Assessment & Taxes

assessment & Taxes - timeline

February Property Assessment Notices mailed*
February - April         Property Owners Review Period (see assessment notice for deadline)
May Property Tax Notices mailed**
June 30 Property Tax Payments due by the last day of June

*Property Assessment Notices are mailed to Red Deer County property owners in mid to late February each year. If you do not receive your notice by March 15, or if you have any assessment questions or concerns, please contact Assessment Services at 403-350-2166. 

**Property Tax Notices are mailed to property owners in mid to late May each year, once Council has set the tax rate. Please contact Corporate Services at 403-350-2150 if you have not received your notice by June 1, or if you have tax related questions or concerns.

Tax Penalties: All terms of Bylaw 2021/6 Tax Penalty Charge 2021 are in effect as of April 13, 2021. On January 1, 2022 Tax Penalty Bylaw No. 2008/8  will come back into effect.


Council sets the annual tax rates in mid to late May each year, with notices being mailed to property owners shortly thereafter.

The 2021 Tax Rate and Minimum Tax Bylaw No. 2021/5 was approved by Council on April 27, 2021.

2021 Tax Rates

         Residential Farmland Non-residential Machinery & Equipment  Designated Industrial Property
2.6816 7.9460 10.9465 10.9465 10.9465
Property Tax
2.5997 2.5997 3.9184    --- 3.9184
Services Levy
0.6500 0.6500 0.6500 0.6500 0.6500
Services Levy
0.6000 0.6000 0.6000 0.6000 0.6000
Housing Levy
0.0199 0.0199 0.0199 0.0199 0.0199
Property Requisition 
    ---     ---    --- 0.0766 0.0766
Policing Special Levy 0.1378 0.1378 0.1378 0.1378 0.1378
Mill Rate* 6.6890 11.9534 16.2726 12.4308 16.3492

*Mill Rates may vary slightly for individual properties.

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Red Deer County Assessors will not be conducting in-person inspections at this time, due to Alberta Health’s Covid-19 guidelines. Alternatively, Requests for Information may be collected by Red Deer County Assessors via email, phone or mail to assist in completing the 2021 Assessment.


Notice is hereby given as per section 294 of the Municipal Government Act that Red Deer County’s Assessment Services will be conducting annual inspections of properties for the 2023 tax year.

 All properties within Red Deer County are reviewed on a five-year re-inspection cycle to ensure that assessment information remains current. In addition, property inspections may be conducted by Red Deer County Assessors at any time due to circumstances such as development, reported changes to the property, and/or a sale of the property to ensure that the assessment information remains current and as accurate as possible. Assessment Services strives to value property as fairly as possible in relation to similar properties, and in accordance with Provincial Legislation, Regulations and guidelines. An inspection ensures that all characteristics affecting the property are considered in its valuation. 

 Our Assessors will be working throughout Red Deer County reviewing property assessments from now to the end of the year. Inspections will be taking place during our regular office hours of Monday to Friday between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm. Assessors will have identification and they will be driving a Red Deer County marked vehicle, identifying them as employees of Red Deer County. Additionally, requests for assessment information may be conducted by Red Deer County Assessors via email, phone, or mail.

 Should you have any questions or concerns regarding this, please do not hesitate to contact Assessment Services at 403-350-2166, during regular business hours, or by email at