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B.C. Reg. 149/84
Regulation of the Minister
Deposited May 28, 1984
This consolidation is current to November 17, 2020.

Local Government Act

Tax Rate Limits Regulation

[includes amendments up to B.C. Reg. 143/85]

Whereas the letters patent governing each of the 28 regional districts within the Province contain or make provision for tax formulas based on assessed values for other than general municipal purposes in respect of functions and for specified areas permitted under or by virtue of the Local Government Act ("Act") and letters patent;

And whereas continuation of the formulas imposed under or by virtue of all of these letters patent and the Act according to their true intent has been affected by amendments to legislation recently enacted;

1   In order to continue the tax formulas according their original intent, the tax rate limits for all regional districts are amended in the manner set out in the schedule.

Schedule

[am. B.C. Reg. 143/85.]

1 In this Schedule,

(a) each Part applies only to the regional district named in the heading of the Part, and

(b) the existing tax rate limits, expressed in terms of mills, set out in Column 2 of each Part for the function or specified area appearing opposite it in Column 1 are deleted, and the tax rate limits set out in Column 3, expressed in terms of dollars per thousand dollars, are substituted.

Part 1 — Regional District of Alberni Clayoquot

Column 1Column 2Column 3
 Existing Limits
(mills)
Substituted
Limits
($/thousand)
(a) Function
 Disposal Sites0.50$0.102
 Regional Parks0.50$0.102
 Television Rebroadcasting0.50$0.070
 Garbage Disposal (Alberni Valley Landfill)1.50$0.309
 Industrial Development Commission2.00$0.406
 Noise Control2.00$0.355
 Community Parks1.00$0.177

Part 2 — Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako

Column 1Column 2Column 3
 Existing Limits
(mills)
Substituted
Limits
($/thousand)
(a) Function
 Ambulance Service0.50$0.100
 Garbage Disposal1.00$0.200
 Economic Development Commission0.25$0.050
 Ice Arena — Fort St. James0.87$0.096
(b) Specified Area
 Fort Fraser Domestic Animal Control2.00$0.285

Part 3 — Capital Regional District

Column 1Column 2Column 3
 Existing Limits
(mills)
Substituted
Limits
($/thousand)
(a) Function
 Grants-in-Aid0.20$0.024
 Public Centre for Human Development Grants-in-Aid2.00$0.234
 Septage Disposal0.50$0.063
 Refuse Disposal0.50$0.063
 Community Health2.00$0.251
 Economic Development Commission Grants-in-Aid2.00$0.256
 Regional Parks0.75$0.109
 Community Recreation Programs (North Saanich and Sidney)2.00$0.228
 Community Parks0.50$0.060
 Community Recreational Programs (All members)0.50$0.063
 Land Assembly, Housing and Land Banking0.25$0.031
 Fire Protection and Regulations2.00$0.246
 Economic Development Commission0.50$0.063
(b) Specified Area
 Sooke Regional Museum Grant-in-Aid0.75$0.122
 Salt Spring Island Parks and Recreation1.00$0.108
 Sooke Electoral Area Recreation Specified Area2.75$0.480

Part 4 — Cariboo Regional District

Column 1 Column 2Column 3
 Existing Limits
(mills)
Substituted
Limits
($/thousand)
(a) Function
 Economic Development Commission2.00$0.367
 Refuse Disposal1.50$0.248
 108 Airport2.00$0.312
 Recreational Programs (Williams Lake, etc.)2.00$0.336
 Arena — Community Hall Complex3.50$0.546
 Recreational Programs (100 Mile House, etc.)1.50$0.234
 Arena Improvements (Williams Lake and Defined Areas)0.35$0.059
 Arena Improvements (Defined Areas)1.44$0.156
 Public Library Services  
 - Municipalities1.50$0.316
 - Electoral Areas2.00$0.391
 Collection and Disposal of Derelict Vehicles0.50$0.060
 Joint Community Use of School Facilities2.00$0.367
 Fire Protection and Regulation2.00$0.330
(b) Specified Areas  
 Bouchie Lake Fire Protection10.70$1.072
 Lac la Hache Fire Protection6.00$0.699
 Kersley Arena4.50$1.154
 McLeese Lake Recreation Facilities1.00$0.286

