- City Services
UPDATE: August 5, 2020
Until further notice, the Finance Department is located at the
Revelstoke Community Centre due to construction at City Hall.
Public drop-in hours are 12-3pm, Monday-Friday
Appointments can be made for those who are elderly, have a lack of mobility or compromised immune systems.
9-11am - Monday to Friday
Call: 250-837-2161 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org to book a date and time.
The Finance department is available by phone: 250-837-2161
or email: email@example.com
(Finance is closed on Statutory Holidays)
Please respect all markers and signage at City facilities regarding physical distancing and best practices for reducing the spread of COVID-19.
We thank you for your patience and understanding.
PROPERTY TAXES 2020
Payment Details: Property tax notices have now been sent out in the mail to property owners. Property taxes are due Sept 2, 2020.
You can pay Property Taxes via online banking through TD, Scotiabank, RBC, CIBC, BMO, and Revelstoke Credit Union.
Payments Methods: Property taxes and other payments can be made in-person, during the above noted drop-in hours. Payment is acceptable via debit (limits apply), cheque, credit (no credit for Property Taxes or Utilities) or cash but we ask that the online/distancing options are considered first and physical payments/cash last. Cheques can also be dropped off in the new secure drop box outside the Finance Department at City Hall (no cash, please) or mailed to: City Hall at PO. Box 170, Revelstoke, BC, V0E 2S0.
COMMERCIAL UTILITIES RELIEF
For the period between March 16, 2020 and May 30, 2020 inclusive, businesses can apply to the Finance department to have their utilities reduced. Applications must be received no later than September 30, 2020 at 4:30pm.
Completed Utility Relief Form can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org, or dropped off in person at the Finance department. Finance staff will review each business on a case by case basis, and determine the reduction in utilities. Each applicant will be notified of the amount they are eligible for, and a credit will be applied to their utility account.
Please note that only businesses who reduced or ceased operations in response to COVID-19 are eligible for a reduction in utilities.
COMMERCIAL UTILITIES PAYMENT DUE DATE RELIEF
To offer some financial relief for Revelstoke's business community through the COVID-19 pandemic, Council passed Utility Billing Due Date Amendment Bylaw No. 2262
which changes the second quarter payment due date from April 30 to two equal payments
due July 31 and October 31, 2020.
Sign up for paperless notification of property taxes, utilities, business license renewals, accounts receivable, and cash receipts.
Fill in the Consent Form and return via:
by mail: City of Revelstoke, PO Box 170, Revelstoke, BC, V0E 2S0
Or in person to the Finance Department
The Finance and Information Technology (IT) Department is responsible for the financial management of the municipality and ensures that statutory requirements relating to finance are carried out.
The department's functions include:
- Accounts payable and receivable
- Collection of fees for:
- Financial investments
- Management of the cemetery database
- Preparation of budgets and the annual financial plan
- Property taxes and utility billing
- Risk management and insurance
The department strives to provide timely and accurate financial information to facilitate the decision-making needs of the City Council, senior management, and external stakeholders.
The department also provides IT services such as:
- A wide-area network that links municipal facilities
- Managing computer systems, equipment, and software applications
- Support services for users