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
2022 Tax Notices were issued at the end of March 2022, and indicate the amounts payable.

AMOUNT PAYABLE
The deadline for the early-pay discount is May 1 2022. Your tax notice shows a chart with the un-discounted amount payable after May 1 2022. Additionally, interest on outstanding 2022 taxes will be applied in March 2023, as directed by the provincial government.

TAX CLASSES
Your tax notice shows 2 Tax Classes, either A or B. Within each Class are 2 or 3 fees. The Connection Fee is only applicable to Parcels that have an Approved Connection by which water can be supplied from the SSID Waterworks. The District Fee and Asset Renewal Fee 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. Excess Toll invoices were sent on January 2, 2022 for excess usage in 2021. If you did not receive an Excess Toll invoice, then you did not exceed your allotment. Tolls not paid by the February 28 deadline are subject to a 20 percent penalty. The Toll may go up or down each year, as determined by the Board of Trustees. At the end of 2021, Trustees set the 2021 Excess Use Toll at $1.00 per each cubic metre over 100 cubic metres.

WATER CONNECTION CHARGE
Savary Shores has 45 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.