Bay Bulls Waste Recovery Facilities Site is open to the public on Tuesdays & Thursdays from noon to 4:00 PM AND Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The following materials will be accepted at the waste recovery facilities:
- All non-hazardous, non-organic solid waste generated from domestic and smallbusiness sources.
- Small scale construction and demolition debris such as scrap wood and shingles. All construction and demolition debris must be no longer than 4 feet.
All inquiries relating to the garbage collection should be directed to the Eastern Waste Management Office at 579-7960.
Town of Witless Bay
2017 Tax Structure, Rates and Fees
For Property owners in Receipt of Guaranteed Income Supplement
Application for 10% Residential Property Tax Reduction - Click HERE
Residential Property 4 mils
Commercial Property 8 mils
Minimum Residential Property Tax $500.00
Personal Care/Retirement Homes 6 mils
Fish Plants 15 mils
Heavy Equipment/Construction 50 mils
Autobody/Service Stations 13 mils
General Commercial 12 mils
Bank/Financial Institutions 40 mils
B & B/Inn/Efficiency Units 5 mils
No fixed address 5% of Gross Revenue
Utilities 2.5% of Gross Revenues
Minimum Business Tax 250.00
New Home Construction $125.00
Accessory bldgs./Extensions/Fences/Demolition $ 50.00
Tax Certificates $250.00
New Building & Extensions 40 cents per sq. ft. per floor, min. $250
Permit to Operate Business $150.00
Permit to Operate Business - Home based $100.00
Tax Certificates $400.00
Permit application fee $ 25.00
NSF Charges $ 40.00
Discretionary Use/Advertisement $250.00 (min.)
Crown Land application fee $100.00
Subdivision Development Fee
Per Lot $300.00 To be paid by developer prior to issuance of permits
All residents of Witless Bay are entitled to a 5% discount on residential taxes if paid by March 31/17. Seniors are entitled to a 10% total discount for the entire year.
All taxes are due and payable by May 31, 2017. Any taxes not paid by May 31, 2017, or without arrangements being made, will be charged a rate of 18% per annum, compounded monthly, effective from January.
The Town of Witless Bay accepts Visa, Mastercard, debit, and pre-authorized payments. If acceptable arrangements are made with the Town before March 31/17 to have accounts paid in full by November 30, 2017, no interest will be applied to the account.