Changes to Saskatoon civic rates and service fees in 2019

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WATCH ABOVE: Residents should be aware of Saskatoon's new civic rates and fees for the new year as 2018 comes to an end. Ciara Yaschuk with the details – Dec 30, 2018

People in Saskatoon will have to pay more to licence their pets or play a round of golf at public courses in 2019.

City officials said some rate and fee changes will be increasing as follows on Jan. 1, 2019, unless otherwise stated:

Property taxes:

The property tax increase for 2019 was finalized by city council at 4.4 per cent.

READ MORE: Saskatoon city council approves 4.4% property tax hike for 2019

Recycling programs

  • curbside residential recycling: $5.66 ($0.14 increase) per household per month; and
  • multi-unit recycling: $3.11 ($0.15 increase) per household per month.


Water and wastewater rates will increase overall by 9.25 per cent.

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Storm water management charge will increase to $5.52 ($1.12 increase) per one equivalent runoff unit per month.

Flood protection program levy (temporary) will decrease to $3.27 ($1.12 decrease) per water meter per month.

Pet licences

  • spayed/neutered cats: $18 ($1.50 increase);
  • non-spayed/neutered cats: $36 ($3 increase);
  • juvenile cats under one year old: $18 ($1.50 increase);
  • spayed/neutered dogs: $29 ($1 increase);
  • non-spayed/neutered dogs: $58 ($2 increase);
  • juvenile dogs: $29 ($1 increase);
  • service dogs: $0 (no change); and
  • replacement tags: $10 ($5 increase).

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There are no changes to the following:

  • landfill rates and fees;
  • parking rates;
  • Saskatoon Light & Power rates;
  • Saskatoon Transit fees;
  • business licences;
  • Nutrien Playland at Kinsmen Park admission rates; and
  • Gordon Howe Campground rates.

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