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Billing & Payment Options


Utility Bills are sent out four times a year by mail (unless you requested paperless):

  • Sent: First week of February
    Due: February 28
  • Sent: First week of May
    Due: May 31
  • Sent: First week of August
    Due: August 31
  • Sent: First week of November
    Due: November 30

For more information about rates please visit the Water Utility page.

You can also sign up for paperless billing by completing the application form.


The Town of Port Hawkesbury does an interim levy and a final levy. 

Interim Levy

  • Sent: April
    Due: June 1

Final Levy

  • Sent: July
  • Due: October 1st

Bills are sent by mail or sign up for paperless billing.


Interest is charged in the amount of 1.25% per month which is 18% per year on overdue accounts.
You have 31 days from the date the assessment is mailed to appeal your assessment.

Payment Options

Payments can be made in-person, online or through mail. Please make sure you include your name and account number(s) with payment.

In Person

Residents can make payments at the Municipal Office, which is located at 606 Reeves St, Port Hawkesbury. Payments can be made by cash, cheque, money order, bank draft or debit.

Online Banking

Set us as a payee with your online banking.

Payment by Mail

Town of Port Hawkesbury
606 Reeves Street
Port Hawkesbury NS
B9A 2R7

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