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TAX NOTICE

THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF WELLAND

2015 INTERIM TAX BILLING & INSTALLMENT DUE DATES

 

INSTALLMENT DUE DATES:

Monday, March 2, 2015
Friday, May 1, 2015


PAYMENT OF THE INTERIM BILLING MAY BE MADE AS FOLLOWS:

  • City Hall, 60 East Main Street, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  After Hours - Mail Slot at front entrance closest to Cross Street, by CHEQUE ONLY.
  • Chartered Banks, Caisse Populaire, Credit Union, Trust Companies.  Payments accepted on or before installment due date only.
  • Payment by Mail:  Enclose payment stub(s) with cheque/money order.  If a receipt for payment is required, please send a self addressed/stamped envelope along with the entire bill and your payment.

LATE PAYMENTS are subject to Penalty at 1.25% per month, applicable on the first day after due date.

Failure to receive a tax bill does not excuse a taxpayer from the responsibility for payment of taxes and penalties.

 

                                                            Steve Zorbas, CPA, CMA, B.Comm., DPA
General Manager, Corporate Services/
Treasurer

 

 

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DID YOU KNOW
RE:  CONSTRUCTION/PERMITS

  1. There are Laws governing the size, location and construction of:
    • decks, porches
    • sheds
    • main buildings and alterations
    • small accessory buildings
    • sewer and water laterals.
  2. A Permit is required by Law prior to constructing, altering or demolishing any of the above-noted structures.
     
  3. Constructing or altering a structure without a Permit can result in numerous problems including:
    • complaints from neighbours
    • not conforming with the Building Codes
    • difficulty selling the property
    • putting yourself at liability should an injury occur to someone (visiting your property) as a result of a structure not conforming to the Building Code
    • extra cost in having to reconstruct the structure according to the Zoning By-law and Building Code
    • insurance protection nullification
    • extra Permit fees
    • possible demolition of structure. 
  4. Permits for plumbing and demolition can usually be obtained within a few business days, provided the necessary information is submitted.

Before you begin your project, please call the City of Welland, Integrated Services - Building Division at 905-735-1700, Extension 2251 or 2257 or visit us at 60 East Main Street, 2nd Floor or visit our building webpages for more information.

DO IT RIGHT!
GET A PERMIT!

 

 

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