This department's operations during the COVID-19 State of Emergency:
The City of Bath has announced plans to re-open to the public beginning Monday, June 1, 2020. City Hall offices (including the Treasurer's Office) will open by appointment only. Learn More
In the meantime:
*30 day extension on vehicle and trailer registrations, beginning AFTER the termination of Maine's State of Emergency
Vehicles and trailers. Notwithstanding the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 29-A, chapter 5 or any other law or municipal charter provision or ordinance to the contrary, a registration, including a temporary registration, of a vehicle, including, without limitation, a motor vehicle, all-terrain vehicle, watercraft or snowmobile, or a trailer required to be registered in this State that expires during the period of a state of emergency declared by the Governor in accordance with Title 37-B, section 742 due to the outbreak of COVID-19 is deemed extended until 30 days following the termination of the state of emergency.
Fax (207) 443-8396
55 Front Street
Bath, ME 04530
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Division of Collections and Treasury is responsible processing taxes and fees for both City and State. They handle tax collection, including excise taxes, property taxes, and personal property taxes. They process the fees, fines and dues for city departments including Police, Recreation, Landfill, School Departments and the Skatepark, as well as the Bath Water Districts’ liens and foreclosure payments.
They act as an agent for the Maine State Department of Motor Vehicles and Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. These duties include processing fees for licensing motor vehicle registrations (including cars, trucks, boats, ATVs, snowmobiles) and offering the State of Maine’s Rapid Renewal online registration through the city website.
The office works according to Maine Municipal laws to process liens, lien releases and foreclosures on municipal properties. They respond to routine calls from mortgage companies, law offices, banks and title researchers to provide status checks on property tax accounts.
Users may pay their real estate taxes, personal property taxes, and/or tax club payments online using MuniciPAY. Select "City of Bath ME - Treasurers Office" from the department drop down menu.