Based on the current COVID-19 crisis, on March 31, 2020, Town of Penetanguishene Council approved the following short-term financial relief measures:

  • Waive current property tax penalties and interest on May 1, 2020, June 1, 2020 & July 1, 2020 for the current 2nd interim installment only that is due on April 30, 2020;
  • Waive water and wastewater penalties on current bills only that fall due between March 26, 2020 and July 31, 2020;
  • Upon request by account holders, the Town will hold or cancel post-dated cheques or withdraw residents from the Pre-authorized Payment Program. Unless otherwise requested of the Town, post-dated cheques on file and regularly scheduled pre-authorized payments will be processed; and
  • Waive NSF charges for payments returned from March 26, 2020 to July 31, 2020.

Residents and businesses can contact finance@penetanguishene.ca or call 705-549-7453 to discuss payment arrangements.