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Online Bill Pay

Welcome to the City of Highland Park's payment center.  The payment center provides a secure, convenient, and easy way to make payments for registration, renewals and invoices. 

To make a payment, select the type of payment from the list below for more information and instructions for payment. Please note that not all payments can be paid online at this time.

Note: if your transaction concerns Permits, Plans & Licenses, please be sure to scroll down to view important instructions, or click here to view.

Thank you for your payment!

Online Payment Services for Permits, Plans & Licenses
The online portal allows users to pay City invoices, submit applications for permits, plans and licenses for services, and access information related to your project or business.

Existing City of Highland Self Service Permits, Plans, and Licensing Portal Users
The City’s Permits, Plans and Licensing online portal was recently updated to provide a better experience for users.  If you had login credentials prior to March 9, 2024, you will need to re-register using the email-address/user-id used in the previous system.  This can be done by following the instructions linked here.

*Please note the text message feature associated with your login is currently unavailable.

New Self Service Portal Users
View the user guide to register as a user for the City’s online portal. For licensing, if you do not see any information regarding your business, please contact City staff at to connect your online account to your business.

For questions regarding permitting, rental registration, general contractor’s licenses, or chicken coops, please contact the Building Division at or 847.432.0808.

For questions regarding planning, please contact the Planning Division at or 847.432.0867.

For questions regarding business licensing, please contact the City Manager’s Office at or 847.926.1000.

For questions regarding dog licensing, please contact the Finance Department at or 847.432.0800.

For questions regarding Assisted Living Facility Registration, please contact the Fire Department at or 847.433.3110.