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Public Notice - Board of Revision

Posted: August 31, 2017

Public Notice

BOARD OF REVISION

Real and Personal Property Assessment

Public notice is hereby given that the 2018 Assessment Roll for the Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie has been delivered to the Municipal Office at 35 Tupper Street South, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba and is open for public inspection during regular business hours, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. Applications for revision may be made in accordance with sections 42 and 43 of the Assessment Act:

                                                                                                       

APPLICATION FOR REVISION                  

42(1)    A person in whose name property has been assessed, a mortgagee in possession of property under subsection 114(1) of The Real Property Act, an occupier of premises who is required under the terms of a lease to pay the taxes on the property, the authorized agent of the person, mortgagee or occupier, or the assessor may make application for the revision of an assessment roll with respect to the following matters:

 

a)            liability to taxation;

b)            amount of an assessed value;

c)            classification of property; or

d)            a refusal by an assessor to amend the assessment roll under subsection 13(2).

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

43(1)    An application for revision must

 

a)            be made in writing;

b)            set out the roll number and legal description of the assessable property for which a revision is sought;

c)            set out which of the matters referred to in subsection 42(1) are at issue, and the grounds for each of those matters; and

d)            be filed by

i)              delivering it or causing it to be delivered to the office indicated in the public notice given under subsection 41(2), or

ii)             serving it upon the secretary ,

at least 15 days before the scheduled sitting date of the board as indicated in the public notice.

 

Note:  Prior to filing a complaint against the amount of the assessed value, liability to taxation, or classification of property, you are encouraged to discuss the matter with the Provincial Municipal Assessment Branch, phone: 204-239-3320.

 

The Board of Revision will sit on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in the Council Chambers, at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, to hear applications.

 

Applications shall be delivered or caused to be delivered to:

The Office of the Assistant CAO

RM of Portage la Prairie

35 Tupper Street South

Portage la Prairie, MB   R1N 1W7

 

and shall be received no later than Monday, September 25, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.

 

Note:It will be the applicant’s responsibility to confirm receipt of the appeal to the Office of the Assistant CAO.

 

Dated this 31stday of August, A.D. 2017.

Andrea McCabe, Secretary

Board of Revision

RM of Portage la Prairie

204-857-3821