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Relief for residents

City Council has taken the following actions to provide the community with financial relief during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Rent deferral for tenants in City facilities

Rent deferrals will be offered to tenants in 42 City-owned buildings for April, May and June.

City Council has also asked landlords to work with their residential and non-residential tenants to provide relief where feasible and necessary.

Learn more about rent deferral for tenants in City facilities.

Tax payment deferral

Interim property tax payments

Interim property tax due dates in April, May and June 2020 are deferred to July, August and September 2020. Notices were distributed to taxpayers at the end of March 2020.

For more information, see interim property tax deferral fact sheet (PDF).

Final property tax payments

The City of Mississauga made the decision to defer final tax payments for 90 days and stop late payment charges and fees related to tax payments. This will help provide further financial assistance to families and businesses and ease financial pressures as a result of the impacts of COVID-19.

For more information, see final property tax deferral fact sheet (PDF).

Stormwater charge deferral

Council has approved delaying Stormwater Charge payments for three months.

Mississauga’s Stormwater Charge appears on your Region of Peel water bill. The Region bills for the charge on behalf of the City of Mississauga.

The Region of Peel is also allowing residents to delay paying their water bills between April 1 and June 30, 2020. There will be no late payment charges during this time.

Learn more about the stormwater charge.

Free transit

You can ride MiWay for free. PRESTO, ticket and cash fares are not required until further notice.

Refunds for monthly pass holders are currently being reviewed.

See the latest MiWay service updates.

Suspension of parking enforcement

Parking enforcement is suspended for:

  • On-street time limits such as five and 15 hour parking
  • Overnight 2 a.m. to 6 a.m. parking restrictions
  • Overnight permits are not required until further notice

These offences may be enforced in exceptional circumstances to ensure the safe movement of vehicles.

All other parking offences will continue to be enforced to maintain public safety.

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