Payments can be made by cash, debit, cheque or money order (payable to the Town of Shelburne) from Monday to Friday between 9am and 3pm at the Town Hall located at 168 Water Street. The Town of Shelburne also accepts payments by Electronic Bill Payment Service(Online Banking) with several institutions (see below).
Payment by Credit Card
The Town of Shelburne has added an additional payment option for our ratepayers who wish to pay their Tax, Water and Port Authority bill using a credit card. This service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Plastiq will charge you for the use of their service to cover the cost of the payment handling and processing. The Town of Shelburne does NOT receive any part of this service fee. Plastiq is an independent third-party company providing a service for the Town of Shelburne.
The service fee charged by Plastiq for Tax, Water and Port Authority account payments is 2.9% of your payment amount.(effective Date Dec 1st, 2022) This amount will be billed directly to your credit card. For example:
- A payment of $500 plus the service fee equals $514.50
- A payment of $1,000 plus the service fee equals $1,029.00
In order for Plastiq to process your payment, you will need to include the 8-digit Assessment Account Number for Tax payments, 5-digit Meter Number for Water payments or the 4-digit Slip Number for Port Authority payments.
Any questions regarding account information for this payment option please contact:
(902) 875-2991 Ext. 2 or
Electronic Bill Payment Options - Taxes
This service enables bill payment access through telephone, internet systems, automated banking machines as well as teller transactions. The proper payee name is required as well as your eight-digit Assessment Account Number(s). If you have more than one property you must enter each assessment number and the amount you are sending for each one.
Online payments are possible with the following banking institutions:
- CIBC – payee name is: Shelburne (NS/Town of) Tax
- Scotia Bank – payee name is: TOWN OF SHELBURNE (NS) TAX
- Bank of Montreal – payee name is: Shelburne (NS), Town-Of-Tax
- TD Canada Trust – payee name is: Shelburne Nova Scotia (Town of) Taxes
- Royal Bank of Canada – payee name is: Town of Shelburne (Nova Scotia) - Tax
Please ensure that you are using the correct payee name when using this service
Electronic Bill Payment Options - Water
The Town of Shelburne is pleased to announce that we are able to accept online payments for Water from the following financial institutions.
CIBC – payee name is: SHELBURNE (NS/TOWN OF) WATER
Scotia Bank – payee name is: TOWN OF SHELBURNE (NOVA SCOTIA) WATER
Bank of Montreal – payee name is: SHELBURNE (NS), TOWN OF-WATER
TD Canada Trust – payee name is: COMING SOON
Royal Bank of Canada – payee name is: TOWN OF SHELBURNE (NS) - WATER
Please ensure that you are using the correct payee name and have your 5-digit meter number when using this service.