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Posted on: October 3, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Tax & Sewer Bills Due November 1 – Pay Your Bill on Time and Avoid the 2023 Tax Sale & Fees

November Tax Sale 2023 (1)

A note from the City of Asbury Park’s Tax Collection Department:

Friendly reminder: Tax & Sewer Bills are due on November 1, 2023. Starting November 14, 2023, any properties with delinquencies will be included in the accelerated tax sale and are subject to additional fees as required by State law.

Please note that failure to receive a bill does not exempt you from paying taxes or sewer. If you are having problems with receiving your bills, please notify your local Post Office.
 Payments can be made in-person Monday to Friday from 8am to 5pm at the Tax & Sewer Collections Office located at 1 Municipal Plaza. There is also an after-hours drop box to the left of the main entrance.

To view and pay your tax or sewer bill online, visit to

For more information, including accepted payment methods, visit 

For questions, do not hesitate to contact the Tax Collection Department by phone at 732-502-5198 or email at
FAQ: Does the City of Asbury Park hold an accelerated tax sale and how does it work? 

The City of Asbury Park is an accelerated tax sale municipality.

It is the obligation of the tax collector to collect all property taxes, sewer and other municipal charges in the year that they are due. This helps greatly reduce the reserve for uncollected taxes, helping to keep the tax levy flat.

As a courtesy, the Tax Collector mails delinquent “reminder” notices for the first 3 quarters of the year. Due to limited timing, delinquent notices are not mailed for outstanding charges as of November 13th. Information is also printed on the back of all tax bills.   

To avoid the tax sale process, property owners must pay all municipal charges in full by November 13th.

Starting November 14th, any properties with delinquencies will be included in the accelerated tax sale. The date of the accelerated tax sale will be announced and is usually in mid-December. The tax sale list will be published in a local paper.

Starting November 14th, a tax sale fee of $65-$150 is added to each delinquent account as required by state law and cannot be waived. The fee includes a 2% cost of sale charge, with the minimum $15 and maximum $100, and the cost of 2 tax sale mailings at $25 each. (N.J.S.A. 54:5-38, N.J.S.A. 54:5-26)


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