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Municipal Act, 2001

ontario REGULATION 387/98

formerly under Municipal Act

TAX MATTERS — TAXATION OF CERTAIN RAILWAY, POWER UTILITY LANDs

Consolidation Period: From July 24, 2015 to the e-Laws currency date.

Last amendment:  O. Reg. 214/15.

This is the English version of a bilingual regulation.

CONTENTS

 

 

Sections

 

Tax Rates

1

 

When Taxes Distributed to Upper-Tier

3

 

Prescribed Power Utilities

4

Table 1

Rates of tax under subsection 315 (1) of the Act

 

Tax Rates

1. The rates of tax set out in Table 1 are prescribed, for the geographic areas described in subsection 315 (6) of the Act, as the rates of tax to be imposed by a local municipality on land described in subsection 315 (1) of the Act.  O. Reg. 82/04, s. 1.

2.-2.6 Revoked:  O. Reg. 124/07, s. 1.

When Taxes Distributed to Upper-tier

3. (1) A local municipality that forms part of an upper-tier municipality for municipal purposes shall distribute taxes for a year under section 315 of the Act to the upper-tier municipality in accordance with the following:

1. The taxes shall be distributed in four instalments due on or before March 31, June 30, September 30 and December 15 of the year.

2. The first instalment must be 25 per cent of the amount the local municipality was required to distribute to the upper-tier municipality in respect of taxes for the previous year under section 315 of the Act.

3. The second instalment must be 50 per cent of the amount the local municipality is required to distribute to the upper-tier municipality for the year less the amount of the first instalment.

4. The third instalment must be 25 per cent of the amount the local municipality is required to distribute to the upper-tier municipality for the year.

5. The fourth instalment must be equal to the balance of the amount the local municipality is required to distribute to the upper-tier municipality for the year.  O. Reg. 706/98, s. 1; O. Reg. 82/04, s. 8 (1, 2).

(2) Revoked:  O. Reg. 124/07, s. 2.

Prescribed Power Utilities

4. (1) A designated electricity utility, as defined in subsection 19.0.1 (5) of the Assessment Act, is prescribed as a power utility for the purposes of paragraph 2 of subsection 315 (1) of the Act.  O. Reg. 342/99, s. 2; O. Reg. 82/04, s. 9 (1).

(2) The following corporations are prescribed as power utilities for the purposes of paragraph 2 of subsection 368.3 (1) of the old Act or subsection 315 (1) of the Act, commencing January 1, 2001:

1. Great Lakes Power Limited.

2. Canadian Niagara Power Company Limited.

3. Cedar Rapids Transmission Company Limited.

4. Inco Limited.

5. NAV Canada.

6. Cornwall Street Railway Light & Power Company Limited.  O. Reg. 132/02, s. 4; O. Reg. 82/04, s. 9 (2).

TABLE 1
RATES OF TAX UNDER SUBSECTION 315 (1) OF THE ACT

Item

Column 1

Geographic area described in subs. 315 (6) of the Act

Column 2

Tax rate for land described in para. 1 of subs. 315 (1) of the Act (railway rights-of-way), expressed as dollars per acre

Column 3

Tax rate for land described in para. 2 of subs. 315 (1) of the Act (electrical corridors), expressed as dollars per acre

1.

The regional municipalities of Durham, Halton, Peel and York

611.33

834.02

2.

The Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton and the counties of Lanark, Leeds and Grenville, Prescott and Russell, Renfrew and Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, including the separated municipalities situated in those counties

85.05

367.09

3.

The counties of Frontenac, Haliburton, Hastings, Lennox and Addington, Northumberland, Peterborough, Prince Edward and Victoria, including the separated municipalities situated in those counties

41.59

19.86

4.

The regional municipalities of Hamilton-Wentworth, Niagara and Waterloo

264.83

396.09

5.

The Regional Municipality of Haldimand-Norfolk, the County of Oxford, and the counties of Brant, Elgin, Essex, Kent, Lambton and Middlesex, including the separated municipalities situated in those counties

85.58

60.82

6.

The counties of Bruce, Dufferin, Grey, Huron, Perth, Simcoe and Wellington, including the separated municipalities situated in those counties

54.18

19.94

7.

The Regional Municipality of Sudbury and the districts of Algoma, Manitoulin and Sudbury

75.66

12.54

8.

The District Municipality of Muskoka, and the districts of Cochrane, Nipissing, Parry Sound and Temiskaming

38.89

72.89

9.

The districts of Kenora, Rainy River, and Thunder Bay

35.26

122.15

O. Reg. 495/98, s. 1; O. Reg. 82/04, s. 10; O. Reg. 124/07, s. 3; O. Reg. 214/15, s. 1.

Tables 2-21 Revoked:  O. Reg. 124/07, s. 4.

 

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