Home Owner Grant (HOG) Information
Applying for a Home Owner Grant
The Province of British Columbia offers a home owner grant that reduces the amount of property tax you pay for your principal residence. The grant is applied toward the current year's property tax.
If you qualify for a home owner grant, you can apply online, or in person, once you receive your property tax notice in May.
Home Owner Grant Qualifications
You may qualify as a homeowner if you are:
When to Apply
Apply for the grant each year by the due date indicated on your tax notice to avoid late penalty fees on the grant amount.
How to Apply
Apply online or fill in the home owner grant application included with your property tax notice. This can be completed and submitted to the Village of Telkwa Office.
If you qualify for the senior home owner grant, please refer to the third column on the right of your property tax notice for your payment amount.
Lost Roll Number or Access Code
If you have lost your roll number or access code, please visit the Village Office as this information cannot be provided over the phone or by email.
Apply for a Retroactive Home Owner Grant
If you forgot to apply for your Home Owner Grant last year, you may still be able to receive a retroactive home owner grant provided:
You qualified for the grant on December 31 of last year. For example, you have until December 31, 2020 to claim the 2019 home owner grant.
You are still the registered owner of the property
For example, you have until December 31, 2020 to claim the 2019 home owner grant.