The Municpality offers a full range of payment options for your convenience.
Mail your cheque or money order, along with the remittance portion of your invoice, to: Municipality of West Hants, PO Box 3000, Windsor NS B0N 2T0 Please allow sufficient time for the payment to reach our office by the due date to avoid late charges.
A 24-hour drop-off payment box is located at the front entrance to our office at 76 Morison Drive, in the Windsor-West Hants Industrial Park or at the Community of Hantsport Satellite, 20 Main Street, Hantsport. Please do not include cash in payments made via the drop box.
Payments can be made in person at the Municipal Office, 76 Morison Drive, in the Windsor-West Hants Industrial Park, Monday to Friday (excluding holidays) between the hours of 8:30am and 4:30pm. Methods of payments accepted at the counter are cash, cheque, money order, or debit card.
Internet Banking or Telephone Banking
Most financial institutions offer their own services and methods of registration. Please contact your bank or credit union for details. Ask your financial institution whether they provide a recurring payment option. PLEASE ALLOW FIVE (5) BUSINESS DAYS FOR ONLINE OR TELEPHONE BANKING TRANSACTIONS.
Telebanking set up for taxes- Search for West Hants Municipality, select property taxes and quote your assessment account number (AAN) – eight digits found on your property tax bill.
Telebanking set up for water utility- Search for the West Hants Municipality, select the appropriate water utility (Falmouth, TMP, Hantsport) and quote your utility account number found on your bill by dropping the first two zeros and removing the decimal at the end (00111100) – eight digits.
Please note - a first and second (final) notice will be sent out to customers that are misquoting telebanking information, it will provide direction on how to update payee and account information. Future payments maybe returned to your bank if account information remains incorrect.
Pre-Authorized Payments (PAP) Program
As a budgetary tool, we offer the option of paying your tax or water bills directly from your bank account by enrolling in our Pre-Authorized Payment (PAP) Program. Any balance owing past the due date will be subject to interest charges. Please note that interest is not paid on amounts accumulated in your tax or water account.
The following options are offered for your convenience:
The amount of your annual tax bill can be withdrawn from your bank account on the 28th of September. Your tax account balance must be current before selecting this option.
For your tax account, you can set a specific amount to be withdrawn on the 28th of each month.
For your water account, the full amount of your water bill can be withdrawn from your bank account two (2) business days before the due date.
Please forward your completed Pre-Authorized Payment (PAP) Enrollment Form to the Municipal Office by mail or in person. Completed forms must be received at least thirty (30) calendar days before your first withdrawal. A separate form is required for each tax account and each water account.
Cheques or PAP payments rejected by the financial institution will be subject to service charges as established by the Municipality. This fee is in addition to any service charges charged to you by your financial institution.