Tax Payment Options

Payment can be made

We will accept

  • cash (in person ONLY)
  • cheque (post-dated cheques accepted)
  • money order
  • debit
  • credit card (ONLY online or by calling 1-866-810-2882 within North Americaor 1-905-288-3371 outside of North America)

Our mailing address is (please do not mail cash)

151 King Street
P O Box 369
Chester NS   B0J 1J0                    *write your Municipal account number on the front of your cheque!

Our office is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and is located at 151 King Street, Chester (bring your tax bill)

Our secure mail drop box is to the right of the main door.


Interest on Overdue Taxes

Interest is currently being charged at a rate of 1% per month on the total arrears until the amount is paid in full. Property tax bills do not reflect interest charges incurred since the billing date. Please call (902) 275-3554 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to confirm the balance of your account.


Payment by Mortgage Companies

Please send a copy of your property tax bill to your mortgage company if they are responsible to pay the taxes on your behalf. Please do not assume we have forwarded a copy of your bill to them.


Assessment Inquires

Questions regarding Property Assessment must be directed to the Property Valuation Services Corporation at 1-800-380-7775. This tax bill must be paid even when an assessment appeal has been filed. Interest will accrue accordingly if payment is not received. Any overpayment as a result of an appeal decision will be refunded.


We charge $30 for Tax Certificates. Please call the Administration Department at 902-275-3554 and ask for the Revenue Administrator if you require a Tax Certificate.