Part 5 — Central Coast Regional District

Column 1Column 2Column 3
 Existing Limits
(mills)
Substituted
Limits
($/thousand)
(a) Function
 Airport and Facilities2.00$0.287
 Recreational Programs2.00$0.400
 Refuse Disposal2.00$0.287
 Joint Community Use of School Facilities2.00$0.287
 Regional Parks1.00$0.200
 Economic Development Commission2.00$0.400

Part 6 — Central Fraser Valley Regional District

Column 1Column 2Column 3
 Existing Limits
(mills)
Substituted
Limits
($/thousand)
(a) Function
 Mosquito Control 0.50 $0.066
 Economic Development Commission 2.00 $0.266
 Animal Control 2.00 $0.297

Part 7 — Regional District of Central Kootenay

Column 1Column 2Column 3
 Existing Limits
(mills)
Substituted
Limits
($/thousand)
(a) Function
 Economic Development Commission 2.00$0.340
 Goat River Dyking Grant-in-Aid10.00$1.552
 Cemetery Operation (Creston and Electoral Areas A, B, and C)1.00$0.156
 Cemetery Grants-in-Aid 0.333$0.055
 Cemetery Operation (Nakusp and Defined Area of Electoral Area K)  1.00$0.139
 Water Supply Study  0.40$0.066
 Refuse Disposal (Creston, Electoral Areas A, B and C) 3.00$0.469
 Refuse Disposal (Kaslo and Electoral Area D)  4.00$0.576
 Refuse Disposal (New Denver, Silverton, and Defined Area of H)5.00$0.717
 Garbage Disposal  1.00$0.189
 Refuse Disposal (All Members) 1.00$0.171
 Recreational Program  1.00$0.171
 Recreation Commission (New Denver, Silverton and Defined Area of H)2.00$0.287
 Recreation Commission (Slocan and Defined Area of H)2.00$0.375
 Participation in Cost of Operation and Maintenance of Recreation Facilities2.00$0.330
 Ice Arena
  - first 10 years2.50$0.360
  - thereafter1.00$0.144
 Sports Centre7.00$0.970
 Public Library Service (Creston, Electoral Areas B and C, and Defined Area of A)0.50$0.082
 Public Library Service (Salmo and Defined Area of G)
  - Salmo2.30$0.306
  - Defined Area of G0.70$0.125
 Public Library Service (Nakusp and Defined Area of K)2.00$0.277
 Public Library Service Grant-in-Aid 1.00$0.121
 Television Rebroadcasting2.00$0.249
 Ambulance Services (Castlegar and Electoral Area J)0.50$0.094
 Grant-in-Aid0.25$0.043
 Water Supply Study0.20$0.038
 Cemetery Operations (Electoral Areas D and  H)0.125$0.020
 Fire Protection Service15.00$1.774
(b) Specified Area
 Electoral Area I Fire Protection6.00$1.228
 Robson and Raspberry Fire Protection15.00$1.506
 Robson, Raspberry and Area Animal Control2.00$0.201
 Burton Community Hall4.00$0.430
 Fauquier Community Hall4.00$0.512
 Grant-in-Aid Television Repeater System0.75$0.180
 Riondell Water2.00$0.219

