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Online Payments


Current Tax & Water Payments

Please note: There is a convenience fee for using this service.   This fee is collected and retained by Official Payments - not the City of Berkley.  The fee for paying water bills is $4.95 per payment.  The fee for paying taxes is variable and depends on the amount of the bill.  Click here for Official Payment's fee schedule.

Before beginning be sure to have the following information ready:

For current year tax payments:

  • Your 15 digit parcel number (begins with 04)
  • Total amount due from your tax bill
  • Your credit card information, including expiration date

For water payments:

  • Your 9 digit water account number (begins with a zero)
  • Total amount due from your water bill
  • Your credit card information, including expiration date

To make a payment by phone:

  • Dial 1-800-2PAYTAX (1-800-272-9829)
  • Select Option 3
  • Enter your Jurisdiction Code: 3267
  • Follow the messages, inputting data where necessary
  • Wait for a confirmation number before hanging up
  • Visa does not participate in utility payments by phone but can be used for taxes

Internet Payments:

  • Go to www.officialpayments.com
  • Select local payments and enter your zip code, or select the "Payment Center" tab, select local payments and enter either your zip code or the Jurisdiction Code
  • Select a payment type
  • Enter the necessary information
  • Submit the payment
  • Wait for a confirmation number
Delinquent (Prior Year) Tax Payments

Delinquent taxes may be paid online at the Oakland County website.  Be sure to read their instructions and fee information before making payment.

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