For the average household in Kitchener, the approved rate increases for 2021 are in the chart below.

BudgetApproved rate increaseAnnual impact on homeowners
Property taxes 0.95% $11
Stormwater utility 6.00% $11
Water utility 0.00% $0
Sanitary sewer utility 0.00% $0
Total impact   $22

These yearly cost estimates are based on a bungalow with an assessed average of $326,000, our current average.

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