Municipal

 

 

* 2015 Tax Rates

Museum

PROPERTY TAX

 

Residential (minimum $350.00) - 9.5mils
Vacant Land - $100.00/year
Wharf & Stages - $30.00/year
Commercial (minimum $350.00) - 10.5 mils
Seal Processing Plant - 15.5 mils

 

POLL TAX (NON-PROPERTY OWNER)

 

- $300.00

 

WATER AND SEWER RATES

 

Residential Water and Sewer - $35.00/month or $420.00/year
Residential Water Only - $26.00/month or $312.00/year
Residential Sewer Only - $15.00/month or $180.00/year
Commercial Water & Sewer - $47.00/month or $564.00/year
Commercial Water Only - $32.00/month or $384.00/year
Commercial Sewer Only - $150.00/month or $1800.00/year
Water/Sewer (Schools) - $215.00/month or $2,580.00/year
Water/Sewer (Personal Care Homes) - $165.00/month or $1,980.00/year
Vacant Property with a Dwelling (more than 1 year) - $100.00/year

 

BUSINESS TAX (minimum $350.00 per year)

 

Class I - Pharmaceutical & General Store Combined, Professional Services, Insurance Companies. 36 mils

 

Class II - Construction Companies, Salvage Companies, Plumbing & Electrical, Sawmills. 18.25 mils

 

Class III - Personal Care Homes. 5 mils

 

Class IV - Grocery & Hardware Stores Combined, Lounges, Novelty Shops.13.50 mils

 

Class V - Service (Gas) Stations, Body shops, Clothing Stores, Home Furnishing Stores, Restaurants, Take-outs, Auto Supplies, Cleaning Supplies. 13 mils

 

Class VI - Convenience Stores, Hair Salons, Meat Cutting, Daycare Facilities, Flea Markets, Bed & Breakfast Units. 12.50 mils

 

Class VII - Funeral Homes. 30 mils

 

Class VIII - Financial Institutions. 50 mils

 

Class IX - Hotels. 12 mils

 

Class X - Processing Plants. 50 mils Business with no property to assess ..... .3125% of Gross Revenue or $500.00 whichever is greater.

 

Utilities/Cable Companies - 2.5% of Gross Revenue

 

*All Property, Business and Poll Tax payable by April 30, 2015.
*Interest at a rate of 2% per month may be charged on all balances.
*Deadline for exemption from Poll Tax is July 1, 2015.

 

BUILDING PERMIT AND LICENSES

 

1. FENCING (NEW) - $5.00
2. PATIO - $5.00
3. LANDSCAPING - $5.00
4. RENOVATING OR REPAIRS TO EXISTING BUILDING - $5.00
5. PAVING DRIVEWAYS - $5.00
6. DEMOLITION ($100.00 DEPOSIT REQUIRED) - $5.00
7. STORAGE SHED - $5.00
8. RELOCATION OF BUILDING - $10.00
9. NEW HOUSING UNITS AND MOBILE HOMES - $20.00
10. EXTENSION TO HOUSES AND MOBILE HOMES - $10.00
11. NEW COMMERCIAL BUILDING - $50.00
12. EXTENSION TO COMMERCIAL BUILDING - $50.00
13. RENOVATIONS TO COMMERCIAL BUILDING - $10.00
14. NEW COMMERCIAL LICENSES - $10.00
15. VENDORS LICENSE - $10.00
16. WATER RECONNECTION FEE (AFTER HOURS) - ACTUAL COST
17. WATER RECONNECTION FEE (NON-PAYMENT OF TAXES) - $50.00
18. PERMIT RENEWALS - $10.00
19. TAX CERTIFICATE - $25.00
20. NSF CHEQUES - $40.00

 

ALL PERMITS EXPIRE AFTER 2 YEARS WITH THE EXCEPTION OF #9 WHICH EXPIRES IN 5 YEARS.