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MUNICIPAL ACT, 2001
SALE OF LAND BY PUBLIC TENDER
ONTARIO REGULATION 181/03, MUNICIPAL TAX SALES RULES
THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF WELLAND
TAKE NOTICE that tenders are invited for the purchase of the land described below and will be received until 3:00 p.m. local time on February 17, 2022, at the City of Welland Civic Square, 60 East Main Street, Welland, Ontario L3B 3X4.
The tenders will then be opened in public on the same day as soon as possible after 3:00 p.m. at the City of Welland Civic Square, 60 East Main Street, Welland.
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Tenders must be submitted in the prescribed form and must be accompanied by a deposit of at least 20 per cent of the tender amount, which deposit shall be made by way of a certified cheque/bank draft/money order payable to the municipality.
Except as follows, the municipality makes no representation regarding the title to or any other matters relating to the land to be sold. Responsibility for ascertaining these matters rests with the potential purchasers.
The assessed value, according to the last returned assessment roll, may or may not be representative of the current market value of the property.
Transfers of properties in this jurisdiction that contain at least one and not more than six single family residences and are transferred to non-residents of Canada or foreign entities, are subject to the Province’s Non-Resident Speculation Tax (NRST).
This sale is governed by the Municipal Act, 2001 and the Municipal Tax Sales Rules made under that Act.
The successful purchaser will be required to pay the amount tendered plus accumulated taxes and any taxes that may be applicable, such as a land transfer tax and HST.
The municipality has no obligation to provide vacant possession to the successful purchaser.
A copy of the prescribed form of tender is available on the website of the Government of Ontario Central Forms Repository under the listing for the Ministry of Municipal Affairs.
For further information regarding this sale and a copy of the prescribed form of tender, contact:
Steven Fairweather, Director of Finance/CFO/Treasurer
The Corporation of the City of Welland
60 East Main Street
Welland, Ontario L3B 3X4
Tel: 905-735-1700 Ext. 2170
Click HERE to download a FREE tender pack directly from the City of Welland website