Property Tax and Area Rates 2019-2020

Property Class                            

Residential $0.88 per $100 of assessment
Commercial $1.46 per $100 of assessment
Resource $0.88 per $100 of assessment
Farm Exempt
Forest Acreage $0.25 per acre (less than 50,000 acres)
Forest Acreage $0.40 per acre (more than or equal 50,000 acres)
Recreation Acreage $41.00 per acre (Exempt)

Fire Protection – Fire Hydrants

Properties within 1000 feet of a hydrant shall be charged as follows:

 Fringe Area $0.089 per $100 of assessment
Privately Owned – $200.00 per assessment account
 Lower South River/St. Andrews $0.089 per $100 of assessment
Privately Owner – $200.00 per assessment account

Fire Protection Area Rates

Antigonish County Volunteer Fire Department $0.07 per $100 of assessment
North Shore Volunteer Fire Department $0.15 per $100 of assessment, max $200.00 per ratepayer
District 2 – Town Fire Department $0.049 per $100 of assessment, max $100.00 per property
Four Valley’s Fire Department $0.15 per $100 of assessment, max $200.00 per property
Pomquet Emergency & Rescue Services $0.15 per $100 of assessment
Tracadie Volunteer Fire Department $0.10 per $100 of assessment, max $100.00 per property
St. Andrews & District Volunteer Fire Dept. $0.11 per $100 of assessment
Goshen Fire Department $50.00 Flat Rate per household/business
Auld’s Cove Volunteer Fire Department $0.153 per $100 of assessment residential/resource
$0.153 per $100 of assessment for commercial
Havre Boucher & District Volunteer Fire Dept $0.15 per $100 of assessment
St. Mary’s Volunteer Fire Department $30.00 Flat Rate per household
Merigomish Volunteer Fire Department $0.155 per $100 of assessment, max $200 per property

Streetlights

Alex Terrace/Florence Circle $30.18 per assessment account
Beech Hill Road $57.53 per assessment account
Brierly Way $52.03 per assessment account
Brookside Way $34.68 per assessment account
Ceilidh Ridge $20.21 per assessment account
Cloverville Road $65.17 per assessment account
Crockett Court $59.46 per assessment account
Havre Boucher Village $0.038 per $100 of assessment
Heatherton $52.30 per assessment account
Keating Court $29.73 per assessment account
Mountain View Drive $57.32 per assessment account
Pine Ridge $24.22 per assessment account
Sheiling Court $34.69 per assessment account
St. Andrews $0.034 per $100 of assessment
Sylvan Valley $59.46 per assessment account
Thorne Ridge $16.91 per assessment account
Upper Big Tracadie/Monastery $40.47 per assessment account
Whisper Avenue $49.44 per assessment account

Sewer Rate

Flat Rate for Residential/Unit
Sewer Rate per sq. ft for Commercial
Sewer Rate per sq. ft for Industrial
$316.29
$       .11
$       .14