Online Payments


Pay on-line by Interac e-Transfer


Make payments to the City, for example pay your Bylaw Ticket or pay to renew your licenses, online using  Interac
e-transfer! 

All you need is access to online or mobile banking offering Interac e-Transfer.

How to make payment?

  • Sign onto your online banking account and select the “Interac e-Transfer” navigation link
  • Enter recipient name: City of Williams Lake
  • Enter recipient email address pay@williamslake.ca
  • Enter the amount you would like to pay
  • In the message box enter information about your payment (we need to know who is paying and what payment is for - for example, enter the Bylaw ticket number or information about your license and make sure the number / information is correct – you do not want to pay for somebody else. You may want to provide your e-mail address as well (optional), just in case you require a receipt e-mailed to you or in case we need to contact you about the payment.)
  • Security question – What am I paying?
  • Security answer – ticket (If you prefer to create your own question and answer, please email the answer to finance@williamslake.ca).

The City staff will accept your payment and e-mail you the receipt within several business days.

Pay on-line through Online Banking


You may pay Taxes, Utilities, Accounts Receivable, Business License on-line through your financial institution.

  • Log on to your financial institution and add payee
  • Search for ‘Williams Lake’ and select ‘Williams Lake‘ (sometimes ‘City of‘ is added, depending on the financial institution) plus an option what you would like to pay - Taxes, Utilities, Accounts Receivable, Business Licenses
  • For Taxes - use the folio (or roll number) on the front of your Property Tax Notice as the account number, if asked for 10 digits, just add 0s at the front
  • For other payments - use the appropriate account number with the City
  • You may even choose a convenient payment date and set recurring payment amount

If you have questions, contact us at finance@williamslake.ca or call 250-392-2311.