Municipal & Property Tax Rates

As of April 1, 2024:

 Non-Commercial  $0.47
 Apartments/Multi-unit  $0.74
 Hotel/Motel  $0.74
 Commercial  $1.35

The Municipal Property Tax rate in the Town of Stratford for residents for non-commercial property is $0.47 per $100 of assessed value. The Municipal Commercial Property Tax rate is $1.35 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 Building, 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 $236.00 annually per household
Cottage Services $116.00 annually per cottage (provided from June to September)$155.00 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 through the options below:

  • In-person or online at any chartered bank
  • In-person at the Town of Stratford Office
  • If you are a registered E-bill customer, you can pay online through E-billing
  • After hours, cheques can be dropped off to the black mailbox attached to the outside of the building at the main entrance
  • Cheques can also be mailed to the Stratford Utility Corporation, 234 Shakespeare Drive, Stratford, PE C1B 2V8
  • Credit cards payments can be accepted over the phone by calling: (902) 367-3228, (902) 569-6920 or (902) 569-6258. Please leave a message if no one is available to answer.
  • Direct withdrawal from your back account. If you would like to use this payment option, you will be need to fill out the required form and provide a blank voided cheque. To obtain a hard copy of the form please call (902) 367-3228, (902) 569-6920 or (902) 569-6258.

For information on residential or commercial billing rates, please refer to the PDF below.

2022 Utility Tariff (effective April 1, 2022)
2023 Utility Tariff (effective April 1, 2023)
2024 Utility Tariff (effective April 1, 2024)