What is it?In accordance with the Municipal Act, the City of St. Catharines offers a property tax rebate to owners of commercial or industrial buildings that have vacancies.
How does it work?
An entire commercial or industrial building may be eligible for a rebate if it was unused for at least 90 consecutive days.
A vacant suite or unit within a commercial building or a vacant portion of an industrial building may be eligible for a rebate if:
In the case of a commercial building, the vacant suite or unit is:
In the case of an industrial building, the vacant portion is:
For more information, email our Tax Billing Section or call 905.688.5601, ext. 1435.
There are circumstances where a property owner can apply for a Cancellation, Reduction or Refund of Property Taxes. These reasons may include, but are not limited to, a change in property class, or a demolition or fire.
For more information, email our Tax Billing Section or call 905.688.5601, ext. 1453.