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The Finance Department provides financial services to the Township Council, the Public and Township Departments.  Primary responsibilities include:

  • providing information, reports, analysis and guidance to Township Council, the Public and Township Departments regarding financial operations of the Township
  • establishing, developing and maintaining accounting systems and procedures relating to financial activities for Township operations
  • billing and collection of municipal taxes
  • preparation of the Township's operating and capital budgets
  • processing accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • acts a lead Departments relative to the Township's purchasing function
  • investing and borrowing of funds
  • issue debentures relating to capital projects
  • acquiring and maintaining the Township's general insurance policies
  • Donation Policy (under construction)
Please note that building permit fees and other invoices can not be paid through your  internet telephone banking as this is for property taxes only.  We accept cash, debit, cheque, e-transfer or e-commerce.

Annual Consolidated Financial Statements

The annual Consolidated Financial Statements of the Township of The Archipelago can be accessed through the links provided below.  These statements have been audited by the  Township's accounting firm.

Vendor Payments / Direct Deposit The Township of The Archipelago now offers the option of Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) or direct deposit into a bank account for the payment of amounts owed to you by the Township.  Direct deposit is a fast and secure method of receiving payment for goods and services.

To begin receiving payment by direct deposit:
Accounts Payable
Township of The Archipelago
9 James Street
Parry Sound, Ontario  P2A 1T4
If you have any questions or concerns regarding direct deposit, please contact the Finance Department.


The Township now accepts e-transfer payments. 

The email account to be used to set up an e-transfer with your bank is

Also, please email the Township at and provide the following information so that the Township can accept your payment and apply it to the correct account:

  • the payment amount
  • detailed information on what the payment is for, e.g. donation, tax payment, invoice.  Please provide roll numbers, invoice numbers etc. where applicable.
  • answer to the security question that you set up for your e-transfer

Paying Your Bills and Donations Online (E-Payments)

Online credit card payments are now available for Property Tax Bills, Accounts Receivable, Building Permits and Donations.  A fee of 35 cents per transaction plus 3% of the bill or donation amount will be applied to your credit card.
Property Tax Bills: You will need your entire 19-digit roll number (without hyphens) in order to use this service.
Accounts Receivable:  You will need a valid accounts receivable invoice number in order to use this service.
Building Permits:  You must have a valid invoice number in order to use this service.
Skerryvore Pavillion Donations: You must state your name, address and phone number.
Sans Souci Copperhead Association Donations:  You must state your name, address and phone number.
Click here to make an E-Payment