Department Responsibilities:

The Finance Department is responsible for the financial management of the City including: payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, property taxes, water/sewer utility billing, coordination of the City's Comprehensive Municipal Plan and the budgeting process. The investment of surplus/reserve funds, in an attempt to maximize the City's financial position, is also a goal of the Department.

The Purchasing/Stores section oversees the application of council purchasing policies towards the objective of establishing a fair and open acquisition process that ensures maximum value for the citizens' tax dollar.

AP Direct Deposit

Accounts Payable direct deposit payment process for suppliers/vendors, including electronic submission information of invoices/statements.

Claim Your Home Owner Grant

You can complete your Home Owner Grant online. You will need your tax notice to complete the online form. Click for more information.

Downtown Revitalization Tax Exemption

Revitalization of the downtown is a priority for Council and City Hall. In 2004, the Community Charter was introduced, offering a new revitalization tax exemption opportunity. As a result, the City of Chilliwack established a downtown revitalization tax exemption program.

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Online Banking

Pay Property Taxes or Utilities at Your Bank

Online Payments

You can pay for Business Licence renewals and Parking Tickets online, using Visa or Mastercard.

PAWS for Utilities

A Pre-Authorized Withdrawal System (PAWS) designed for your convenience! Two different programs to choose from. Select the plan that suits YOUR budget.

Property Assessment

You should receive your Property Assessment Notice from BC Assessment early in January.

Property Tax FAQ's

Start here if you have questions about your property taxes with frequently asked questions about property taxes.

Property Tax Prepayment Plan

A tax prepayment plan, tailor-made for your convenience! Your prepayment account will earn interest, and best of all...the interest is income tax free!

Purchasing Department

The Purchasing Department is located at 46000 Creamery Road, Chilliwack, BC, V2P 8E4.

Tax Payment Options

Explore all the options available to pay your property taxes.

Tax Sale

Tax Sale Information

Your Current Tax Notice

Property taxes are due the first working day after July 1 every year. Learn more about your current tax notice, payment options, and more.