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There are various ways that you can pay your property taxes in the Municipality of Port Hope: in person, by mail or through on-line banking.

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In Person

You can place your payment in the drop-box mail slot at Town Hall 56 Queen Street. All cheques are to be made payable to the “Municipality of Port Hope”. Please include your property tax bill payment stub or write your roll number on your cheque.

Please be aware that Town Hall is currently closed to the public to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

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Mail

You can mail in your cheque to Town Hall 56 Queen Street, Port Hope Ontario L1A 3Z9. Please include your property tax bill payment stub or write your roll number on your cheque.

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Online Banking

You can pay through your bank online using the payee names below. Your account number is the 19-digit property tax roll number starting with 1423. Please do not include the dashes when entering your account number.

If the payee name posted below is not working for you, contact your bank advisor. Please make your payment at least two business days before the due date.

Online Payee Names
BankPayee Name
Bank of Montreal (BMO) Port Hope Municipality Taxes
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)      Port Hope (Municipality of) Tax
Credit Union Central of Ontario (CUCO) Port Hope, Municipality of - 00500196
Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Port Hope (Mun) Tax
Scotia Bank Municipality of Port Hope Taxes
Toronto Dominion Canada Trust (TD) Port Hope (Municipality of) Tax
TelePay Port Hope Tax

Bank Institution

You can pay through your bank institution by telephone or in person. You will need your property tax payment stub to refer to your property tax roll number. Please make your payment at least two business days before the due date.

Mortgage Company

We will provide your mortgage company a copy of your interim and final tax bills to submit the payments on your behalf. You will receive the final tax bill for income tax purposes with the mortgage company’s name listed below your name.

Pre-Authorized Payment Plan

You can fill out our Property Tax Pre-Authorize Payment Plan Enrollment Application to sign up for one of the two pre-authorized payment plans. The monthly and the due date pre-authorize payment plans are explained below. Each plan includes an automatic withdrawal from your bank account. You can enroll at any time, however your property taxes must be paid up to date prior to enrolling. 

Please send us your completed form with a void cheque by one of the following:

  • Submit Online
  • Download your form, select print at the top right of your screen, complete the fields, and place it in the drop-box mail slot at Town Hall 56 Queen Street
  • Download your form, select print at the top right of your screen, complete the fields, and mail to Town Hall 56 Queen Street, Port Hope Ontario, L1A 3Z9
  • Download your form, select print at the top right of your screen, complete the fields, and fax it to 905-885-1807

Monthly Pre-Authorized Payment Plan

The monthly pre-authorize payment plan includes twelve (12) withdrawals on the first business day of every month. The January to June withdrawals are based on approximately 50% of your property taxes from the previous year. The final property tax rate is established around the beginning of June. The amount you paid from January to June will be deducted from your final property tax amount. The amount remaining from that total will be divided between the July-December withdrawals.

Due Date Pre-Authorized Payment Plan

The due date pre-authorized payment plan includes four (4) withdrawals on the four (4) due dates. The interim installment due dates are around the end of February and April. The final installment due dates are around the end of June and September.

Changing Pre-Authorized Payment Plan

You can fill out our Property Tax Pre-Authorized Payment Plan Change application to change your pre-authorized payment plan.

Please send us your completed form by one of the following:

  • Submit Online
  • Download your form, select print at the top right of your screen, complete the fields, and place it in the drop-box mail slot at Town Hall 56 Queen Street
  • Download your form, select print at the top right of your screen, complete the fields, and mail to Town Hall 56 Queen Street, Port Hope Ontario, L1A 3Z9
  • Download your form, select print at the top right of your screen, complete the fields, and fax it to 905-885-1807

Cancelling Pre-Authorized Payment Plan

You can fill out our Property Tax Pre-Authorized Payment Plan Cancellation application to cancel your pre-authorized payment plan.

Please send us your completed form by one of the following:

  • Submit Online
  • Download your form, select print at the top right of your screen, complete the fields, and place it in the drop-box mail slot at Town Hall 56 Queen Street
  • Download your form, select print at the top right of your screen, complete the fields, and mail to Town Hall 56 Queen Street, Port Hope Ontario, L1A 3Z9
  • Download your form, select print at the top right of your screen, complete the fields, and fax it to 905-885-1807