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Finance Department

The Finance Department is responsible for all Ocean View financial operations including general accounting and reporting, accounts payable, payroll, property tax billing and collection.  The department also coordinates the development of the Town's annual operating and capital budgets and works with the independent auditors during the annual audit and the preparation of the Town's annual financial statements.

Real Estate Property Transfers within the Town

If you are handling the transfer of a property within the Town of Ocean View incorporated limits, we ask that you complete the form below and email it to the following: and

Once received, the Town will contact you regarding any and all outstanding financial obligations that may need to be included at the property settlement. This includes property taxes, water system charges (if on the Town municipal water system), outstanding muncipal liens, invoices for property maintenance violations, etc.

Please note the following:

  1. Sussex County property taxes are handled directly through the County: or 302-855- 7871.
  2. The Town of Ocean View website does NOT reflect any charges owed to the Town other than property taxes.
  3. The Town of Ocean View website does NOT reflect whether or not a municipal lien exists on a given property within Town limits.