Can I pay my taxes online?

Yes. All credit and debit card payments can be paid by clicking on View & Pay Bills at the top of the Tax Collector page. Point and Pay charges a convenience fee. All major credit and debit cards are accepted.

Tax Collector

Where do I get licenses and certificates?

The city clerk handles birth, marriage and death certificates, as well as licenses for dogs, hunting/fishing, liquor, marriage and trade names. Please contact Patricia C. Horvath at or call the office at 203-937-3535 for more information.

City Clerk

I am a potential/new business/resident. Where can I get more information about West Haven?

The West Haven Chamber of Commerce can put together a package of information for any potential, new or current businesses and residents. For information, contact the chamber at West Haven Chamber of Commerce or 203-933-1500. We also recommend browsing this website for information about city events and news. A copy of the new business sign-off sheet can be found in the Forms section of the Assessor, Building, Planning, Health or City Clerk pages.

I am trying to find out what I owe on my car taxes.

All tax balances can be viewed on the Tax Collector page. You can also call the main number of the tax office at 203-937-3525 for more information.

What is my mill rate?

The mill rate can be found on the Assessor's Office page.