Municipal & Property Tax Rates

The Municipal Property Tax rate in the Town of Stratford for non-commercial property is $0.44 per $100 of assessed value. The Municipal Commercial Property Tax rate is $0.99 per $100.00 assessed value. The provincial real property tax rate for commercial and non-commercial property in the province is set at $1.50 for each $100 taxable value assessment. Under the Provincial Tax Credit Program, residents of PEI may be eligible for a provincial tax credit of $0.50 per $100 of taxable value assessment on any non-commercial property that they own.

Property Taxes can be paid at Access PEI offices, chartered banks, and at the Provincial Treasury in the Jones Buiilding, 95 Rochford Street in Charlottetown. The Provincial Treasury office number is 1-902-368-4070 or visit the web site at

Waste Collection Fees

Island Waste Management Corporation (IWMC) is the provincial crown corporation that administers and provides solid waste management services throughout Prince Edward Island. These fees apply to all non-commercial property that is within and outside a municipality. Island Waste Management Corporation

Residential Services $205.00 annually per household
Cottage Services $95.00 annually per cottage (provided from June to September)$120.00 annually per cottage for extended cottage collection (mid-May to October)

More information can be found at Island Waste Management Corporation website.

Water and Sewer Service Rates

The Finance and Technology Department is responsible for issuing the bills for the Stratford Utility Corporation. Water and sewer bills are issued on a quarterly basis approximately the first week of January, April, July and October and are due 30 days after they are issued. Stratford Utility bills can be paid at any chartered bank, Stratford Town Hall or through online banking with any major bank. We accept the following methods of payment: cash, cheques, Visa, Mastercard, Debit.

If you are interested in automatic credit card payments, please contact (902) 367-3228 or (902) 569-6258. For information on residential or commercial billing rates, please refer to the PDF below.

2018 Utility Tariff (effective July 1, 2018)
2019 Utility Tariff (effective July 1, 2019)
2020 Utility Tariff (effective April 1, 2020)