Letter: Raising questions

Licence of Occupation means park land is assessable

Did you know that immediately the District of Sooke grants a licence of occupation to the Sooke Bike Club, the land involved becomes assessable under Section 28 of the BC Assessment Act, and taxable in the name of the occupier?

How long do you think it will take  our council to grant a  permissive tax exemption?

It raises a question or two about other groups currently leasing, occupying or holding easements on previously exempt municipal land.

Gail Hall

Sooke