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Payments Accepted

Payments for the following items are accepted at the Edmonton Service Centre.

Please remember to provide the invoice or bill.

  • Pet Licences
  • Business Licences
  • Mechanical Permit
  • Building Permit
  • Parking Fine
  • Business Taxes
  • Parks and Recreation Billing
  • City Property Rental Bill
  • Property and Meter Permit
  • Development Permit
  • Property Taxes

The City no longer accepts payment of Alberta Health Services Ambulance Bills at our office. These payments (cheque or money order) should be redirected to: Alberta Health Services, PO Box 1260, Edmonton Main, Edmonton, AB, T5J 2M8.

Payment Types

We accept the following payment types: Cash, Personal and Company Cheques, Money Orders, Bank Debit Cards (Interac), Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Electronic Funds Transfer.

Payment Exceptions

Effective February 12, 2018, the City of Edmonton will no longer accept credit card as a payment method for development and building applications that equal or exceed $5000.

The alternative payment options for these applications are cheque, bank draft and Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT).

Payment Card Security Policy

The City of Edmonton, in accordance with the Payment Card Industry security standards, has taken measures to protect your payment card information.

We are required to delete applications submitted with credit card information by unsecured methods such as fax or email.

If fee payment is required as part of your application, we accept cash, debit, cheque or credit card. If applying by fax, email, or mail, a service representative will call you to advise you of your fees.

Permits/Licences are not issued until all fees have been paid.

Electronic Funds Transfer

Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) can be used to pay for City services such as permits, licences, and land development applications. It’s limited to payments of $5000 and over. Partial payments are not allowed with this payment option.

To make EFT payments:

  1. Complete the online form to receive City of Edmonton banking information and process instructions.
  2. Consult with your financial institution, should you require an EFT online banking account.

Payment Exceptions

We will not accept Visa, MasterCard or American Express payments on business or property taxes.

Online Payments

You may do the following things online: Payment for these licences and permits must be made with a Visa, Mastercard or American Express credit card.

Renew or apply for a Cat, Dog or Pigeon Licence

Pay for a Parking Fine

Apply for a Home-Based Business

Apply for a Commercial Location Business Licence

Apply for an Inspection (contractors only)

Apply for a Mechanical Permit (contractors only)

Payments By Mail

By mail, send payments to:

The address that is listed on the invoice for payments that are being mailed in.

For More Information

Edmonton Service Centre

2nd Floor, 10111 104 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB  T5J 0J4

Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday
8am to 4:30pm

Telephone

In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

Email developmentservices@edmonton.ca

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