B.C. Reg. 85/2007
O.C. 176/2006
Deposited March 30, 2007

School Act

School Tax Exemptions

(Wind Power Projects) Regulation

Note: Check the Cumulative Regulation Bulletin 2014
for any non-consolidated amendments to this regulation that may be in effect.

Definitions

1  In this regulation:

"Act" means the School Act;

"wind power project" means a power project that uses a wind turbine to generate or supply electricity from the wind.

Approved class of alternative energy power project

2  Wind power projects are approved alternative energy power projects for purposes of section 131.1 of the Act and are exempt from school taxes to the extent set out in section 3 of the regulation.

What property is tax exempt?

3  The following improvements in respect of a wind power project are exempt from school taxes:

(a) any tower used to support a wind turbine;

(b) the foundation for a tower referred to in paragraph (a).

[Provisions of the School Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 412, relevant to the enactment of this regulation: section 131.1]