Part 8 — Regional District of Central Okanagan

Column 1Column 2Column 3
 Existing Limits
(mills)
Substituted
Limits
($/thousand)
(a) Function  
 Okanagan Basin Water Board (Paragraph 6)0.25$0.036
 Okanagan Basin Water Board (Paragraph 13)1.00$0.145
 Mosquito Control0.50$0.079
 Community Parks 
  - Designated Area 11.50$0.215
  - Designated Area 21.00$0.127
  - Designated Area 30.50$0.063
  - Designated Area 41.00$0.102
 Regional Parks1.00$0.145
 Weed Control2.00$0.285
 Industrial Development Commission2.00$0.293
(b) Specified Area
 Community Parks
  - Ellison1.00$0.093
  - Joe Rich0.25$0.024

Part 9 — Regional District of Columbia-Shuswap

Column 1Column 2Column 3
 Existing Limits
(mills)
Substituted
Limits
($/thousand)
(a) Function
 Grants-in-Aid0.25$0.035
 Refuse Disposal (Revelstoke and Electoral Area B)2.00$0.329
 Public Library Service2.00$0.380
 Refuse Disposal (Golden and Electoral Area A)2.00$0.380
 Refuse Disposal (Electoral Areas C, D, E and F)2.00$0.240
 Community Parks2.00$0.256
 Street Lighting2.00$0.275
 Recreational Programs2.00$0.240
 Mosquito Control2.00$0.287
 Economic Development Commission2.00$0.287
 Noxious Insect Control2.00$0.287
 Noise Control2.00$0.284
(b) Specified Area
 White Lake Fire Protection5.00$0.501

Part 10 — Regional District of Comox-Strathcona

Column 1Column 2Column 3
 Existing Limits
(mills)
Substituted
Limits
($/thousand)
(a) Function  
 Swimming pool — Campbell River3.25$0.568
 Recreational Complex, Campbell River and District2.00$0.349
 Comox Valley Exhibition and Recreation Facilities0.25$0.033
 Arena/Swimming pool Recreational Complex3.00$0.394
 Economic Development Commission2.00$0.278
 House Numbering2.00$0.277
 Cemetery Facilities0.25$0.031
 Development of McIvor Lake Park0.25$0.043
 Search and Rescue Grant-in-Aid0.25$0.033
 Animal Control (Electoral Areas E, F and D)2.00$0.323
 Community Services (North Campbell River Drop-in Centre)2.00$0.344
 Animal Control (Electoral Areas B, C and part of A)2.00$0.270
 Refuse Disposal (Campbell River, Comox, Courtenay, Cumberland, Sayward, Tahsis, and all Electoral Areas)2.00$0.344
 Refuse Disposal (All Electoral Areas)2.00$0.286
 Regional Parks0.25$0.039
 Street Lighting2.00$0.291
 All-Weather Sports Track0.75$0.098
 Garbage Disposal Operating Permit0.25$0.043
 Fanny Bay Fire Protection3.00$0.338
 Sayward Valley Fire Protection9.00$1.068

Part 11 — Cowichan Valley Regional District

Column 1Column 2Column 3
 Existing Limits
(mills)
Substituted
Limits
($/thousand)
(a) Function
 Regional Parks0.10$0.015
 Activity Centre0.25$0.037
 Community Activity Centre0.50$0.126
 Refuse Disposal2.00$0.305
 Economic Development Commission0.25$0.043
 Incinerator and Garbage Disposal Facilities1.75$0.238
 Fire Protection and Control2.00$0.287
 Animal Control0.25$0.036
 Street Lighting2.00$0.319
 Community Parks0.50$0.079
(b) Specified Area
 Lake Cowichan Fire Protection6.15$0.635
 North Oyster Recreation Grant-in-Aid1.50$0.165
 Saltair Recreation1.00$0.125

Part 12 — Dewdney-Alouette Regional District

Column 1Column 2Column 3
 Existing Limits
(mills)
Substituted
Limits
($/thousand)
(a) Function
 Mosquito Control0.50$0.067
 Garbage Disposal2.00$0.262
 Regional Parks/Green Belt1.00$0.136

