Thunder Bay (City of). Municipal Services

Site: Thunder Bay - City Hall

Service: Property Tax and Water Credit Programs

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides a tax credit and water credit to eligible residential property owners
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Low-income Seniors 
  • individuals 65 years or older 
  • must be receiving the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) and total household income must be less than $38,539
Low-income Persons with Disabilities 
  • must be receiving ODSP/CPP Disability amount and have a total household income of $38,539 or less
All Applicants
  • Must be owners of residential property within the city of Thunder Bay for a period of one (or more) year(s) preceding the application 
  • Must be the applicant's principal residence 
  • Tax and water accounts cannot be in arrears when applying 
  • All co-owners must qualify under eligibility criteria
  • Pick up application at City Hall Revenue Division, or Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre or download from City website 
  • Applications and supporting documentation must be received in writing by July 31st of the year 
  • Must apply each year to be considered for this program
The following supporting documentation will be required: 
  • Seniors: proof of receipt of GIS 
  • Persons with Disabilities: Proof of receipt of ODSP or CPP Disability amount 
  • Each owner and each spouse of an owner must submit copy of previous year's Notice of Assessment
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-625-2255
Fax 807-623-4277
Site Location South Ward, City Hall
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 500 Donald St E, 1st Fl
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 5V3
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Intersection Donald St E and May St S
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Funding City / Town - Thunder Bay