Tax Certificates are issued, upon request, to a concerned party requiring certified information on the status of a tax account, the owner of the property, and/or the legal description.

A tax certificate is generally purchased by lawyers dealing with property sales or when a mortgage is being approved for a property. Property owners can visit 1st Floor Customer Service to request a tax account statement. A Fee may be applicable as per the Fees for Service By-Law. Ensure to bring valid ID. Tax Bills can be stamped ‘Paid’ at no cost in office.

Tax Certificate Fees (per roll number)

TimelinePrepaid Fee
5-7 Business Days$58.50
On Demand (Up to 2 Business Days)$79.75

To request a Tax Certificate:

Effective September 1, 2022, online requests are the exclusive means of requesting Tax Certificates.

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Law offices can forward Ownership Change notices to

For Water and Sewer account balances, contact:

Bluewater Power
855 Confederation Street
Sarnia, ON  N7T 2E4
Phone: 519-337-8201
Fax: 519-344-7303