Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Village municipal services may have changed.  To view the most current updates, please visit the COVID-19 Information page for the Town and Village.

Tax Rates

FY20 Tax Rates

Taxes are payable in two installments on Sept. 15 and March 15.

    
Village of Essex Junction General Fund0.3206
Village Economic Development0.0100
Town of Essex General Fund 0.5067
Town of Essex Capital Fund 0.0200
Tax Agreements  0.0019
 Total Municipal Rate0.8592
State Homestead Education Rate 1.5385
State Non-Residential Education Rate1.6930
  Total - HOMESTEAD2.3977
 Total - NON-RESIDENTIAL2.5522

Utility Rates

FY21 Water Rate: Fixed charge of $114.39 per year plus usage of $0.0198 per cubic foot
FY21 Sewer Rate: Fixed charge of $113.95 per year plus usage of $0.01076 per cubic foot
FY21 Sanitation Rate: Fixed charge of $102.63 per year plus usage of $0.006 per cubic foot

FY21 Large User Water Rate: $0.085 per 1,000 gallons
FY21 Wastewater Treatment Wholesale Rate: $3.205 per 1,000 gallons

Effective July 1, 2020 a $35 flat fee will be applied to all interim bill requests.  This includes interim bill requests for the sale of property or for a change of tenant in rental properties.

Currently Water, Sewer, and Sanitation fixed charges are billed quarterly, usage is billed semi-annually.  More information will be distributed in the fall of 2020 about moving to triannual (three times per year) billing of both fixed charges and usage charges.

Automatic Payment Information

Sign up for free automatic water/sewer payment program.  To have payments automatically paid from your bank account on the due dates, please stop by 81 Main Street and fill out this form.