Payment to SSID may be made by Interac etransfer to email@example.com or by cheque or money order payable to Savary Shores Improvement District, mailed to: SSID, box 176, 2785 Vancouver Blvd, Savary Island, BC V0N 2G0.
Your etransfer confirmation, cheque copy, or money order copy, is your receipt.
2024 Tax Notices will be issued at the end of March 2024, and will indicate an amount payable for the calendar year January - December 2024.
The deadline for the early-pay discount is May 1 2024. Your tax notice will show a chart with the un-discounted amount payable after May 1 2024. Additionally, interest on outstanding 2024 taxes will be applied in March 2025, as directed by the provincial government.
Your tax notice shows either Class A tax or Class B tax. 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.
Residents connected to the waterworks are allotted up to 100 cubic metres of water per calendar year. Properties that used in excess of the allotment in 2022 received an Excess Toll invoice in January 2023, and all paid by the February 28 2023 deadline. (Payments after the deadline are subject to a 20 percent penalty.) The Trustees set the 2022 domestic-use rate at $1.50 per cubic metre overage, in accordance with Excess Tolls Bylaw 132. The 2023 rate will be set at the end of 2023, and any excess use will be invoiced in January 2024.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.