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21 S. State Street
Westerville, Ohio 43081-2119
Phone: (614) 901-6440
Fax: (614) 901-6448
Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Finance Department ensures that city operations conform to generally accepted financial accounting and management principles. This department has oversight responsibilities for cash management, debt administration, income tax administration, utility billing, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll processing.


The City of Westerville 2012 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report is now available.  A copy of the 2012 Audit Report from the Auditor of State can be viewed here.

The City of Westerville has strong financial operations, as recognized by a rating of Aaa from Moody’s Investors Service, an AAA rating from S&P and an AAA rating from Fitch. Westerville’s financial position can be attributed to the conservative nature of City Council and the administration, coupled with the considerable growth seen over the last several years. Westerville also continues to benefit from a strong local economy. Taxable resources, including assessed property valuations and income levels, continue to show consistent growth.

 Westerville Credit Rating Reports
  Standard & Poor's June 2013 Report
Moody's Investor Service June 2013 Report 
 Fitch Ratings 2012 Report

For the 30th consecutive year, the Government Finance Officers Association has awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the City for its comprehensive 2012 annual financial report. The GFOA award, earned by less than 2% of the nation's government entities, demonstrates a constructive spirit of financial disclosure to the community it serves.

The Finance Department also received the Auditor of State Award with Distinction which less than 5% of Ohio entities receive.   

Past Annual Financial Reports for Viewing

2014-2018 Financial Plan

A complete summary of all projected operating and capital needs of the City for the next five years and includes estimated revenues from all sources.  Also included in this plan is a compilation of narratives concerning the programs and priorities of various operating departments and divisions of the City.

2014-2018 Capital Improvement Plan

A comprehensive look by year and by fund of key facility, equipment, and infrastructure investments proposed over the next five years. Click links below for plan summaries, general capital improvements, electric, water, sewer, fire, parks and recreation department capital project plans for each of the five years.

Vendor Information

  • EFT form - The City can now process payments to vendors through EFT.  If you are interested in this payment option please complete the EFT form and submit to the Finance Department by fax, mail or email.
  • W-9 form 
  • Submit an invoice or form through email at

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