Property tax deadline has come and gone

Late penalty applies to all unpaid property taxes


July 2, 2019 marked the due date to pay property taxes. Property owners who have yet to pay their property taxes will be subject to a five per cent penalty.

Home Owner Grants can still be claimed to avoid additional penalties. All property taxes not paid after August 8, 2019, will be subject to an additional five per cent penalty.

For more information on property taxes visit

Link to Strategic Plan: Developing a culture of governance excellence by communicating with tax payers.

Key Points

  • July 2, 2019 was the deadline to pay property taxes and claim the Home Owner Grant without penalties.
  • Provincial legislation requires the City to apply a penalty on any outstanding 2019 tax amounts with a due date of July 2, 2019.
  • Penalties are also applied to unclaimed Home Owner Grants in accordance with Provincial legislation.
  • The Home Owner Grant can be claimed online at


"Avoid the additional penalties by paying your property taxes and claiming your home owner grant before August 8. We also encourage signing up for MyCity in order to have 24/7 online access to your tax accounts."

Manager, Revenue Services
City of Nanaimo


Barbara D. Wardill
Manager, Revenue Services
City of Nanaimo

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