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The combined tax rate for County and Town of Wheatfield is $16.23 per $1,000 plus $471.75 for sewer user fee and garbage pickup. Also add to that the School Tax in your district the Town of Wheatfield has 2 school districts. Niagara Wheatfield is $28.09 per $1,000 for Homestead (residential) and $38.20 per $1,000 for Non-Homestead (commercial). Starpoint is $32.67 per $1,000.Wheatfield.
These are current numbers as of April 2023
Office hours are Monday - Friday from 8:00am - 4:30pm & Tuesday during Tax season from 8:00am - 7:00pm.
You can pay those taxes at Wheatfield Town Hall: 2800 Church Road, in the Town Clerks office, during normal business hours and on our Town website under County Tax Payment. Wheatfield.ny.us
Please note we now have an elevator if needed around the backside of the building.
For more information, please contact
Town Assessor: Kelli Coughlin (716) 694-9102 Ext 216 firstname.lastname@example.org
Town Clerk / Tax Receiver: Kathleen Harrington-McDonell (716) 694-6441 Ext 212 Kathyh@wheatfield.ny.us
Wheatfield.ny.us has a tab called BIll Pay. You can look up your County tax bill and Water. Put your address in the box: Only street number and name. (do not add suffix; Rd, Drive, Lane etc) And it will access your bill that you can print out.
You take the assessed value of your home and times it by the Tax amounts per thousand: Current County Tax amount is $16.23 (+ 471.75 for garbage/sewer/water usage)
example: Assessed value is: 125,000
$125,000 X .01623 = 2029.00 + 471.75 = 2500.00 county tax
Yes. On 6/04/18 the Town Board approved a resolution permitting dogs within Town Parks. Dogs must remain on a leash and owners must clean up after their dogs.
In 1990 the population was 11,125 people. In 2000 it was 14,086 people, in 2010 it was 18,117 people and in 2020 it was 18,638. For more information, please visit the
You can now pay County and Town fees such as Water, Taxes and Licenses online. Please access Wheatfield.ny.us
Both parties must be present to obtain the marriage license. What you need to bring: - Proper identification (driver's license, non-driver's ID or passport) - Birth Document (original or certified copy of baptismal or birth certificate in English with your parent's name included). - You will need to provide your social security number - Divorce Decrees from all previous marriages are required - Spousal Death Certificate (if applicable) The license must be obtained at least 24 hours prior to the service and is valid for 60 days. The cost is $40. We accept cash, check or credit card (Discover, Visa or MasterCard only). There is a 2.45% service charge to use a credit card starting at $1.75. Anyone applying for a Marriage License who is 16 or 17 years old should contact the Town Clerk's Office for further information.
If you are unable to come in to the office, you can send someone on your behalf, but they will need to bring in your Driver's License or Non-Driver's ID. Parking Permit Application
If your permanent Handicap Parking Permit tag was issued in the Town of Wheatfield and expired within the past year, bring the expired blue hang tag to the Town Clerk's Office and we can issue you a new one. If you have moved to the Town of Wheatfield from another municipality and need to renew your Handicap Parking Permit, you can have them fax the Handicap Parking Permit Application to the Town Clerk's Office at (716) 694-6441
The following payment methods are acceptable for your fine/surcharge: Cash, Money Order (payable to Wheatfield Town Court), or Credit Card (MasterCard or Visa). NO PERSONAL CHECKS ACCEPTED.
Note: A service fee of 2.99% of the payment amount will be assessed on all credit card payments. Payments may continue to be made by cash or by a cashier/certified check or money order without imposition of a service fee.
There is a 24-hour secure drop box located outside of the Main entrance. Please submit any payments or pleas in an envelope with your name and address. Any payments will be processed, and a receipt will be mailed.
Online Credit Card Payments can be made at https://payv3.xpress-pay.com/org/36600C8B1072492
2.99% credit card fee will be added
Note that neither the municipality nor the court receives any portion of the service fee. If you use a credit card, there will be two transaction receipts generated: one for the court fine and one for the service fee.
As of 5/23/2022, The Business hours for paying your ticket in person are Monday - Thursday, 10 am - 3 pm.
The Court Office is located on the main floor, in the back of Town Hall at 2800 Church Road.
There is a 24 hour secure drop box located outside of the Main entrance. Please submit any payments or pleas in an envelope with your name and address. Any payments will be processed and a receipt will be emailed.
As of 2/28/2021, We can No LONGER accept Credit Card Payments over the phone. If you would like to pay by credit or debit card, you may come in Monday-Thursday 10a-3pm or fill out and sign the credit card form provided by the Court. A 2.99% service fee is applied to all card payments.
The Town Court handles Small Claims up to $3,000.00. Note that the person or entity you are filing the claim against must reside, or have an office for the transaction of business or regular employment within the Town of Wheatfield. It is the responsibility of the Plaintiff to determine if the Defendant resides within the Town. If you would like to file a Small Claim in Wheatfield Court, you must stop by the office between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., Monday-Thursday to fill out the necessary paperwork which the Court provides. Filing fee for claims from $0 to $1,000.00 is $10.00, and the fee for $1,001.00 to $3,000.00 is $15.00.
The Court does not provide the eviction papers. You can visit https://www.nycourts.gov/CourtHelp/Homes/evictions.shtml for helpful information. The eviction papers, along with the notarized Affidavit of Service, must be filed with the Court no later than the Thursday before the court date, together with the $20 filing fee.
As always, if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to call the Court offices (716) 694-6793 or visit them Monday-Thursday 10a-3p.
Judge Strenkoski presides on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday evening of each month.
Judge Stamm-Philipps presides on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday afternoon of each month.
If there happens to be a 5th Tuesday or Wednesday in the month, no court is scheduled.
NO PHONE PAYMENTS OR PERSONAL CHECKS ACCEPTED. Payment Methods are Cash, Money Order (made payable to Wheatfield Town Court) and MasterCard or Visa. Note: A service fee of 2.99% of the payment will be assessed on all MasterCard/Visa payments. Payments may continue to be made by cash or a cashier/certified check without imposition of a service fee. There is a 24 hour secure drop box located outside of the Main entrance. Please submit any payments or pleas in an envelope with your name and address. Any payments will be processed and a receipt will be emailed.
Note that neither the municipality nor the court receives any portion of the service fee. If you use a credit card, there will be two transaction receipts generated; one for the court fine and one for the service fee. The cardholder must sign both receipts in order for the payment to be processed.
A compliance inspection, with a $80 fee, is required before closing. Contact your attorney to make sure their office is handling that. It is the homeowner's responsibility to call the Water Department with their final meter reading and forwarding address at closing to close out their water account.
There is a minimum charge of $26.25 for each quarterly cycle.