Tax Deferral Programs

Low-income seniors or low-income persons with disabilities may apply for a partial deferral of property taxes.


To qualify for tax assistance, applicants must have owned residential property within Chatham-Kent for a period of at least one year preceding the application and meet the criteria.  Read more about Tax Deferral Eligibility here.


You must apply for tax relief annually to confirm continued eligibility.  Fill out the Tax Deferral Application and deliver it to the Tax Department no later than December 31st of the year you're requesting a deferral.

Download the Tax Deferral Application

Submit your completed application by email to or mail to:

Chatham-Kent Tax Department
315 King Street West, PO Box 640
Chatham, ON  N7M 5K8

Please ensure the property address and roll number are written on all correspondence.