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2015 FINAL RESIDENTIAL TAX BILLING

PROPERTY CLASSES invoiced on this FINAL TAX BILLING: 

Residential, Farmlands & Managed Forests


INSTALLMENT DUE DATES:

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Tuesday, September 1, 2015


PAYMENT OF THE FINAL 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.
  • Please take advantage of our Pre-Authorized Payment Plan.  Information available here or at City Hall.

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/ City Treasurer

 

 

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Public Notice

Effective Immediately

Recreation and Culture Division

The Corporation of the City of Welland notifies user groups and organizations that are renting, or intend to rent, City of Welland owned facilities; a five million dollar liability insurance is required and must name the City of Welland as additional insured.  This prerequisite applies to  alcohol-related events, special events and sporting events. 

For more information regarding insurance requirements contact the Administrative Assistant at 905-735-1700 ext. 4008.

 

 

 

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!