E-Services / E-Payments
We recognize that visiting City Hall during our office hours is not always possible or convenient to request services or make payments for your city accounts.
The City of Portage la Prairie offers a variety of E-Services and online and other payment options to ensure uninterrupted access to services. For all other inquiries please call the general line 204-239-8309.
Downloadable PDF: Interac e-Transfer Instructions
e-Transfers are available for any payment type to the City of Portage la Prairie. They provide quick same-day service. Customers use their online banking to make an e-Transfer. e-Transfer fees are set by your bank or credit union. Fees generally range from free to $1.50 each, depending on your account type. e-Transfer payment amounts may be up to $3,000 per transaction, check with your bank or credit union on the limit amount for your account.
Through online banking, set up a new contact using the email email@example.com. Use the message area to advise which account your are paying and follow these instructions.
Supply the following information in the message field within the e-transfer:
- Contact Information, email address or phone number
- For Water – Your account number
- For Taxes – Your Roll number
- For Parking Tickets – The ticket number located top right of ticket, ie:142690 or AC2020000014
- For Invoices/AR statements – Customer ID, example SMITH001 and Invoice number if any.
- For Cemetery Plots, Grave openings or Deeds – Your name, phone number, Estate name, and what the payment is for.
- For Curb Cut/Driveway Permits – Please Include your name, phone number, address.
- For Building Service Connection Permits – Please Include your name, phone number, address of service connection location.
- Identify any payment instructions, such as specific invoices/accounts to apply payment.
No security question required as funds are auto-deposited directly into the City bank account
Credit Card Payments through Paymentus
Wanting to make a payment for a parking ticket or utility account with your credit card? The City offers this service through Paymentus. Fees charged for this service are paid to Paymentus. https://ipn.paymentus.com/rotp/CPLP.
Eliminate the need for paper water bills to be mailed to you. Sign up for E-Billing and we will deliver your bills to your email address. A green solution – less paper plus less paper to store or eventually dispose of in a secure manner. Sign up for e-Billings.
Monthly Payment Plan
Pay your water bill monthly on a budget. Equal payments are debited from your bank or credit union account on a monthly basis. An easier way to manage your household expenses. Sign up for the Monthly Payment Plan.
Preauthorized Payment Plan
Pay your 3 month bill through automatic debit from your bank or credit union account. Do you need to remember to pay your bill by the due date – we will take care of that for you. Sign up for Preauthorized Bills.
Water Turn on or off Request
You may request a new water turn on or off request electronically. No need to visit City Hall to request these services, any applicable fees will be invoiced. Snowbirds or those who will be away from their residence for an extended time period are ideal users of this service.
Request a Water Turn On
Request a Water Turn Off
Property Tax Services
Tax Installment Payment Plan (T.I.P.P)
Pay your property taxes monthly on a budget. Sign up for the TIPP (Tax Installment Payment Plan) program to pay your property taxes on a monthly basis. Payments will be automatically deducted from your bank or credit union account. Sign up for TIPP.
Applying for a new or renewing your business license? Use this service. Click HERE to request a Business License.