Empty and/or second homes
From 01 April 2013 no reduction is given on second homes.
Empty homes with no furniture (from 1 April 2016)
- Empty homes with no furniture are liable for Council Tax (there is no longer a discount for 30 days)
- After the property has been empty for two years (with no break), the Council Tax bill will increase to 150 per cent.
Properties requiring/undergoing structural alterations/major repairs
With effect from 1 April 2017 no reduction is given on uninhabitable properties requiring or undergoing structural repairs.
The full Council Tax will be payable and there will no longer be a 50% discount for these properties.
Job related dwelling second homes discount
If you are living in a second home because of your job, we may be able to give you a 50% discount on your property here. Please contact us to discuss your situation.
Discounts and exemptions
- Direct Debit - sign up
- Pay - Council Tax
- View your account
- Council Tax enquiry form
- Council Tax Moving Home
- Council Tax single person discount form
Got a question about council tax?01424 451081
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