Trenton City Hall: 2800 Third St. Trenton, MI 48183 | Phone: (734) 675-6500 Fax: (734) 675-4088


Treasurer's Office


Water billing requests: Lauren Featherston


Tax billing request: Jill Cooper

or Joy Pasquini


Office Hours:
8:30AM to 5:00PM, M-F

Phone: (734) 675-6510
Fax: (734) 675-5262

Michael McCullough
City Treasurer
Michael McCullough

Mission Statement

The mission of the Treasurer's Office is to ensure the convenient, timely and accurate billing and collection of taxes and fees, receipt of all payments to the City, and investment of those funds so as to maximize the financial resources available to meet the needs of the City while complying with all laws governing the deposit and investment of said funds.  However, service to our residents is our number one priority!


Payment Methods

  • By Mail: City of Trenton, 2800 Third St, Trenton, MI 48183
  • In Person: City Hall, 2800 Third St, Trenton, MI 48183, PAYMENT TYPES ACCEPTED: CASH, CHECK, MONEY ORDER & CREDIT CARD (3% Convenience fee charged by third party for Credit Cards payments)
  • Drop Box: City Hall, 2800 Third St, Trenton, MI 48183 Located in the driveway on the driver's side of the vehicle.  PAYMENT TYPE ACCEPTED: Checks.  DO NOT PLACE CASH IN THE DROP BOX.  Payments placed in the drop box after 4:00pm will be processed on the next business day.  Payments must be received on or before the due date by 5:00pm.
  • Direct Pay: Sign up for Direct Pay of your water bill and have the amount due automatically deducted from your account on the due date.  Fill out Form: UB Direct Payment Form.  See below for tax form.
  • Credit/ Debit Online or Phone: By phone 866-739-0473 or Online  PAYMENT TYPES ACCEPTED: Credit or Debit cards (3% convenience fee added) or E-CHECKS ($3.00 flat fee)
  • The City of Trenton charges a $35.00 fee for all returned checks.

Property Tax Information

All property owners in the City of Trenton receive two tax bills per year.   The summer bill is mailed on July 1st and payable by August 31st without penalty.  The winter tax bill is mailed on December 1st and is payable by February 14th without penalty.  If a due date falls on a weekend or holiday, the due date becomes the next business day.  Penalty on a late tax bill is 4%.

Tax payments are accepted at our office from July 1 through the end of February.  Beginning March 1st of each year, all delinquent real property taxes are fowarded to Wayne County Treasurer's Office for collection.  You can visit their website at or call 313-224-5990 for pay off information.

2019 Tax Schedule & Information (Information on the back of 2019 Tax Bills)

2002-2019 Millage Rates

Summer Millage Explanations

Winter Millage Explanations

Personal Property Taxes

All taxes levied on business personal property are collected through the City Treasurer's Office.  Any business operating on December 31 of any year will be responsible for the next year's entire billing cycle (both Summer & Winter bills). This is a State of Michigan law.  Failure to pay Personal Property Taxes as billed may result in the placement of a Warrant of Distraint on said property and possible seizure of the property.  Your small business may be eligible for an exemption.  Please check with the Assessor's office for more information.

Trash Carts

Trash and Yard Waste Carts can be purchased at the Treasurer's Office at City Hall for $75.00.  Cash, Checks or Credit Cards (3%fee) are accepted.  

or Order by Mail TRASH CART ORDER BY MAIL FORM.  Trash Carts will be delivered to your home in 1-2 days.

Automatic Tax Bill Payment Form

For information on how to pay your tax bill automatically click here.

Automatic Utility Bill Payment Form

For information on how to pay your water bill automatically click here.

Tax Bill and Payment Information

For up-to-date tax and assessment information click here.

(No login or password required)


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