Temporary Relocation – Department of Finance
Wednesday, December 16, 2019 through March 23, 2020
Payment (Treasury) services will be provided at the City Clerk’s Office, located on the 1st floor of City Hall during this period.
The offices of the Department of Finance are scheduled to undergo urgent maintenance from Friday, December 16, 2019 through Monday, March 23, 2020. During this time, services will be provided at the City Clerk’s Office, which is located on the 1st floor of City Hall. Due to the limited space and resources available to staff, it is recommended payments be made online or by mail, where possible, to avoid long wait times. If you choose to visit City Hall to receive service, please be prepared to be patient, as wait times may be longer than usual.
Listed below is where information regarding submitting payments to the City online or by mail may be found. For additional information, please visit the Department of Finance’s webpage, www.nationalcityca.gov/government/finance.
- Business Tax Licenses – https://nationalcity.hdlgov.com
- Parking Citations – https://nationalcity.citationportal.com/
Payments by mail:
- Business Licenses –https://nationalcity.hdlgov.com
- Parking Citations – https://www.nationalcityca.gov/government/finance/parking-citations
- Pet Licenses – https://www.nationalcityca.gov/government/finance/pet-licenses
We apologize for any inconvenience, and we thank you for your understanding.
Finance Counter Service Hours
Monday – Thursday
7:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday - City Offices Closed
The Finance Department is responsible for financial matters affecting all departments and activities of the City and the Community Development Commission (CDC) of the City of National City. The Finance Department consist of three divisions: Accounting and Reporting, Budget and Reporting, and Revenue Management.
Accounting and Reporting is responsible for:
Budget and Reporting is responsible for:
Preparation of the citywide budget
Management of all investments and debt
Revenue Management is responsible for:
Collection of all City and CDC revenues
Transient Occupancy Taxes
Business license and fees
Pet licensing fees
Garage sales permit fees
Building permits fees
Parking citation fees
Residential rental license fees
Federal, State, County grant management
The Finance Department is required to maintain certain financial records and to prepare Annual Financial Reports in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), the Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) and City policies.
We now accept Visa, MasterCard
and Discover Credit Card payments!