Population Growth

2014 Population Growth Program

 Read our 2014 Population Growth Press Release

That Council approve the New Population Growth Program as follows:

  • The Allan Population Growth Program is back, a one year opportunity
  • When an individual constructs or places a NEW single family dwelling in Allan, they will receive a $5000.00 tax credit, disbursed as follows:  Year 1 – $3,000.00   Year 2 – $2,000.00
  • Families who purchase or construct a single family dwelling will receive a $500.00 tax credit per dependent child under 18 years of age, to a maximum credit of $2,000.0 per family per lifetime.
  • Applies only to first purchase or new construction – new ratepayers include contractors/builders but offer is limited to once per house carry overs by contractors allowed
  • The following credit conditions shall apply:
  1. The credit will be issued from the town as a payment of property taxes and and individuals will receive the credit in the form of a tax receipt, if annual taxes are less than the credit, it shall be applied to the next tax year.
  2. This program only applies to the purchase of construction of single family dwellings located in the corporate limits of the Town of Allan.
  3. The maximum tax credit allowed to a family is $7,000.00 over the length of the program.
  4. Verification of age must be by birth certificate or in the case of adopted children birth certificates and adoption papers.
  5. Children must reside in the Town of Allan
  6. Council will approve each credit by resolution before tax credits are issued.
  7. This program will commence April 15th, 2014, includes all permits for 2014 homes.
  8. The tax credit is not transferable, if the property is sold.
  9. Normal taxes shall commence on the possession date for the new owners.
  10. Council reserves the right to cancel this program at any time.

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