Click here to view the full bill: MUNICIPALITIES ENABLING AND VALIDATING (No. 4) AMENDMENT ACT, 2020 (BILL 24)
Amended: Municipalities Enabling and Validating Act (No. 4), S.B.C. 2011, c. 14
Summary: As background, since 2017, the Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) has applied parcel taxes on properties for water and sewage services but did not establish a parcel tax review panel as required by the Local Government Act and the Community Charter and did not pass a bylaw that was compliant;
Bill 24 amends the Municipalities Enabling and Validating Act (No. 4) including to:
- Retroactively validate the imposition and collection of parcel taxes by the FVRD from 2017 to 2020 under specified bylaws;
- Require the establishment of a parcel tax roll review panel for specified taxation years regarding taxes imposed under specified bylaws.
In Force: On Royal Assent
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