC Assessment’s website (including assessment search and comparison tool)
BC Assessment’s YouTube channel 

Based upon feedback received from both Property Owners and Local Governments, we recently created two new webpages meant to assist in understanding the relationship between property assessments and property taxes and an interactive map that displays market trends across the Province:

Property Assessments and Property Taxes: A not-so complicated relationship
The Property Tax Equation
BC Assessment Interactive Market Trend Maps

If you have a moment to review our YouTube channel, we have some great videos for the 2018 roll including:

British Columbia Property Assessments by Region
How BC Assessment Assesses Properties
Understanding Property Assessments & Property Taxes
How Are Property Taxes Calculated
How Are Taxes Calculated if Assessment Values Change

UBCM-2016

POSTED: October 13, 2016 | Mayors Blog

The 2016 Union of British Columbia Municipalities convention is focused on the theme “Stronger Together”. Standing together, from far and wide, each region still stands together. Each region has something unique to contribute to the growth and prosperity of BC and is integral to the success of this province.

Water quality

POSTED: September 5, 2016 | Mayors Blog

Lately the District of Stewart has issued few times a boil water advisory.  It's strictly a precautionary measure due power outage. Without power  water pressure at our pump declined below established level. A loss in pressure can result in contamination entering the drinking water distribution system from surrounding soil and groundwater (to read more click heading)
 

Stewart - the Best Town for Nature Lovers

POSTED: July 7, 2014 | Kids Blog

If you enjoy fresh air, hiking and wild life photography, see why this Bear Valley School student thinks you'll love Stewart!  => read essay

STEWART HAS THE BEST SOIL FOR GARDENING

POSTED: March 3, 2014 | Kids Blog

Read this essay from Lane Hyslop to understand why the soil in Stewart is great for gardeners!

Information from BC Assessment

POSTED: January 2, 2018

Please see the attached regarding the 2018 Property Assessments and information on the appeal process. BC Assessment has also provided several links to......

District of Stewart Nomination:

POSTED: December 5, 2017

The District of Stewart has been nominated in the Best Small Communities category as a part of this year’s Open for Business Awards.
The Open for Business Awards recognize and celebrate communities that best demonstrate they are promoting and adopting business friendly initiatives within their region.

Funding Received for the Stewart Wastewater Rehabilitation Project

POSTED: December 5, 2017

The District of Stewart has received funding for a cost-sharing agreement with the Government of Canada and the Province of BC under the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund for  “Stewart Wastewater Rehabilitation Project.”  The total funding amount received was.....(click link for full article)

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

Discover BC’s Stewart-Cassiar Region

POSTED: December 20, 2016

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 2, 2016

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