The current processing time for new applications and changes to council tax is an average of 8 weeks. If you contact us with a general enquiry online we will reply to you within two working days.

If someone living in your home dies and without them only one ‘adult’ lives there, you can apply for a 25 percent discount on your council tax.

  Tell us a resident has died

You may not have to pay council tax if the property has been left empty by someone who has died and probate or letters of administration have not been granted.

When probate or letters of administration has been granted a further six months may be awarded.

  Tell us a property is empty after a death