Tax & Utility Collection Office
City Hall, 233 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Sea Isle City, NJ 08243
Phone 609-263-4461, Ext. 1215
TAX BILL INFO:
NEW for this year, there will be two (2) property tax bill mailings instead of one. Estimated 3rd quarter property tax bills, as per State guidelines, were mailed on June 19, 2020.
The final 2020 (reconciled) and preliminary 2021 tax bills will be mailed as soon as the Cape May County Board of Taxation certifies the 2020 tax rates. Please call the Sea Isle City Tax Office if you have further questions at 609-263-4461, ext. 1215.
3rd Quarter Property Water and Sewer Bills are due September 1, 2020
Tax & Utility Collector
Paula G. Doll, CTC, CMFO
Senior Account Clerk
Property tax bills are mailed annually (once a year) after June 1st and payments are due quarterly as follows: August 1st, November 1st, February 1st and May 1st.
These bills are for new construction, additions and/or alterations/changes to a property. They are mailed once a year in October and are due in addition to the original billing. (November 1st, February 1st and May 1st)
Payments not received in our office by 4:00 p.m. on the 10th will accrue interest from the due date of the 1st.
If you use online banking to make your property tax payments or if you send a payment without a payment stub, please use your full eight digit account number including the leading zeros. Example: 00001442.
To find your property tax account number from your property tax bill: Look to the top of the property tax bill in the left hand side box located just above the assessed valuation information.
Only one account per check please.
Direct Debit Payments
Never miss a quarterly due date again………
Sign up for Direct Debit and let us do the work for you - download form here.
Starting with quarterly due dates June 2018, when you complete and return the authorization form, we will debit your designated bank account for your billed amount for water/sewer charges or property taxes or both. You choose. See form for debit dates.
If you need to cancel your direct debit payments, download form here.
Mailing Address Change
The property owner must complete and sign the change of address form and mail to the Tax Assessor’s Office or fax to 609-263-1366.
Mortgage Escrow Status Change
If you have changed mortgage companies or have satisfied your mortgage and your taxes are no longer escrowed, the property owner must complete and sign the change in escrow status form and mail to the Tax Assessor’s Office or fax to 609-263-6139.
For information on the State of New Jersey’s property tax relief programs please check the
Division of Taxation’s Property Tax Relief Program webpage at:
Water & Sewer Utility
Water & Sewer utility bills are mailed semi-annually (twice a year). The April mailing is for utility quarters due June 1st and September 1st based on usage from meter readings done in March. The second mailing is in October for utility quarters due December 1st and March 1st based on usage from meter readings done in September.
Payments not received in our office by 4:00 p.m. on the 10th will accrue a penalty.
If you use online banking to make your utility payments or if you send a payment without a payment stub, please reference your Account Number or list it in the “memo” section of your check, be sure to include the “dash” in the number including the “dash”. Example: 1086-0
To find your utility account number: look at the top of the box on the left hand side of your utility bill just under the City’s contact information.
Only one account per check please.
for department forms.