Heritage Tax Refund Program Guidelines and Application

As a property owner within the Town of Collingwood Downtown Heritage Conservation District or of a property designated under Part IV of the Ontario Heritage Act, you may be eligible to apply for a municipal tax refund. The tax relief program only applies to significant heritage buildings as listed on Schedule “B” of By-law 2010-020. The Program is administered by the planning department. 

Application dates: January 1 to March 15, each year (pending budget approval).

How to Apply

  1. Review the Guidelines below
  2. Fill out the pdf application
  3. Register and submit your application with accompanying documentation/images on the secure portal.

Application for Heritage Tax Refund

If you are unable to register and apply using the online secure portal, please send your electronic forms and pictures to planning@collingwood.ca and provide any associated payment to the Treasury at  P.O. Box 157, Collingwood ON  L9Y 3Z5, or hand to deliver to the Treasury Department located at 97 Hurontario Street.   Please consult the application form for the fee for first-time applicants.