Media Release

Update #10 - West Lincoln Response to COVID-19 - Financial Support for Residents and Businesses

For Immediate Release: April 2, 2020 

At a special meeting of the Council of West Lincoln held on March 23rd, 2020, Council approved the following measures to provide assistance to property owners impacted by the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Council approved the following effective March 17, 2020 to May 31, 2020:

  • The waiver of penalty for non-payment or late payment of taxes levied and charged in 2020
  • The waiver of penalty and any other associated fees for non-payment or late payment of water bills issued in 2020
  • The waiver of penalty on Accounts Receivable amounts past due
  • The waiver of NSF (non-sufficient funds) charges
  • Water services will not be disconnected for non-payment of the first quarterly water bills, which will be due on May 1st, 2020.

Pre-authorized payments (PAP) for both property taxes and water will continue to be processed on their regular schedule unless residents contact the Township office by the following dates to cancel:

  • By April 8, 2020 for monthly property tax PAP
  • By April 23, 2020 for property tax and water PAP processed on due dates

Post-dated cheques that have been submitted to the Township will be processed on the cheque date unless residents contact the Township office by April 23, 2020.

To make any of the above changes please send an email to or you can call the Township office at 905-957-3346, extension 6002 for property taxes and extension 6003 for water accounts. 

Although the Township Administrative Office is currently closed to the public, property owners are encouraged to continue to pay their taxes and water bills on the original due dates and have several options for payment, including by mail, online banking or via the Township drop box. Details are available on the Township website.

Media Contact

Dave Bylsma
Township of West Lincoln