Property Taxes

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Property Tax Notices will be mailed before the beginning of June. A 5% penalty will be levied to all accounts with outstanding balances on July 2, 2024 a further 5% penalty will be applied to accounts outstanding after August 15, 2024. The penalty is also applicable on the homeowner grant portion of your taxes. If you do not receive your Property Tax Notice by the second week of June, please phone 604-541-2280 or email

Access your tax information online

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Home Owner Grants Submissions

Homeowners no longer apply for the home owner grant through the City of White Rock. Everyone now applies directly to the Province of BC using their new online system. Visit

Property Tax Payment

There are several ways to pay your taxes including online, at City Hall, in-person banking, mail or the secure drop box at City Hall. Find more information about property tax payment options.

The City of White Rock has a Pre-Authorized Pre-Payment Plan for Property Taxes. As a property owner, you may sign up for monthly automatic deductions from your bank account.

The Local Government Act requires the City to sell properties with three years of unpaid Property Taxes at public auction. Learn more about the Annual Property Tax Sale.

Property Tax Important Dates

July 2Property Tax due date as well as Home Owner Grant and Tax Deferment applications. 
July 3A 5% penalty will be levied to all accounts with outstanding balances.
July 15Deadline for 2025 Pre-Payment Plan applications.
August 1First Pre-Payment Plan installment for 2025 Property Taxes.
August 15Additional 5% penalty added to all accounts with outstanding balances. The penalty is also applicable on the homeowner grant portion of your taxes.
October 7Tax Sale on properties with unpaid 2022 (delinquent) taxes.
January 1, 2025Interest charges begin to apply to outstanding 2024 and 2023 taxes and levies. Arrears and Delinquent balances are subject to additional interest at a rate set by the Province.

Deferment of Property Taxes

Eligible home owners may apply to have the Provincial Government pay the current year’s residential Property Taxes for their principal residence. Learn more about deferment of property taxes.

Property Tax Exemptions

An organization must qualify under Section 224 of the Community Charter and comply with the City’s policies, plans, bylaws and regulations to be eligible for a permissive tax exemption. Learn more about property tax exemptions.

Update Your Contact Address

Review important information for property owners moving to or from White Rock. Need to update your names or address? Update your information here.

Property Assessment and Details

Each year the BC Assessment updates the assessed values of properties within the province. These assessments along with the City’s tax rates are the basis for calculating your municipal Property Taxes each year. Learn more about how assessments work with municipal property taxes.

Want to learn more about your property? Try the property inquiry search or online mapping service.

Additional Information

Contact the Property Tax Department

Contact the Property Tax Department by phone 604-541-2280 or email