Finance

The Finance Department is responsible for the overall management of the financial affairs for the Municipality.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS INCLUDE:

  • Financial planning and budget
  • Treasury and cash management
  • Accounting and payroll
  • Financial reporting and internal control
  • Property Tax
  • Utility Billing
  • Dog Licences
  • Business Licences

Although most members of the public know the Finance department best at property tax time, we invite your inquiries at any time.

General Enquiries

Telephone: 250 726-7744
Fax: 250 726-7335
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Assessment Authority Information

BC Assessment produces uniform property assessments that form the basis for local and provincial taxation while providing information to assist people when making real estate decisions. For contact information and related links, please visit the website for the Central Vancouver Island Area Office or call the Assessment Authority office in Victoria (#400 – 3450 Uptown Blvd, Victoria BC V8Z 0B9) Toll Free at 1-(866)-825-8322.

Property Tax Information

The value of your property, as assessed by the BC Assessment Authority, is multiplied by the tax rates as set out by each of the taxing jurisdictions to determine your property taxes. For questions relating to your District property taxes, please call the District Office at (250)-726-7744.

For questions regarding the property assessment portion of your taxes, please contact the Assessment Authority office in Nanaimo Victoria (#400 – 3450 Uptown Blvd, Victoria BC V8Z 0B9) Toll Free at 1-(866)-825-8322.

Home Owner Grant (HOG) 

The home owner grant reduces the amount of property taxes you pay each year on your principal residence. By applying for the grant your property taxes can be reduced up to $770. You may qualify for a higher grant amount if you are: 

  • a senior
  • a veteran 
  • a person with a disability living with a person with a disability

To receive the grant you, or an authorized person, need to apply each year. A home owner grant application is included on your property tax notice. If you didn't receive or can't find your application, contact the municipal office (250-726-7744 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or you may also use the Provincial Home Owner Grant Application (FIN 78) (PDF). Home Owner Grants must be received by the municipal office on or before the due date of your taxes to avoid a penalty.  You may email, fax, or mail your Home Owner Grant Application.

Tax Certificates

The District of Ucluelet now issues Tax Certificates through BC Online. Please go to the BC Online website to order your Tax Certificate. The District's fee for a Tax Certificate is $10.00 and is paid directly through your BC Online account (please contact BC Online to set up your account).