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Customers making municipal services payments via their online banking portal MUST include all 15 digits of their account number, including zeros, to successfully initiate a payment. Excluding any part of the account number or using your old account number will result in your payment being returned by our bank. If you have a previously used template set up, please delete it and create a new one using the complete online banking number located in the box on the right top corner of your municipal services bill.


All payments must be made payable to the City of Huntington Beach.

For Questions call (714) 536-5919 - Press "9" to speak to utility billing.

IVR 1-844-364-9966

Exciting New Features
  • City of Huntington Beach Online Account Access
    •  Access Account Information
    •  Access Billing and Consumption History
    •  Pay Bills Online
    •  Enroll in Automatic Payments
    •  Enroll in Electronic Billing
  • Real Time Payment Posting
  • Pay Bills By Text Messaging (via mobile phone)

Access Your Utility Billing Account and Make a Payment
Register to access your Municipal Billing account online to view your account, billing, and consumption information as well as set your Auto Pay and Electronic Billing (paperless) settings and make payments. Register/Pay

Utility Billing Quick One-Time Pay
If you do not wish to register at this time, then you may click on the link to the right to submit a one-time payment. You will not be able to setup Auto Pay or view your account information by using this link. We encourage you to register and create an account for online access to your Municipal Billing account by clicking on the Register/Pay link.
One-Time Pay

Utility Billing Account Balance View

If you do not wish to register at this time, you may click on the link to the right to view your account, view your recent invoice, or make a payment.  

Account Balance - View Invoice
On-line payments through your financial institution. You may choose to pay using your bank's on-line payment system. Payments should be made payable to the City of Huntington Beach and contain the complete account number on your statement. Payments that do not contain complete information may be rejected. With the recent bank mergers, please recheck to make sure your account number is accurate.
Firemed Membership ePay
No more check, no more stamps! You can conveniently pay your Firemed Membership Annual Fee online or by phone at 1-844-364-9966 for no additional cost.
Pay by Credit Card
Parking Ticket Citations
Parking Tickets are issued for parking violations in the City of Huntington Beach. You can conveniently pay your city parking ticket online or by phone at 1-800-989-2058. There is a $3.50 convenience fee for paying by credit card.
Pay by Credit Card
PD Records Services & Vehicle Releases
Make your payment for a vehicle release, boot removal, repossession receipt, and clearance letter electronically. Vehicle release payments may be done electronically, but vehicle releases are only done in person, please bring the receipt.
  • Vehicle Release – $173.00
  • Boot Removal – $127.00
  • Repossession Receipt – $15.00
  • Clearance Letter – $34.00
Pay by Credit Card

Pay by eCheck

Business License Renewal
You can pay your City business license renewal online or by phone.
Visa, MasterCard or Discover are accepted
To pay by phone: 1-888-272-9829
Enter Jurisdiction Code 7245 when prompted

Payments will take 1 business day to post to your business license. Before continuing with one of the payment options, please verify that payment has not already been submitted to our office. Duplicate payments will automatically be applied for the following tax year. Additionally, please enter your business license number carefully, as an invalid business license may result in your payment being rejected. Any payments that must be rejected for an invalid license, duplicate payment, or other reason, are subject to a $25 processing fee.

Pay by Credit Card

Civil Citation Invoices
A civil citation may be issued by a Department of the City for noncompliance with the City of Huntington Beach's Municipal Code. Interest charges at 1.5% monthly and a processing fee are added if not paid within 30 days. To pay your parking ticket issued by the Police Department, please use the parking ticket citation payment link above.
Pay by Credit Card

Pay by eCheck
Fire Inspections Invoice
The Huntington Beach Fire Department performs annual inspections of all occupancies, with the exception of single family residences, in order to prevent the loss of life and property from fires. These inspections are intended eliminate fire hazards by confirming that each occupancy is in compliance with the Huntington Beach Fire Code.
Pay by Credit Card

Pay by eCheck
Re-inspection Invoices
A re-inspection fee is assessed for non-compliance of a City code violation within the time allotted. Re-inspection fees may be assessed more than once for the same violation.
Pay by Credit Card

Pay by eCheck
DUI Invoices
Police and emergency response pursuant to persons driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. CA Govt Code Section 53150-53158.
Pay by Credit Card

Pay by eCheck
False Alarm Invoices
An Alarm Permit is required if you maintain or have installed on any premises any alarm system that directly or indirectly signals the Huntington Beach Police Department. The link to obtain a permit or pay an invoice from PMAM is: If you received an invoice from the City of Huntington Beach, you may pay by clicking on the buttons located here on the right.
Pay by Credit Card

Pay by eCheck
HazMat Disclosure Invoices
An annual report required of businesses that use, handle or store hazardous materials to reduce the probability of accidents, expense and liability associated with the release of hazardous materials.
Pay by Credit Card

Pay by eCheck
NPDES Inspection Invoices
The National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program controls water pollution by regulating point sources that discharge pollutants into waters of the United States. The City requires a permit for those companies that discharge pollutants.
Pay by Credit Card

Pay by eCheck
Other Accounts Receivables Invoices
Pay your invoice on on-line by credit card or using your bank account.  Certain Accounts Receivable invoices are only payable on-line by ACH (your bank account) such as medical insurance, taxes and Lease payments and not payable by credit card.
Pay by Credit Card

Pay by eCheck
Municipal (Utility) Billing
Municipal Service Statements, which include water, sewer, trash, and optional FireMed service, are billed about every 30 days. The due date is printed on the bill. For questions contact utility billing at (714) 536-5919.
Other Payment Options
In addition to on-line payments above, the City accepts payments by mail and walk-in.
Utility Tax Exemption
Eligible senior citizens may apply for exempt status for city utility tax on all utility bills (water, telephone, cable, gas and water).
Not-Sufficient Funds (NSF) Fees
Rejection of a payment by your bank for a check or an electronic receipt will be charged $25 for the first occurrence and $35 for the second and subsequent occurrences.
Payment questions: Call a Customer Service Representative at 714-536-5445.

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Since its inception in 2016, the Homeless Task Force has had more than 1,600 occasions to assist individuals with housing referrals, mental and physical health referrals, bus passes, DMV forms, gas cards, food, mailing addresses, and family reunifications


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City of Huntington Beach
Finance Department
2000 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA
Phone: (714) 536-5630
Fax: (714) 536-5934
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