The City of Pickering has implemented a Property Tax Deferral Program to assist residential property owners that have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

If your application is approved, the property taxes that are due on June 28, 2021 and September 28, 2021 will be deferred to the end of October 2021.


  • You are the owner of a residential property in Pickering
  • Provide verifiable documentation to demonstrate financial hardship related directly to the COVID-19 pandemic through prolonged suspension of pay, reduction in pay, or loss of employment
  • The property taxes must have been fully paid up to date as of June 27, 2021.

How To Apply

To apply, please fill out the application form and submit it to the City along with your supporting documents.

You can fill out the online form, attach your supporting documents, and then submit online, or print out the form and send it along with your supporting documents to the City by email or mail.

City of Pickering Property Tax Department
One The Esplanade
Pickering, ON, L1V 6K7


Supporting Documents

Please provide as many of the following as possible. Other documents that support your claim may also be submitted to verify your situation.

  • T4 Statements from before and during the hardship
  • Pay Statements from before and during the hardship
  • Record of Employment
  • Lay-Off Notice
  • Termination Notice
  • Employment Insurance
  • Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)
  • Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB)
  • Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB)