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 COVID-19 Response for Saskatoon Residents

On March 19, 2020, the City decided to close public access to City Hall and all City buildings, including fire stations, leisure facilities, attractions and Saskatoon Public Library locations. While we are closed to the public, our business operations continue to ensure core services for our residents as much as possible. Public transit currently remains operational.

Annual Municipal Property Tax Increase

“Annual municipal property tax increase equal to or less than the Municipal Price Index (MPI)” is a target to keep annual property tax increases less than the annual inflation rate for city costs.  The target measures success in controlling costs.

How are we doing? 

Through the City's approved 2020/2021 Multi-Year Business Plan and Budget, the municipal property tax was finalized at 3.70% for 2020 (the lowest municipal increase in 10 years) and 3.87% for 2021. In 2020, 1% of the property tax is equivalent to $2.45 million, and $2.56 million in 2021. 

Data Table
Annual Municipal Property Tax Increases
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
3.99 4.0 3.73 7.43 5.33 3.96 4.82 3.79 4.40 3.70 3.87