Finance - Budget and Taxes

Budget & Taxation Information 
The Municipality of Central Elgin makes good use of property tax dollars in delivering the public services that residents and property owners expect from their local government. The Municipality continues to invest in our communities by providing residents and property owners with needed services and amenities. Your Central Elgin tax dollars deliver services such as:
  • Police Protection
  • Fire protection and prevention emergency services
  • Garbage and recycling collection
  • Snow and sidewalk clearing
  • Street lighting
  • Arenas/Parks/Recreation
  • Building permits and inspections
  • By-law enforcement/property standards inspection
  • Construction and maintenance of roads, sidewalks and storm sewers
  • Municipal drains
  • Bridges and culverts
  • Planning services
  • Emergency planning
  • Medical centres (C.A. Bell) 
  • Land-use planning
  • Licenses and permits

The Municipality of Central Elgin also collects taxes for the upper tier municipality (the County of Elgin) and the four district school boards.

Your County of Elgin tax dollars deliver services such as:

  • Economic development/tourism
  • Land Ambulance
  • Libraries
  • Homes for the Aged
  • County Road (Capital Only)
  • County Emergency Plan
  • Provincial Offences Court
  • Social housing
  • Children services
  • Land Division
  • Museums
  • Health Unit

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