Level 1 – Methodology Guides

As part of MPAC’s commitment to provide Ontario property owners, municipalities and all its stakeholders with best possible service through transparency, predictability and accuracy in values, MPAC has defined three levels of disclosure of information as part of its delivery of this year’s assessment update. The first level of information disclosure are the Methodology Guides.

Large and Special Purpose Properties

As part of MPAC’s commitment to better service through transparency, predictability and accuracy, we have been holding consultation sessions with municipalities, property owners and representatives to discuss how assessment methodology is being applied to large and special purpose business properties for the 2016 Assessment Update.

The following Guides have been created to reflect industry standards, best practices and feedback from consultation sessions held in 2015.

In accordance with the direction issued by the Minister of Finance on April 18, 2015 (subsection 10(1) of the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation Act, 1997), MPAC has published a Methodology Guide for each of the following sectors:

Methodology Guides have also been prepared for  additional sectors:

Note: The applicable law prevails to the extent there is any conflict between this information and the current law. This information is not intended to provide legal advice and should not be relied upon as such.

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