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City services and postal service disruption


The City of Yellowknife would like to advise residents that the following arrangement are made to ensure continuity of customer service in the event of a postal service disruption:

Online Services

To access all online applications, forms, permits and licenses, click here.

Payments to the City

There are multiple options for making payments to The City of Yellowknife: 

  • Sign up for our online services: Manage and pay your utility bills, view the balance owing on your tax bills, pay for your tickets and more at Virtual City Hall: Access through a tile on Ping Street or
  • Sign up for Utilities Ebilling here
  • Utility bills, Property taxes, animal licenses, bylaw violations, business licences, lottery licenses and other accounts payables can be paid in person at City Hall during business hours (8 am - 4.30pm)
  • Sign up for pre-authorized payment with your credit card or bank account by filling out this form
  • Call City hall at 950-5600 during business hours (8 am - 4.30pm) to pay by credit card
  • Property taxes and utility bills can be paid at your bank or financial institution in person, online or through telephone banking
  • Payments can be dropped off after hours at one of the two drop boxes located at the upper and lower entrances of City Hall.
  • By Courier to 4807 - 52 Street, P.O. Box 580 Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N4

Please note: Normal payment deadlines apply (property taxes and utilities).

City payments to vendors

Call the Finance Division at 867-669-3490 about outstanding payments to suppliers. Arrangements for suppliers to pick up City cheques can then be confirmed. Note: Picture ID will be required for cheque pickup.

Vendors can sign up here for electronic fund transfer to ensure there is no delay in payment.

Tax Notices

All final tax notices have been mailed during the week of June 27, if you have not received your please email or visit us at Virtual City hall.

Public Hearing submissions

Citizen submissions concerning a matter being discussed at a Public Hearing may be hand delivered or couriered to 4807 - 52 Street, P.O. Box 580, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N4 faxed to 867-920-5649, or emailed to

Quasi-Judicial Board submissions

Submissions to the Development Appeal Board and can be faxed, emailed or made in person or by courier to: City Clerk's Office, P.O. Box 580, 4807 - 52 Street Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N4 during regular business hours.

Public Notices

Public Notices will be posted in several highly-visible places within the City.

Development Permits

Notices of decision will be hand delivered to the applicant of the permit. Any site density variance letters will be hand delivered to the affected parties as well.

Capital Update

Will be available online here.