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Final 2024 Tax Bill Deadlines are June 28 and September 27

The City has distributed the final 2024 tax bills via mail and email, which are due on the installment deadlines of Friday, June 28 and Friday, September 27. 

The City of Owen Sound has various options available to residents for tax bill payment: 

  • Internet/telephone banking: Most financial institutions offer the "City of Owen Sound" or "Owen Sound City" as one of their payments. Be sure to pick "Taxes" and not water to ensure that your payment is applied to the correct account. 
  • At your bank or trust company: Pay at the teller or through an ATM. You are responsible to pay any service charges levied by them. Please take the entire bill with you. 
  • Credit card: Payments may be completed through Paymentus. This secure, third-party online payment provider accepts Visa, Mastercard, and American Express for a convenience fee.
  • Pre-authorized payment (PAD) plan: Payments are automatically deducted from your bank account on the due date of each bill. Sign up here.
  • In person: At City Hall during normal business hours. We accept payment by cheque, cash, or debit.
  • Mail: You may mail your cheque to City Hall - please include the detachable portion of the bill.
  • Cheques: Cheques may be dropped in the after-hours drop box located at the front door of City Hall - please include the detachable portion of your bill. We recommend that you place your cheque in a sealed envelope with 'tax billing' written on it. Please do not place cash in the drop box. 

For additional details on how to pay your property tax bill, please visit

For more information, please contact Christine Gilbert, Deputy Treasurer at 519-376-4440 ext. 1223 or email 

Quick Facts: 

  • The final property tax deadlines are June 28 and September 27 Visit for information on how to pay your tax bill. 
  • Penalty or interest will be charged at a rate of 1.25 per cent per month for late payments. 
  • Want to go paperless? Have your tax and water bills delivered to your email inbox by visiting


Contact Us

808 2nd Avenue East,
Owen Sound, ON
N4K 2H4
Phone: 519-376-1440
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