Part 13 — Regional District of East Kootenay

Column 1Column 2Column 3
 Existing Limits
(mills)
Substituted
Limits
($/thousand)
(a) Function
 Grants-in-Aid0.25$0.049
 Garbage Disposal1.25$0.226
 Ice Arena and Sports Facilities4.00$0.507
 Economic Development Commission2.00$0.391
 Firearms Regulation2.00$0.362
 Cemeteries2.00$0.362
(b) Specified Area
 Canal Flats Recreation12.00$2.311

Part 14 — Regional District of Fraser-Cheam

Column 1Column 2Column 3
 Existing Limits
(mills)
Substituted
Limits
($/thousand)
(a) Function
 Economic Development Commission2.00$0.306
 Mosquito Control0.50$0.069
 Recreation Program1.00$0.217
 Refuse Disposal1.50$0.390
 Street Lighting1.00$0.205

Part 15 — Regional District of Fraser-Fort George

Column 1Column 2Column 3
 Existing Limits
(mills)
Substituted
Limits
($/thousand)
(a) Function
 Regional Parks0.50$0.107
Grants-in-Aid0.25$0.053
Garbage Disposal (All Electoral Areas Except H)2.00$0.465
Garbage (McBride, Valemount, Electoral Area H)2.50$0.583
Acquisition of Real Property and Public Housing0.25$0.059
Joint Community Use of Schools1.00$0.288
Weed Control2.00$0.427
Economic Development Commission2.00$0.427
Ice Arena3.75$0.872

Part 16 — Greater Vancouver Regional District

Column 1Column 2Column 3
 Existing Limits
(mills)
Substituted
Limits
($/thousand)
(a) Function
 Public Housing0.25 $0.037
Mosquito Control 0.25 $0.034
Fire Regulation 2.00 $0.223

Part 17 — Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine

Column 1Column 2Column 3
 Existing Limits
(mills)
Substituted
Limits
($/thousand)
(a) Function
 Garbage Disposal2.00 $0.415
Ice Arena 1.12 $0.203
Marina Development and Operations0.50$0.101
Economic Development Commission0.50$0.104
(b) Specified Area
 Terrace Public Library Service (Electoral Areas C and E)3.25$0.369
Terrace Public Library Service (Part of C)3.25$0.419
Thornhill Water2.00$0.238

Part 18 — Regional District of Kootenay-Boundary

Column 1Column 2Column 3
 Existing Limits
(mills)
Substituted
Limits
($/thousand)
(a) Function
 Recreational Programs1.00$0.207
Recreational Facilities3.50$0.738
Refuse Disposal (Electoral Areas A and C)2.00$0.279
Library Grant2.00$0.249
Addition to Health Centre2.00$0.466
Elderly Citizens' Housing (Fruitvale, Montrose, Electoral Area A)2.00$0.422
Elderly Citizens' Housing (Rossland and Electoral Area B)0.80$0.115
Animal Control (Greenwood, Grand Forks, Electoral Areas D and C)1.00$0.145
Refuse Disposal (Fruitvale, Montrose, Warfield, Rossland, Electoral Areas A and B)1.00$0.179
Weed Control1.00$0.129
Economic Development Commission0.50$0.103
Firearms Regulation2.00$0.361
Animal Control (Electoral Areas A and B)0.50$0.117
Public Library Service2.00$0.422
Noise Control2.00$0.361
House Numbering0.50$0.109
(b) Specified Area
 Christina Lake Fire Protection2.00$0.255
Electoral Area E Solid Refuse Disposal3.00$0.424

Part 19 — Regional District of Mount Waddington

Column 1Column 2Column 3
 Existing Limits
(mills)
Substituted
Limits
($/thousand)
(a) Function
 Television Rebroadcasting0.50$0.115
Emergency Programs0.10$0.023
Industrial Development Commission2.00$0.438
Tourist Advisory Commission1.00$0.224

