MINISTERIAL ORDER NO.  MAG:014/20

 

 

 

 

I, Kelechi Madu, QC, Minister of Municipal Affairs, pursuant to Section 605(2) of the Municipal Government Act make the following order:

 

1.    The complaint deadline pursuant to Section 284(4) of the Municipal Government Act, for an assessment notice with a notice of assessment date that falls on or after January 31, 2020 is extended to July 1, 2020 or 60 days from the notice of assessment date, whichever time is later.

 

2.    The date by which a municipality must perform the actions articulated under Sections 412 and 436.03(1) of the Municipal Government Act is extended to June 30, 2020.

 

3.    For properties for which a tax sale was required to be held between March 31, 2019 and March 31, 2020 pursuant to Section 418(2) of the Municipal Government Act, the time to complete a sale is extended to October 1, 2020.

 

4.    The date by which municipalities, persons, or entities must perform the actions articulated under Sections 417 and 436.08(1) of the Municipal Government Act is extended to October 1, 2020.

 

5.    The time set out in Section 295(4) for a person to provide information requested pursuant to Section 295(1) of the Municipal Government Act is extended to July 1, 2020 or within 60 days from the date of request, whichever time is later.

 

6.    The time set out in Sections 34 and 35 of the Matters Relating to Assessment and Taxation Regulation, 2018 for an assessor to provide information requested pursuant to Sections 299, 299.1, 300, and 300.1 of the Municipal Government Act is extended to July 1, 2020 or within 15 days of receiving the request, whichever time is later.

 

7.    The time for municipalities, persons, or entities to perform the actions required under Section 364.3(1) of the Municipal Government Act, and Section 36(3) of the Matters Relating to Assessment and Taxation Regulation, 2018 is extended to October 1, 2020 or within the time specified in the sections, whichever is later.


 

  1. Anything that, under normal timelines pursuant to Parts 9, 10, 11, 12 of the Municipal Government Act and its associated regulations, would have been required to be done between the period of March 25, 2020 and the date this Order is signed, which as a result of Ministerial Order MSD 022/20 was not done, and which is not otherwise addressed in this Order, must be completed no later than May 31, 2020.

 

 

 

Dated at Edmonton, Alberta, this 17th day of April, 2020.

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                        

                                                                     Kelechi Madu, QC

                                                                     Minister of Municipal Affairs