Alberta ratepayers who own Designated Industrial Property (DIP) should have received their province-wide assessment data early this month.

A new year, a centralized assessment system and a new look to your assessments:

All Designated Industrial Property (“DIP”) assessments are now prepared by the Provincial Assessor and were issued in digital format. The sixty-day review period began on March 8th and the deadline to file a complaint is May 7, 2018.

Digital Assessment Drives

If you have not already received and forwarded your digital assessment file to our Energy Team, please contact us for assistance.

Designated Industrial Properties

The following categories will now be included under the definition of Designated Industrial Property:

  • Properties regulated by the Alberta Energy Regulator, Alberta Utilities Commission, or the National Energy Board
  • Linear property, including wells, pipeline, railways, telecommunications and electric power systems
  • Land, Machinery & Equipment, and Buildings & Structures associated with property regulated by the Alberta Energy Regulator, Alberta Utilities Commission, or the National Energy Board
  • Property designated as a “major plant” in the new regulations, including large refineries, upgraders, pulp and paper mills, etc.

Machinery & Equipment and Buildings & Structures on a site not classified as a designated industrial property will continue to be assessed by a municipal assessor.