Assessment values for properties in Fort St. John grew by more than 12 per cent for the upcoming tax season, according to information presented to council.
Council is set to discuss the city's capital and operating budgets for 2016 at Monday's meeting.
According to presentation materials, residential properties made up the bulk of the city's 2016 assessments, at about $2.7 billion of $3.8 billion in total assessed values
Residential properties were worth about $2.4 billion of the $3.4 billion total assessed values in 2015.
This is a 10 per cent jump for homes, while assessments for all types of properties went up by 12.57 per cent.
Assessments for major industrial properties saw an increase to $34,448,100, a jump of $291,000 from 2015.
Light industrial properties saw a slight drop, from $17,313,900 to $17,253,600 year over year.
Recreation and non-profit assessments nearly doubled from about $2.38 million in 2015 to about $4.7 million this year.
Assessments for single-family homes grew by about $200 million from 2015 values of about $2 billion, or an increase of about 10 per cent. The average home grew in assessment from $379,864 in 2015 to $403,430 this year.
These assessed values matter as the city prepares to set municipal tax rates in April.