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In some circumstances a discount may apply.

Certain people won't be counted when looking at the number of adults living in a property, such as:

There is a 25 percent discount if only one person is counted and 50 percent if none are counted. 

If you live alone, you should apply for a Single Person Discount.

If you have an unoccupied property, please check our Furnished or Unfurnished pages.

Apply for a Council Tax discount

All of our application forms and notes are available under our Can I get a Council Tax Reduction page. If you cannot see the form you require, then please contact us at or 01775 761161.

Change in circumstances

If you qualify for a Council Tax discount, then you must tell us within 21 days if there is a change that might affect it. We can impose a £70 penalty if you do not tell us about a change. Keep us informed of changes on or by calling 01775 761161.