The Town of Grimsby offers pre-authorized payment plans for both property tax and water payments.

Applying for pre-authorized payments

To apply for one of a pre-authorized payment plan, the following criteria must be met:

  1. Your property must be fully assessed, including both land and structures
  2. Your account must be paid and be up to date
  3. Provide a void check from your financial institution

Complete a pre-authorized payment plan enrollment form.

Missed Payments

Your account must remain up to date. Any returned payments may result in being automatically removed from the plan.

Monthly plan

Payments will be automatically withdrawn from your bank account on the 15th day of the month from January through to October each year:

  • You will receive a notice twice a year confirming the monthly payment amount
  • You may join the monthly plan as long as we receive your completed application prior to May 1

Installment plan

Payments will be automatically withdrawn from your bank account on the regular tax due dates shown on your tax bill:

  • You will receive a notice twice a year confirming the payment amount
  • You may join the installment plan at any time as long as we receive your completed application 14 days prior to an installment due date

Water pre-authorized payment plan

To enroll in the water pre-authorized payment plan, your account must be paid up to date. Your water account must remain up to date. Any returned payments may result in being automatically removed from the plan.

Due date plan

The due date plan automatically withdraws the amount owing on the due date as indicated on your water bill. You can enroll in the water pre-authorized plan at any time of the year as long as your account is paid up to date.

Cancelling your pre-authorized plan

You may withdraw from your pre-authorized plan at any time, subject to providing written notice to the Town of Grimsby. Notice must be received at least 10 business days prior to the next scheduled withdrawal. Payments made prior to cancellation may not be refunded. To cancel pre-authorized payments, complete and submit a pre-authorized cancellation form.

How to update your banking information

To update your banking information, complete and submit a pre-authorized change form. You will also need to attach a void cheque or a pre-authorized form your financial institution.

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