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Property Tax Comparisons to Other Municipalities

Each year, Niagara Region compares its tax rate to other similar municipalities in Ontario to ensure residents are sharing a similar tax burden.

Average Property Tax for Similar Property

Bungalow

City 2016 2017 2018 2019
York $3,943 $4,212 $4,382 $4,568
Peel $3,891 $4,101 $4,272 $4,413
Toronto $3,788 $3,990 $4,169 $4,358
Durham $3,808 $4,019 $4,102 $4,191
Halton $3,422 $3,651 $3,813 $3,971
Niagara $3,259 $3,384 $3,466 $3,574
Waterloo $2,987 $3,104 $3,145 $3,194

Two Storey Home

City 2016 2017 2018 2019
Toronto $5,050 $5,272 $5,455 $5,672
Durham $4,778 $4,989 $5,091 $5,197
Peel $4,637 $4,830 $4,997 $5,129
York $4,484 $4,646 $4,789 $4,954
Niagara $4,472 $4,559 $4,653 $4,772
Halton $4,277 $4,467 $4,620 $4,745
Waterloo $3,962 $4,032 $4,074 $4,126

Average Property Tax for Different Properties

Residential

Property Type Niagara All Areas +/-
Bungalow $3,574 $3,449 3.62%
Two Storey $4,772 $4,611 3.49%
Executive $6,455 $6,418 0.58%

Multi-Residential

Property Type Niagara All Areas +/-
Walk-up (unit) $1,594 $1,403 13.61%
Mid / High-rise (unit) $1,744 $1,756 -0.68%

Commercial

Property Type Niagara All Areas +/-
Office Buildings (sq. ft) $2.84 $3.13 -9.27%
Shopping (sq. ft) $3.93 $3.72 5.65%
Hotels (unit) $1,880 $1,628 15.48%
Motels (unit) $1,110 $1,239 -10.41%

Industrial

Property Type Niagara All Areas +/-
Industrial Vacant Land (acre) $3,514 $4,097 -14.23%
Residential Industrial (sq. ft) $1.87 $1.69 10.65%
Large Industrial (sq. ft) $0.92 $1.16 -20.69%

Municipal tax information provided by BMA Management Consulting Inc.

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