Assessment Notices sent to property owners in the Bella Coola Valley

Assessment Notices sent to property owners in the Bella Coola Valley - Property Values Remain Stable for 2015

Owners of nearly 2,400 properties throughout Bella Coola – West Coast area can expect to receive their 2015 assessment notices in the next few days.

“Most homes in the Bella Coola Valley are remaining stable in value compared to last year’s Assessment Roll,” said Darin Johnson, Deputy Assessor. “Most home owners in Bella Coola Valley will see modest changes in the +/- 10% range.”

Overall, the Bella Coola – West Coast Assessment Roll increased from $267 million last year to $271 million this year. Of note, a total of $3.4 million was added through subdivisions, rezoning and new construction.

“Property owners who feel that their property assessment does not reflect market value as of July 1, 2014 or see incorrect information on their notice should contact BC Assessment as indicated on their notice as soon as possible in January,” said Johnson. “If a property owner is still concerned about their assessment after speaking to one of our appraisers, they may submit a Notice of Complaint (Appeal) by February 2, for an independent review by a Property Assessment Review Panel,” added Johnson.

The Property Assessment Review Panels, independent of BC Assessment, are appointed annually by the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development, and typically meet between February 1 and March 15 to hear formal complaints.

The Cariboo assessment office is located at Suite 202 – 350 Barnard Street in Williams Lake. During the month of January, office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday. Property owners can contact BC Assessment toll-free at 1-866-valueBC (1-866-825-8322) or online by clicking “CONNECT” at www.bcassessment.ca.

Visit www.bcassessment.ca for more information about the 2015 Assessment Roll including lists of 2015’s top 100 most valuable residential properties across the province.

Of note, BC Assessment has launched a newly-enhanced version of its free e-valueBC service that allows the general public to search, check and compare properties online from across the province. Improved navigation, an interactive map and inclusion of property street-front imagery are among the new features. Also new for 2015, BC Assessment has updated its Customer Service Standards which include commitments to be open & transparent, fair & accurate, timely & accessible, knowledgeable & respectful, and innovative & collaborative.

“Our service commitments and standards clearly indicate the level of service that you can expect from BC Assessment and ensure we focus on customer needs as we continue to deliver excellent service,” said Johnson. Follow BC Assessment on Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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