Home Owner Grants

The Home Owner Grant is a provincial subsidy program that reduces the amount of property tax you pay for your principal residence. Property owners must meet the eligibility requirements and complete an application form each year.

Do you need help understanding your property tax notice? To determine which grant you may be eligible for view a sample property tax notice with descriptions. ​PLEASE NOTE: Home Owner Grant applications must be filed annually. Any applications that are incomplete, unclaimed, or late, will result in penalty charges. Grants that are not claimed are considered equivalent to unpaid taxes and subject to penalty charges.

Ways to Apply for Your Home Owner Grant (HOG)

Claim Your Home Owner Grant Online (eHOG). Have your tax notice nearby (for Folio Number and Access Code) before claiming your grant online. For help understanding your property tax statement view our sample tax notice with descriptions.

Apply online (eHOG) 

Ongoing Outage Notification: There is a planned, recurring outage window scheduled for Monday mornings between the hours of 12:01 am–6:00 am. The eHOG web service may be offline or unavailable during this window. On occasion, an outage may extend past 6:00 am. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience while we upgrade our systems.

Other Ways to Apply 

In Person at City Hall

Note: Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the City encourages those who can to seek an alternative to applying for the HOG/ in-person payment. Residents should expect longer wait times and limited service levels due to ongoing reduced staffing levels and increased cleaning and disinfecting.

On June 8, 2020, City Hall (7 Victoria Street West) will reopen to the public. The first two hours of every day (8:00–10:00 am) will be reserved for seniors or people with underlying health issues that make them more vulnerable or high risk. City Hall is now operating on summer hours, 8:00 am–4:00 pm.

Drop Boxes

You may deposit completed Home Owner Grant applications and property taxes to the following drop boxes:

  • City Hall, 7 Victoria Street West (drop box is located beside the front entrance and is accessible 24 hours). 
  • North Shore Community Policing Office, 915 7th Street (drop box is located inside the front entrance and is accessible Monday to Friday, 8:30 am–4:30 pm)
By Mail

You may submit your Home Owner Grant application with propery tax payment to:

    City of Kamloops Revenue Division
    7 Victoria Street West
    Kamloops, BC, V2C 1A2

Important: Mail early to avoid a penalty! You are responsible for ensuring that the City receives your payment by the due date.

HOG Frequently Asked Questions
Do I have to apply for the HOG every year?

Yes. Property owners must meet the eligibility requirements and complete an application form each year.

How do I find out if I am eligible for the home owner grant (HOG)? 

Eligibility information on Home Owner Grants is available on the British Columbia Government website. You can also determine which grant you may be eligible for by viewing our sample property tax notice with descriptions.

Where do I find my property folio number?

For help understanding your property tax statement and to find your property folio number, view our sample tax notice with descriptions.