Part 20 — Regional District of Nanaimo

Column 1Column 2Column 3
 Existing Limits
(mills)
Substituted
Limits
($/thousand)
(a) Function
 Garbage Disposal (Part One)0.50$0.081
 Ice Arena3.50$0.431
 Recreational Complex5.00$0.808
 Noise Regulation0.50$0.060
 Garbage Disposal (Part Two)1.00$0.124
 Joint Community Use of Schools2.00$0.264
 Economic Development Commission2.00$0.320
(b) Specified Area
 Errington Fire Protection9.00$0.946
 Coombs-Hilliers Fire Protection4.00$0.520
 Extension Fire Protection22.00$2.251
 French Creek Fire Protection5.00$0.545

Part 21 — Regional District of North Okanagan

Column 1Column 2Column 3
 Existing Limits
(mills)
Substituted
Limits
($/thousand)
(a) Function
 Emergency Programs0.05$0.007
 Animal Control1.00$0.138
 Community Recycling Grant (Vernon, Coldstream, Spallumcheen, Electoral Areas A, B and C)0.50$0.077
 Community Recycling Grant (Armstrong)0.34$0.053
 Refuse Disposal (Vernon, Electoral Areas A, B and C)1.00$0.146
 Refuse Disposal (Coldstream)0.25$0.038
 Noxious Insect Control0.05$0.007
 Control of Noxious Weeds and Other Growth0.50$0.058
 Okanagan Basin Water Board (Paragraph 6)0.25$0.036
 Okanagan Basin Water Board (Paragraph 13)1.00$0.142
 Street Lighting0.50$0.058
 Airport Facilities0.25$0.035
 Industrial Development Commission2.00$0.283
 Septic-tank Effluent Disposal0.50$0.074
 Drainage0.10$0.011
 Harvest of Aquatic Weeds0.10$0.014
 Firearms Regulation0.05$0.050

Part 22 — Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen

Column 1Column 2Column 3
 Existing Limits
(mills)
Substituted
Limits
($/thousand)
(a) Function
 Industrial Development Commission2.00$0.294
 Mosquito Control1.00$0.144
 Arena (Princeton and Electoral Area H)2.50$0.528
 Weed Control2.00$0.362
 Refuse Disposal1.00$0.151
 Okanagan Basin Water Board (Paragraph 6)0.25$0.035
 Okanagan Basin Water Board (Paragraph 13)1.00$0.139
 Garbage Disposal0.50$0.064
 Recreational Programs1.00$0.147
 Cemetery Operation (Osoyoos and Electoral Area A)0.50$0.064
 Cemetery Operation (Oliver and Electoral Area C)2.00$0.264
 Animal Control1.00$0.120
 Community Parks (Oliver and Electoral Area C)2.00$0.264
(b) Specified Area
 Fire Protection Specified Areas B-1 and G-13.40$0.400
 H-1 Fire Protection Specified Area10.00$1.231
 Specified Area C1 Garbage Disposal1.00$0.123

Part 23 — Peace River-Liard Regional District

Column 1Column 2Column 3
 Existing Limits
(mills)
Substituted
Limits
($/thousand)
(a) Function
 Garbage Disposal1.00$0.318
 Control of Noxious Weeds and Other Growths0.25$0.060
 Regional Parks0.25$0.066
 Recreational Facilities Grants-in-Aid0.75$0.239
 Industrial Development Commission0.50$0.124
 Sub-Regional Recreation and Cultural Services4.00$0.749
 Library Operation1.00$0.273
 Cemetery Operation0.30$0.082
 Mosquito Control0.60$0.159
 Joint Community Use of School Facilities2.00$0.638
 Landslip and Flood Hazard Control1.00$0.186
 Recreational Programs0.25$0.066
 Community Services0.25$0.066
(b) Specified Area
 South Taylor Fire Protection10.00$2.830
 North Taylor Fire Protection10.00$1.889
 Toms Lake Rural Fire Protection12.00$1.203
 Dawson Creek-Pouce Coupe Rural Fire Protection15.00$1.951

