The Financial Services Department is responsible for monitoring the Financial Plan established by Council, and for overseeing all financial transactions for the Town.  If you do not find the information you are looking for in the links above, please call City Hall at 250.245.6400, e-mail us at, or drop in to City Hall during office hours (Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Property Taxes
Property taxes are the Town's main source of revenue. The taxes are levied annually. For more information on Property Taxes, please click here.

Utility Billing
Utility billing (for water, sewer and solid waste) is levied 4 times a year. Water is billed based on consumption and sewer and solid waste is a flat fee. For more information on Utility Billing, please click here.

Each year, municipalities are required to adopt a 5 year financial plan. For more information for Budgets, please click here.

Accounts Payable:
Please mail invoices to:  410 Esplanade, PO Box 220 Ladysmith, BC V9G 1A2.

Vendors are encouraged to sign up for electronic funds transfers. A copy of the form is available here.

Business Licensing
The Finance Department maintains the listing of approved business licenses within the Town. For more information regarding Business Licensing, please click here.

Pet Licensing
The Finance Department maintains the listing of pet licensing within the Town. For more information regarding Pet Licensing, please click here.

Human Resources & Payroll
The Finance Department also oversees the Human Resources and Payroll Administration for the Town. For more information and current job postings, please click here.

Making a Payment
The Town accepts payments in person at City Hall, using cash, cheque or Interac. Property Tax payments and Utility Bill payments can be made at most Financial Institutions. Payments can also be mailed, but note that postmarks are not accepted as date of payment. For more information regarding making a payment, please click here.