Councillor Blais and I successfully introduced and passed a motion directing staff to defer this upcoming tax bill for affected residents. We were grateful for our Council colleagues agreeing to help residents in their time of need.
Please see below for further details:
The City of Ottawa is acting to defer the final property taxes of residents who have flooded properties
Friday, May 12 – On May 10, 2017, City Council approved a motion directing staff to prepare a plan to defer this tax bill for affected residents.
The final tax bills will be mailed to all property owners the week of May 15. However, the City wishes to reassure owners of flooded homes that the City is working towards the implementation of this program and that Council approval is expected on May 24, 2017.
Affected residents may contact the Revenue Branch at 613-580-2444.