Finance Department

The Finance Department administers all of the fiscal operations for the City. These operations include income tax filing and collection, utility billing for water, sewer, and storm water, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, budgeting, investing, and financial reporting.

The Finance Director is the chief financial officer of the City and advises the Mayor and City Council on financial matters.

The City of Norwalk collects a transient guest tax from local hotels. Returns must be filed monthly. For additional information, corporations may contact the Finance Department.

2013 Audited Financials

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2016 Audited Financials

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2014 Audited Financials

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2017 Audited Financials

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2015 Audited Financials

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Ohio’s Local Governments Open Checkbooks To Citizens

What is is a first-of-its-kind government transparency website that shows taxpayers exactly how their tax money is being spent.  This initiative sets a new national standard for transparency in state and local government.

Effective July 14, 2017 the following miscellaneous payments can be paid online.  Click here for the link

  1. Parking Tickets

  2. Zoning Permits

  3. Public Works Bid Packages

  4. General Service Permits

  5. Bed Taxes

  6. Job Applications

 Customers will be charged a convenience fee of 2.89% fee with a minimum $1.50 fee. The fee is the same if they come into city hall to pay with a credit card.

Customers will still be able to pay their water & sewer bills online. The link currently on our website will remain the same for utility bills.