Bill Payment

PAYMENT
Payment to SSID may be made by Interac etransfer to administrator@savaryshoreswater.ca or by cheque or money order payable to Savary Shores Improvement District, mailed to SSID, 2785 Vancouver Blvd, Savary Island, BC V0N 2G0.

Your etransfer confirmation, cheque copy, or money order copy, is your receipt.

ISSUE DATE
2023 Tax Notices will be issued at the end of March 2023, and will indicate amounts payable.

AMOUNT PAYABLE
The deadline for the early-pay discount is May 1 2023. Your tax notice will show a chart with the un-discounted amount payable after May 1 2023. Additionally, interest on outstanding 2023 taxes will be applied in March 2024, as directed by the provincial government.

TAX CLASSES
Your tax notice will show 2 Tax Classes, either A or B. Within each Class are 2 or 3 taxes/levies. The Connection Tax is only applicable to Parcels that have an Approved Connection by which water can be supplied from the SSID Waterworks. The District Tax and Asset Renewal Tax are applicable to all taxable Parcels in the Improvement District.

TOLLS
Residents connected to the waterworks are allotted up to 100 cubic metres of water per calendar year. Those who use more water than the year's allotment are invoiced an Excess Use Toll in January of the following year. The Trustees have set the 2022 domestic-use rate at $1.50 per cubic metre overage, in accordance with Excess Tolls Bylaw 132. If you did not receive an Excess Toll invoice in January 2023, then you did not exceeded your 2022 allotment. Tolls not paid by the February 28 deadline are subject to a 20 percent penalty.

WATER CONNECTION CHARGE
Savary Shores has 44 properties that are not yet connected to the water system. Property owners interested in receiving water may Apply for a Water Connection, by downloading the form on this site, or by contacting the administrator at administrator@savaryshoreswater.ca or 604-414-8448, or by mail to 2785 Vancouver Blvd, Savary Island BC  V0N 2G0.

The charge for a first-time connection is $1,000.
The charge for a disconnection, or a re-connection, is $100.

TRANSFER OF WATER CONNECTION
Water connections may not be transferred from a property owner to a new owner, without consent of SSID trustees. The application for Transfer of Water Connection contract is sent by the administrator to new owners, and becomes effective when the $50 fee and application are received and accepted.