The City of Colwood accepts applications from charitable, philanthropic, religious and other non-profit organizations for permissive property tax exemptions. Applicants who own and occupy their property and meet the requirements stated in the Community Charter and Council Policy may qualify for a property tax exemption. 

An eligible organization may be considered for a tax exemption exceeding one year (to a maximum of ten years) where it can be demonstrated that the services or benefits provided to the community are of a duration exceeding one year. Read the full Colwood Tax Exemption Policy.

The application deadline for 2019 permissive tax exemption applications is AUGUST 31, 2018.  Please fill in and submit this Application for Permissive Tax Exemption form.

Applications may be submitted to Christopher Paine, Director of Finance, at City Hall, 3300 Wishart Rd, Victoria, BC V9C 1R1 or via email at