Payment of Fees and Bills
Bills for monthly charges and fees shall be mailed by the City to the consumer on the last regular business day of the month and are due upon receipt.
If the bill remains unpaid at the close of the City's business day on the 20th day of the month, the City shall charge a late penalty of fifteen dollars ($15.00) on the 21st day of the month. However, should the 20th day of the month fall on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday as defined in the Florida Statutes, Section 683.01, or any local holiday declared by the City then, in that event, the consumer shall have until the close of the City's next regular business day to pay the bill without a late penalty fee.
Pay in Person
Your bill may be paid in person using cash,credit card, check or money order at the Inverness Government Center's Finance Department Office which is open Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
Payments may be placed in the drop-box located in the parking lot of the Inverness Government Center at anytime. Payments dropped after 2:00 pm will post the following day. A payment dropped off on a weekend will post the following Monday. Please do not use cash when using the drop-box.
Mailing a Payment
Your payment may be mailed using the envelope provided with your billing statement. Bills are considered paid when received in our office, and the City is not responsible for payments while on route with the US Postal Service.
The amount of your bill will automatically be deducted from your checking or savings account each month. View the Direct Debit Form [PDF]
Online Bill Pay
You can pay your bills online through your bank using CheckFree.com or by debit or credit card using Official Payments.
Returned Check Fees
A fee equal to local bank charges should be assessed for all checks and electronic fund transfers returned to the City for insufficient funds to cover costs incurred. The fee for insufficient checks will be based on the Florida Statute 166.251 with a minimum of twenty five dollars ($25.00), thirty dollars ($30.00) if FV is greater than $50 and less than $300, greater of forty ($40.00) or 5% if FV is more than $300 will be added to the check. Only cash or money order will be accepted for returned check payments.