Finance & Administration

1. Taxes

a) Tax Certificate

The fee chargeable for a tax certificate with respect to the land described in each entry in the tax collectors’ roll for which a tax certificate is furnished – $30.00

b) Penalties:

The penalties payable on outstanding accounts receivable per month commencing with the month following the month in which the account was rendered – 1.25%

c) Tax sale costs – Actual costs plus $50.00

d) Tax statement photocopies – No charge

e) Tax account print outs – No charge

f) Property information (miscellaneous – non-owner) – $20.00

2. Photocopying

The fees chargeable for photocopying shall be:

a) Information required to be provided under the Municipal Act Section 263(1) eg. by-laws, minutes etc.

i) Fewer than 10 pages – No charge

ii) 11 or more pages, per page – $1.00

b) General Information

i) Per page, single sided – $1.00

ii) Per page, double sided – $2.00

3. Returned Cheques

The fee chargeable for each returned cheque shall be $20.00

4. Business Licence Fees

Any person carrying on a business within the Town of Altona who is not otherwise liable to pay a business tax, but is subject to obtain a business licence under the Town of Altona Business Licence by-law shall pay the following fees for such a business licence.

a) If the person or business is located within the limits of the Town of Altona or the R.M. of Rhineland then such a fee shall be:

i) If the business is a hobby or on a part-time basis only – $50.00

ii) If the business is full time or intended to provide significant income for the person – $100.00

b) If the person or business from outside the corporate limits of the Town of Altona or the R.M. of Rhineland then the fee shall be:

i) If the business is a hobby or a part-time basis only – $100.00

ii) If the business is full time or intended to provide significant income for the person – $200.00

c) If the person or business will only conduct business for a period of three consecutive days or less within the corporate limits of the Town of Altona, they can obtain a 3 day licence.

d) That a part time or hobby business for purposes of this section of the by-law shall be those businesses which have gross revenues of less than $7,500 per annum or spend less than 15 hours per week on average at their business.

5. Lottery Licence Fees – $15.00

6. Other

a) Town pins – Administrative discretion for give-aways – No charge

b) Zoning by-law with map (includes tax) – $40.00

c) Development plan (includes tax) – $50.00