Revenue and Expense

Revenue and Expense

The Finance department is responsible for billing, collecting money and maintaining records for properties, water, sewer, business licenses, garbage and cemetery.

There are approximately 2750 properties in the District of Peachland. The Finance Department maintains records of assessment, ownership, legal description and tax accounts. Tax notices and reminders are mailed annually and an annual tax sale is held for properties should any property owner not pay their taxes for three years.

The Finance Department also bills user fees for water, sewer and garbage. Currently, bills are quarterly showing metered rate for water, and a flat fee for sewer and garbage.

The Finance Department is responsible for the expenditures of the District of Peachland. Not only does this department issue payment to suppliers, but also prepares payroll for 29 permanent full time employees, as well as a number of casual and summer employees. The District of Peachland payroll includes members of the Peachland Fire and Rescue Service.