Tax Collector

The Tax Collector's Office is responsible for billing and collecting property taxes on property located in Lakewood Township. Your tax bill includes revenues collected by the Township on behalf of the municipality, county and school district. The billing and collection of real estate property taxes is governed by state law and applies to every municipality in the state of New Jersey.
Effie E. Pressley, CTC
Tax Collector
Department Updates
Township of Lakewood 2020 Tax Sale
The Township of Lakewood (Ocean County) Announces the sale of 2020 prior year delinquent taxes, water/sewer, and other municipal charges through an on-line auction. Tax sale date is October 14, 2020 For a listing of all parcels, delinquencies & costs, starting September 14th, 2020 please visit: **information can be viewed free of charge**
Residents of Lakewood, Due to the COVID-19, we are taking measures to ensure the safety of our employees as well as the public. Services will still be available to you, however access to the offices will be restricted. Should you wish to drop off PTR forms: There will be a drop box by the reception area, please be sure to enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope & your phone number in the event you need to be contacted. Should you wish to make payments on your taxes, please follow one of the following suggestions: 1. On-line payments through the Township Website "" 2. On-line payments through your banking institution 3. US Mail (Checks should contain Block & Lot, and phone number) 4. Drop Box Located near the Reception area at Town Hall (No Cash) Should you have questions regarding your taxes or need information, Please contact us by phone 732-364-2500 - x5221, x5222, x5223 You may also contact us at Make a Payment Using Your Personal Bank Log into your bank's website Set up automatic bill pay Make sure to add your block/lot number. (Contact our office if needed) Submit payment *NOTE* The payment date you select is NOT the date we receive payment.

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Contact the Tax Collector
Address 231 Third Street • Municipal Building • Lakewood, NJ 08701
PhonePhone: 732-364-2500 FaxFax: 732-994-4565
HoursHours: 9 AM - 5 PM
Note: If this is an OPRA request it must be sent to the Township Clerk

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