Part 24 — Powell River Regional District

Column 1Column 2Column 3
 Existing Limits
(mills)
Substituted
Limits
($/thousand)
(a) Function
 Regional Parks0.25$0.049
 Public Library Service0.50$0.076
 Economic Development Commission0.25$0.049
 Noise Control0.25$0.038
(b) Specified Area
 Lasqueti Island Fire Protection Area3.00$0.304
 Texada Island Airport Specified Area2.00$0.432
 Savary Island Fire Protection Area2.00$0.201
 Northside Fire Protection Area4.00$0.428

Part 25 — Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District

Column 1Column 2Column 3
 Existing Limits
(mills)
Substituted
Limits
($/thousand)
(a) Function
 Ski Facilities Grant-in-Aid0.25$0.053
 Industrial Development Commission2.00$0.434
 Grant-in-Aid, Queen Charlotte Islands Museum1.25$0.298
 Recreational Programs2.00$0.434
 Regional Archives Grant-in-Aid1.25$0.263

Part 26 — Squamish-Lillooet Regional District

Column 1Column 2Column 3
 Existing Limits
(mills)
Substituted
Limits
($/thousand)
(a) Function
 Television Rebroadcasting (Lillooet and Part of B)1.00$0.154
 Recreational Programs0.50$0.062
 Joint Community Use of School Facilities1.00$0.125
 Refuse Disposal2.00$0.301
 Television Rebroadcasting (Whistler and Part of D)1.00$0.115
 Public Library Service
- Electoral Areas
- Municipalities
 
1.50
1.50
 
$0.277
$0.178

Part 27 — Sunshine Coast Regional District

Column 1Column 2Column 3
 Existing Limits
(mills)
Substituted
Limits
($/thousand)
(a) Function
 Emergency Program0.10$0.014
 Lighting of Intersections and Areas of Public Use0.25$0.034
 Park and Green Belt Land Acquisition0.25$0.034
 Cemetery Operation0.20$0.027
 Regional Parks0.10$0.014
 Recreational Programs0.10$0.014
 Sewage Collection Treatment and Disposal0.10$0.014
 Joint Community Use of School Facilities1.00$0.138
 Weed and Nuisance Control0.05$0.007
 Economic Development Commission2.00$0.274
 Recreation Facilities Assistance2.00$0.337

Part 28 — Thompson-Nicola Regional District

Column 1Column 2Column 3
 Existing Limits
(mills)
Substituted
Limits
($/thousand)
(a) Function
 Public Library Service1.50$0.290
 Cemetery Operation (Clinton and part of Electoral Area E)0.50$0.130
 Recreational Programs1.00$0.194
 Recreational Complex (Chase and part of Electoral Area L)5.44$0.684
 Mosquito Control2.00$0.359
 Television Rebroadcasting (Clinton and part of Electoral Area E)0.50$0.123
 Television Rebroadcasting (Lytton and part of Electoral Area I)1.50$0.373
 Cemetery Operation (Chase and Electoral Area L)0.25$0.037
 Industrial Development Commission0.25$0.048
 Community Hall0.50$0.064
 Regional Parks0.25$0.049
(b)Specified Area
 Electoral Area "D" Specified Area (Cemeteries)0.25$0.052
 Electoral Areas "M" and "N" Grant-in-Aid Specified Area1.00$0.292
 Blue River T.V. Rebroadcasting Specified Area (Operating)0.75$0.170
 Blue River T.V. Rebroadcasting Specified Area (Installation)2.25$0.511

[Provisions of the Municipal Act, R.S.B.C. 1979, c. 290, relevant to the enactment of this regulation: section 791.11]

1.R.S.B.C. 1979-290-791.1, repealed and replaced by S.B.C. 1989-59-13 as section 821.4 (1), not consolidated in R.S.B.C. 1996.