You will receive an early payment discount if you pay your utility bill on or before the due date. If you do not pay your bill by the due date you will lose the discount. Loss of discount can not be re-instated or waived.
Early payment discount applies only to the water/sewer portion of your utility bill, solid waste charges/fees are not subject to discount.
You will receive an Overdue Notice requesting immediate payment if your utility bill has remained unpaid after 14 days passed the due date.
You will receive a Transfer to Tax Notice requesting payment on or before 30 days from the notice of issuance. If remaining unpaid, the overdue amount will be added to your property tax account and a fee (overdue utility amounts added to the tax roll) will be applied.
You must pay your outstanding utility bill immediately to avoid past due balances being transferred to your property tax account and incur additional fees.
To make payment to your utility account you require your utility account number followed by the client number.
A notice is issued to you advising that the past due amount, plus an applicable fee (overdue utility amounts added to the tax roll) has been added to your tax account. This occurs when payment has not been received and applied to your utility account. The overdue amount is 58 days past due.
Penalty and interest charges will be applied if the amount remains outstanding on the tax account.
If you are the designated utility bill recipient, note that all future utility bills and notices will be sent to the property owner.
If you make payment to your utility account, you will need to request to transfer the payment to your property tax account and a payment redistribution fee will be applied.
If you own a condominium unit and the condominiums’ public utility account has not been paid in full, the City may take the following collection action(s) as per By-law No.1253-2012.
14 Days Past Due
28 Days Past Due
58 Days Past the Original Due Date
The collection protocol for unpaid utility amounts is followed in accordance with Chapter 849-34.1 of the Toronto Municipal Code. Penalty and interest rates are set by City by-laws, pursuant to the City of Toronto Act, 2006.