Montreal 2016 budget: Property tax increases by borough

Plateau—Mont-Royal and Outremont see largest hikes, LaSalle the smallest

CBC News Posted: Nov 25, 2015 11:00 AM ET Last Updated: Nov 25, 2015 3:03 PM ET

For sale signs stand in front of a condominium Tuesday, September 27, 2011 in Montreal. Homeowners who choose the convenience of city life over the more generous living space in suburbia are driving Canada’s real estate market, according to a new report. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz (Ryan Remiorz/Canadian Press)

Montreal residential property owners will see an average increase of 1.9 per cent on their property taxes as part of the 2016 budget, but the specific rates vary widely by borough.

Here’s a breakdown of the average hikes by borough, including the increases in both city taxes and borough service taxes.

Note that within each borough the increases also vary by property type. They are generally higher for single-family homes and lower for condominiums and multi-family dwellings.

Property tax increases in Montreal
  • Ahuntsic-Cartierville: 2.2 %
  • Anjou: 1.6 %
  • Côte-des-Neiges—Notre-Dame-de-Grâce: 2.5 %
  • Lachine:  2.4 %
  • LaSalle: 0.2 %
  • L’Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève: 1.0 %
  • Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve: 1.1 %
  • Montréal-Nord: 1.0 %
  • Outremont: 3.3 %
  • Pierrefonds-Roxboro: 1.0 %
  • Plateau—Mont-Royal: 3.7 %
  • Rivière-des-Prairies—Pointe-aux-Trembles: 0.5 %
  • ​Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie: 2.3 %
  • Saint-Laurent: 2.3 %
  • Saint-Léonard: 1.1 %
  • Sud-Ouest: 2.2 %
  • Verdun: 1.7 %
  • Ville-Marie: 1.3 %
  • Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension: 2.1 %