PAGE LAST UPDATED: October 13, 2020

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City Offices & Facilities Status

Office/Facility Status
City Facilities Offices of the Treasurer, City Clerk, Election Commission, Licensing, Veterans Services and Health Department open Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Beginning August 10)

All other city facilities are closed to public access

New Bedford Public Library Branches Curbside pickup begins June 1. The Lawler and Wilks branches will be open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Senior Centers Closed
Buttonwood Park Zoo Opens May 30 to members and June 3 to the general public with state guidelines
New Bedford Regional Airport Open with limited public access
New Bedford Public Schools Closed


City residents are encouraged to pay any bills online, by phone, by mail, or a drop-box location. Anyone with questions about paying bills remotely should contact the Treasurer’s Office at 508-979-1430.

Payment Method Details
Online Click here to pay bills online
By Phone Treasurer’s Office, 508-979-1430
By Mail Residents can use the mailing address printed on their bills or mail their bills to:
City Hall – Treasurer’s Office
133 William Street, Room 103
New Bedford, MA 02740
By Drop-Box Residents can also drop off payments without person-to-person interaction by using one of the city’s drop-boxes. These white drop boxes are located at: