Central Cashiering

Central Cashiering is responsible for the City of Durham's revenue collections and the timely receipt and recording of all related payments to the City. Central Cashiering collects all amounts due and payable to the City of Durham. This includes assessment charges, utility service charges, housing and community development loan payments, solid waste collection and disposal charges, false burglar alarm payments and other miscellaneous charges and fees.

Type of Payments Accepted

  • Utility Bills
  • Fire Inspection Fees
  • Septic Tank Tokens
  • Assessment Payments
  • Inspection Department Payments
  • City/County Planning Department Payments
  • Other Payments

Forms of Payment

Payment forms accepted by the City include cash, checks, money orders, traveler's checks and cashier or bank official checks.

Acceptance of Credit/Debit Cards for City Services

The City accepts Discover, MasterCard and Visa, as well as debit cards bearing the MasterCard or Visa logo, for services at several City locations.

Return Item Charge

The City charges a $25 processing fee on all returned checks.