Your semi – annual metered utility bill includes charges for the previous six month water consumption and sewer services based on that consumption (if you are connected to the District of Sicamous sanitary sewer). Sewer charges are based on 80% of metered water volume or 100% of metered sewer volume. Meters are read near the end of each billing period. Bills are mailed in the month following the end of the billing period.
Billing history and semi-annual water consumption information is available through the District of Sicamous Online Services.
Your annual utility bill includes charges for flat rated billing for water and sewer (if applicable) based on the use of your property.
Billing history is available through the District of Sicamous Online Services.
Semi-Annual billing periods for customers are:
- January 1st to June 30th
- July 1st to December 31st
Annual billing periods for flat rated accounts are:
- January 1st to December 31st
You can access your billing history through the Online Services.
Unpaid utility charges which are due and payable are transferred to taxes in arrears on December 31st to the “for service at address” of the related property tax account as required by section 258 of the Community Charter. Interest charges apply to arrears tax balances at a rate prescribed quarterly by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. For more information see our Transfer to taxes FAQs.