Online Bill Payment
Payments may be made online using Visa, American Express, Discover, and Mastercard. Debit cards may be used as long as they are set up to act as a credit card and do not require entry of a PIN number.
Online payments can be made for the categories below. For all other payments via credit card please call the Finance Department at (302) 539-8011 so we may verify the amount due and that we have all necessary information before taking your card information over the phone.
Semi-annual water bills for the six months ending March 31 and September 30 are sent shortly after these dates and due within six weeks. Penalties will be assessed if payment is not received by the due date printed on the bill.
Annual Bill for Property Taxes, Trash, Sinking Fund, Recycling and Ambulance Fees
Annual bills are mailed each May and are due in June.
Rental Real Estate Taxes
Tax payments made for rental of property from May 1 through September 30 are due by November 1. Tax payments made for rental of property from October 1 through April 30 are due by June 1.
Business License Renewal Fee
Business licenses are granted for the period of June 1 through May 31. The cost is $180.00 per year and up to three years can be purchased at a time. Only license renewals can be processed online. First-time applicants must print, complete, sign and mail the In Town Business License or the Out of Town Business License with your payment. If the nature of your business has changed you must fill out and mail a new application form.
Parking Ticket Fines
You will need the parking ticket number and the license plate number and state to pay the ticket online.
Fines Double if not paid in 14 days from the issue date.
To appeal a ticket, call 302-539-1000 to schedule a court appearance within 10 days of the citation issue date. Alderman’s Court #31 is located in the Town Hall. No written appeals are accepted. Appeal must be in person within 10 days of the issue date.
Pay ticket online
The Court Clerk can be reached at (302) 537-3891. Most traffic tickets may be paid online through the State of Delaware by clicking here.