Notice of 2023 Tax Sale

Pursuant to section 645 of the Local Government Act, the following properties will be offered for sale by public auction to be held at 10:00 am in the Council Chambers at Bowen Island Municipal Hall, 981 Artisan Lane, Bowen Island, BC on Monday, September 25, 2023.

The following property will be included in the Sale unless delinquent taxes, plus interest, are sooner paid:

Folio NumberLegal DescriptionP.I.D.Civic AddressUpset Price
3806600Lot B, Plan VAP3802, DL 1426030-739-471Gardner Lane$3,062.93

The delinquent taxes on the Cromie Road properties has been paid, therefore the properties will no longer be part of the Sale.

Notice to prospective purchasers

Any person upon being declared the successful bidder must immediately pay by cash or certified cheque a minimum of not less than the upset price. Failure to pay this amount will result in the property promptly being offered for sale again.

Any balance must be paid by cash or certified cheque by 4:00 pm the same day. Failure to pay the balance will result in the property being offered for sale again at10:00 am the following day.

Bowen Island Municipality makes no representation express or implied as to the condition or quality of the properties being offered for sale. Prospective purchasers are urged to inspect the properties and make all necessary inquiries to municipal and other government departments, and in the case of strata lots to the strata corporation, to determine the existence of any bylaws, restrictions, charges or other conditions which may affect the value or suitability of the property.

Purchasers are further advised that properties sold at tax sale are subject to a redemption period of one year whereby the registered property owner or registered charge holder may redeem their property sold at tax sale by paying the upset price plus applicable interest.

The purchase of a tax sale property is subject to tax under the Property Transfer Tax Act on the fair market value of the property.

Questions? Email or call 604-947-4255 ext. 8