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Local Government

Local Government

BC Assessment works closely with local tax authorities to provide a variety of valuable information. This page provides taxing authority officials with access to our tools, resources, and information.

BC Assessment provides a full range of property assessment products and services to local governments including municipalities, regional districts and improvement districts. Our Local Government & First Nations Customer Department is focused on continually improving BC Assessment's property assessment and information products and services, our communications, and our collaboration with local governments and First Nations.

BC Assessment proudly sponsors several organizations that represent local governments at various levels, including:

  • Union of British Columbia Municipalities UBCM
  • Local Government Management Association LGMA
  • Government Financial Officers Association of British Columbia GFOA     

Assessment LinkBC
Access data from assessment roll, residential inventory, non-market change, residential stratification, and a variety of roll comparison reports.

BC OnLine
BC Assessment makes its property information database accessible through BC OnLine. The BC OnLine Internet service provides private and public sector customers with access to a number of government databases.

Entire BC data
Electronic assessment data is available in bulk, in different electronic formats, and is produced by jurisdiction or on a province-wide basis. Data is available in the standard Data Advice format or can be customized to suit the needs of the client.

Data delivery website
Data advice is designed to supply clients with the current assessment information available on BC Assessment files.

Local government customer service standards
Learn more about BC Assessment's commitment to local governments and our customer service standards to local governments.

Service boundary web map
This web mapping application enables you to review service boundaries against BC Assessment's minor taxing codes for verification and planning purposes.

Standard building permit report initiative
Through consultation with many local governments, BC Assessment has developed a standard building permit report that is fed directly into our database

Contacts 
Local Government
Gerhard Brosch
Director, Local Government and First Nations Customers
Phone: 1-866-valueBC or 1-866-825-8322 (local 23227)
Email: localgovernment@bcassessment.ca

Michael Spatharakis
Manager, Local Government Customers
Phone: 1-866-valueBC or 1-866-825-8322 (local 00498)
Email: localgovernment@bcassessment.ca