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Water & Tax Bills
Water Billing

The Water department produces a quarterly bill for all home owners and a monthly bill for all Industrial customers within the City. These bills also include sewer use which is based on water usage.

All bills are due without penalty by the 20th of the month.


Tax Billing
  • County Taxes: the bills are mailed by Jan 15 each year and payment is due by Feb 15th without penalty. The period covered on the tax bill is Jan 1st through Dec 31st of the current year. Payments are made payable to:

    City Comptroller
    245 Washington St Suite 203
    Watertown NY 13601

  • City Taxes: the bills are mailed by July 5th, and payment is due without penalty by August 5th. The period covered on the tax bill is July 1st through June 30th of the current fiscal year. Payments can be made payable to:

    City Comptroller
    245 Washington St Suite 203
    Watertown NY 13601

  • School Taxes: school tax bills are mailed by October 4th, and payment is due by November 4th to the school district or commercial bank listed on the bill. The period covered on the tax bill is July 1st through June 30th of the current fiscal year. Payments are accepted at:

    Watertown City School District
    1351 Washington Street
    Watertown NY 13601
    and Commercial Banks listed on the tax bill