Village of Masset

January February 2020 Newsletter

Let's Talk Housing

The Village of Masset is conducting a study to understand current and future housing needs and supply.  Tell us about your housing.  Enter to win a $100 gift card.  Take the Housing Survey by January 25th at the Village Office or go to


Gwaii Trust Christmas Allocation Gift Cards

Cards are now avaiable for pickup at the Village Office 1686 Main Street.  Please come in Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm.


North Coast Regional District Island Solid Waste

Please take note that Masset’s regularly scheduled Wednesday December 25, 2019 residential garbage pickup will be on Monday December 23, 2019 and Wednesday January 1, 2020 scheduled pickup will be on Monday December 30, 2019.


Business License Renewal

Business License Fees are now due for 2020.  If you are paying online or at the Credit Union, please notify the office to ensure that your payment is applied to the correct account. 
If you no longer require a business license, please call the office at 250-626-3995.


BC Assessment Notices

Keep your eyes open for the BC Property Assessment notices.  The assessment is based on July 1, of the previous year’s market values.  For more information on how assessments are determined please contact 1-866-825-8322.  You can also get more information regarding this issue online at


Utility and Propery Tax Balance

Please be advised that any outstanding amounts on your utility accounts as of December 31, 2019 will be transferred to your property taxes as arrears and will be accumulating interest.

2019 property tax amounts outstanding as of December 31, 2019 will be transferred to arrears and will be accumulating interest.


Note for Seniors

If you are 65 yrs. or older please let us know, the Village of Masset offers a seniors rate for utilities.  Come in to the office with your proof of age for us to apply this lower rate to you.


Dog Tags are Due to be Renewed

When licensing your dog we require their name, colour, breed and your contact information in case he or she is picked up.

Annual License Fees

Neutered/Spayed                 $15.00

Intact                                    $40.00

Seniors                                 $ 5.00

Renewal                               $ 5.00

(No GST charged on tags)


Be Nice and Clear Your Ice

With the arrival of winter weather, the Village of Masset would like to remind you to consider the safety of others in making an effort to keep snow and ice clear from the sidewalks adjacent to your property, both residential and commercial.


Northern Haida Gwaii Visitor Centre

The visitor centre is now closed.  If you have business brochures they can be dropped off at the Village of Masset Office.  Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm.