City of Sarnia

Pre-Authorized Tax Payment Plans

Monthly Pre-Authorized Payment (PAP) Plan


Installment Due Date Pre-Authorized Payment (PAP) Plan


Enrollment includes the following benefits:


To sign up for the Pre-Authorized Payment Plan:

Select which plan works best for you. The Pre-Authorized Payment Plan (PAP) is available, at no cost, to both residential and commercial taxpayers, as long as their tax account has no arrears. To join the PAP program your property structure must be fully assessed.

Contact us at 519-332-0527 Ext 3216 or for details of pre-authorized payment plans available to properties in arrears.

Complete and return the enrollment form along with a VOID cheque or PAD form from your bank to Customer Service. Enrollment forms are available below or from the Customer Service Department located on the First Floor at City Hall. 

Line of credit accounts and credit card cheques cannot be used for pre-authorized payments.


Important Information

All enrollments, changes, and/or cancellations must be received by the 20th of the month.

Pre-authorized payment information is not transferable. When you purchase a new property, a new pre-authorized payment form is required.

If you own more than one property, a separate PAP enrollment form is required for each.

Any payment default will immediately, at the discretion of the City, cause the account to be removed from the PAP Plan.

NSF fees, as well as penalty and interest will apply on all returned payments.

It is your responsibility to inform the City in writing, if your bank account information changes. You will be required to supply a new VOID cheque or PAD form from your bank.

It is your responsibility to cancel participation in the PAP program in writing if the property is sold.

Contact us:

City of Sarnia-Tax Department
255 Christina Street North
PO Box 3018
Sarnia, ON N7T 7N2
Phone: 519-332-6309
Fax: 519-332-1466

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This page was reviewed or revised on Friday, January 25, 2019 11:21 AM