Welcome to Billing & Payments
The Department of Finance bills and collects various streams of revenue for the County. For further information on any of our billings or programs click on the link below:
Cashier (Banking Operations)
The County Cashier Office is located on the 1st Floor of the George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Dr. Ellicott City, MD 21043 to collect parking violation fines, permit fees, water and sewer payments, taxes and other revenue. Payment made in person can be made by cash, check and money order. Checks should be made payable to Director of Finance, Howard County Maryland. (410-313-2195)
Payment Drop Box
A drop box for after-hours payment of taxes, parking violation fines and water/sewer bills is next to the main entrance of the George Howard Building.
Click here for Directions to our offices.
The George Howard building is currently closed to the public at this time. The Department of Finance Cashier’s Offices are closed to the public as well. Payment options are as follows:
1. E-checks, debit and credit cards can be used online at howardcountymd.gov.
2. Checks and money orders that are sealed in an envelope can be dropped off in the silver drop box located outside the public entrance at the George Howard building in Ellicott City (3430 Court House Drive).
3. Check and money order payments can be mailed to:
Howard County Property Tax
PO Box 3370
Ellicott City, MD 21041
Please make sure payments are made payable to: Howard County Director of Finance
Thank you for your understanding.
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