Council tax discounts

Discounts for empty properties

An empty unfurnished property will receive 100% discount for 1 month after it becomes unoccupied.

After 1 month you have to pay the full council tax charge.

Apply for this discount

You can apply for a vacant property discount using the form below.

Apply for a vacant property discount

Exemptions and premiums

We charge a 50% premium for properties left empty and unfurnished for more than 2 years.

You can get council tax exemption for some unoccupied properties.