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Property taxes are payable four times per year in the Municipality of Bluewater. The annual due dates are February 28, May 31, September 30 and November 30. Tax bills are mailed out twice per year. The Interim Tax Notice includes February and May installments and the Final Tax Notice includes September and November installments.

Payment Options

1.    Pre-authorized payment plan
          2 plan options:  Due Date (4 installments)  or  10 Month Plan
          (more information)
2.    Post-dated cheques - please ensure the payment stubs are included and the date is highlighted
3.    Internet/Telephone banking - please use property roll number for the account number; payment 
        must be received by the due date
4.    At the Municipal Office - cash, cheque or debit accepted
5.    By mail - cheque payable to "Municipality of Bluewater" - please ensure to include payment stub

Pre-Authorized Payment Plan Form

To avoid a penalty charge, please ensure all payments are received at the Municipal Office by 4:30 pm of the due date.

Tax Rates

Click here for the 2019 Tax Rates

To access previous year's tax rates, please access the following link:  Tax Rates 

Tax Certificates

Tax certificates can be requested with a fee of $50 per property roll number. Certificates will be issued once payment is received and the tax department requests a two week processing time.  Cheques are to be made payable to "The Municipality of Bluewater."

Property Assesments

Please note that your assessment notice contains a user id and password to log on to the MPAC website for further information regarding your property.

Vacancy Rebate Program

On November 15, 2017 Huron County Council voted to phase out the Vacancy Rebate Program over the next 3 years starting in the 2018 tax year.  The full report and signed By-law can be accessed by clicking on the following links:  Treasury Report / Vacancy Rebate By-law

As the program is still in effect, click on the following link to access the vacancy rebate form: 
Application for Tax Rebates - Vacant Commercial and Industrial Buildings

General Inquiries

p: 519-236-4351 or 1-877-236-4351
f: 519-236-4329

Municipality of Bluewater
Box 250, 14 Mill Ave
Zurich, ON Canada
N0M 2T0

Office Hours:
Monday to Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm


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