Treasurer's Office

Responsibilities


The Treasurer's Office is responsible for collecting and reporting all revenues received by the city. These include revenues directly collected by the Treasurer's Office and revenues collected by other areas and reported to the Treasurer's Office. Revenue transactions conducted at the Treasurer's Office include:

  • Payment for code enforcement/inspection transactions
  • Payment for current year tax and water bills
  • Payment for parking passes (hang-tags) and Amtrak parking*
  • Payment for sidewalk invoices, accounts receivable invoices and special assessments
*Parking structure permits are handled by a third-party vendor.

Fiscal Years


  • City, Schools and College: July 1 through June 30
  • County General: October 1 through September 30
  • State Education Tax: October 1 through September 30

Tax Chart


Find out where your valuable tax dollars go using our Tax Chart (PDF).
  1. Frequently Asked Questions

    View FAQs regarding Treasurer topics, such as millage rates and taxes.

  2. Parking & Permits

    Learn more about Royal Oak parking areas, permits, and tickets.

  3. Tax Bill Due Dates

    Find out when your taxes are due to the City of Royal Oak.

  4. Tax Deferment

    You can delay payment of your Summer Tax Bill without penalty or interest until February 14th, if your total household income for the previous was under $40,000 and you meet certain other requirements.

  5. Tax Foreclosure / Delinquent Tax Timeline

    The state law of Michigan has a very strict set of rules for the collection of delinquent property taxes, and puts the responsibility for collecting back taxes in the County Treasurer's hands.

  6. Tax Foreclosure Prevention

    Learn more about different and methods and community resources that can help you prevent tax foreclosure.

  7. Tax Payments

    Find out how to pay your tax bills online, by mail, or in person.

  8. Tax Rates

    Download and print annual reports of previous tax rates.