Council Tax

terraced housing

What is council tax?

Council tax is a contribution that you must make to help pay for local services 

Council tax


Council tax enquiries

Council tax is a property tax with a personal element that contributes towards the financing of local government services 

Enquiries and advice


Paying your council tax

Payment of your council tax should be made in accordance with the information printed on your bill

Paying council tax


Banding enquiries

The Valuation Office advise the Council of the banding that relates to your home 

What band are you in?


The council tax bill

Council tax bills are sent every financial year and will show the amount due, less any discounts and benefit 

Council tax bill


Who pays the bill?

Who pays the bill for a property depends on who is liable

Who pays? 


Change of details

Council tax is a daily charge, so it is important that you notify us of any changes, giving exact dates

change in details 


Discounts and exemptions

You may be able to claim a discount or exemption, which is not dependant upon you being on a low income 

Discounts and exemptions