Farm Grant Program

City Council recently approved a Farm Grant Program to provide financial relief to working farmers. The grant program will assist eligible farm property owners by allowing the June 16 property tax instalment to be paid on December 8, 2011.

To qualify for the grant, the following conditions must be met:

- the property must be defined by the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation in the farmlands property class
- the property must not be owned by a commercial enterprise
- taxes have been paid up to date before the June 16, 2011 instalment
- the final 2011 tax instalment billed (mailed May 2011) is paid in full on or before December 8, 2011

For more information, visit ottawa.ca or call 613-580-2444.