Tax relief for tornado-impacted homeowners

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Published on
July 27, 2023
Health, public safety and emergencies

Many properties sustained structure damage from the tornado that occurred on Thursday, July 13 in Ottawa. Tornado-impacted homeowners in Barrhaven may be eligible to cancel, reduce or refund part of their property taxes for the year.

If the structure on your property has been destroyed or damaged to the point that it is substantially unusable, or if tornado-related repairs prevent its normal use for at least three months, please contact Revenue Services at 613-580-2444 or email You can also visit to find the application form that tornado-impacted residents must submit by Thursday, February 29, 2024.

Need help? Contact Revenue Services

We realize the paperwork that impacted property owners are facing can be difficult to manage. We are here to help. If you have any questions, contact:

  • Revenue Services – 613-580-2444 (TTY 613-580-2401)
    • Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4 pm
    • Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4:30 pm (as of Friday, September 1)

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