Utility (Water and Sewer) Bills
CLICK HERE Utility (Water and Sewer) Bills* to pay your water and sewer bill. This will allow you to pay with credit card. You can also access your account history information. The first time you access this portal, you will need your account number and name on the account. If you need assistance with this information, please call (517) 319-6860. If you would like to sign up for automatic bank drafting (ACH) to pay your quarterly water and sewer bill, please CLICK HERE Utility (Water and Sewer) Bills to enroll.
CLICK HERE Property Taxes to access the BS&A portal to pay your property tax bill (current or delinquent). Payment options include credit card or e-check and a convenience fee does apply. This portal will also provide property information and bill history. You may also elect to pay via automatic bank drafting (ACH) for your 2023 summer and 2023 winter property tax bills. You can also pay via ACH by filling out the Summer and Winter Property Tax Automatic Bill Payment Online Form. Note, there is a one-time election for this specific season, allowing you to select from two future payment dates for each tax bill. Any questions can be directed to (517) 319-6860.
Monthly Parking Permits
Monthly parking permits for select downtown parking garages using the white access cards can be renewed HERE Monthly Parking Permits via credit card. A convenience fee does apply. If you receive a bill from the City for your parking permits, please utilize the Miscellaneous Bills portal noted below. Paper parking permits for surface lots cannot be renewed online. Please call (517) 337-1731, Option 1 for payment questions and (517) 337-1277 for parking-specific questions.
Bills are sent out for items such as annual Easy Cart payment, parking validations, business parking permits, false alarms and other charges for services. If you received a miscellaneous bill (view sample bill) from the City of East Lansing, CLICK HERE Miscellaneous Bills to pay using credit card. The first time you access this portal, you will need your invoice number, billing date and amount to create an account. If you need assistance with this information, please call (517) 319-6860.
NEW! Yard Waste and Bulk Item Stickers
Community members can now purchase yard waste and bulk item (regular items and items containing Freon) stickers online. CLICK HERE NEW! Yard Waste and Bulk Item Stickers to pay using credit card. If purchasing stickers online, be sure to also submit an online collection request. Be sure to also review all guidelines for yard waste collection and bulk item collection. Questions can be directed to the East Lansing Department of Public Works at (517) 337-9459.
Building and Engineering Permits
CLICK HERE Building and Engineering Permits to access the BS&A portal (click on the Building Department Payments link) to pay for your building/engineering permit using credit card or e-check. You can also apply for permits and inspections using this portal. Questions regarding building permits should be directed to Scott Weaver at email@example.com or (517) 319.6878. Questions regarding engineering permits should be directed to the East Lansing Department of Public Works at (517) 337-9459 or to Brad Phillips at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CLICK HERE Housing Licenses to pay your housing license or inspection fees using the BS&A portal (click on the Building Department Payments link). Payments can be made using credit card or e-check. Questions should be directed to Annette Irwin at email@example.com or (517) 319-6801.
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Income Tax Payments
Income tax returns and payments should be mailed to:
East Lansing Income Tax Processing Center
PO BOX 526
Eaton Rapids MI 48827
Payments can be made via check, money order or direct debit if account information is included on the tax return. Payments need to be accompanied by a tax return or a payment voucher that lists the name, address and full social security number for the taxpayer. Please contact the Income Tax Department with any questions or concerns at firstname.lastname@example.org or (517) 319-6862.
Other Payment & Purchase Options
CLICK HERE Other Payment & Purchase Options to learn about other payment and purchase options.