The 2022 budget is now available.

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
Gas utility 1.50% $11
Water utility 0.00% $0
Sanitary sewer utility 0.00% $0
Total impact   $33

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

Budget documents