A 10% discount on your council tax

Circumstances - If the property is unoccupied but furnished - 12 months 10% discount, then 12 months standard charge, followed by 12 months 50% premium, followed by a 100% premium.

If the property is being actively marketed for sale or rent then an additional 12 months 10 % discount may be awarded, before moving to the standard charge and then the premiums.

Type of Exemption - Long Term Empty

Review Period - 6 months

Exemption Award Details - Council Tax Only


Circumstances - The property is undergoing structural repair, improvement or reconstruction.
The property must be unoccupied and unable to be lived in.
An exemption can be awarded for 12 months from the date the property was last occupied.
If circumstances remain unchanged, a 10% discount can be awarded once the exemption has ended.
If you purchase a property which was being structurally repaired, you will receive the remainder of the 12 months exemption, if appropriate, from the date the property was last occupied. If this has already expired, you will qualify for a 10% discount thereafter.

Type of Exemption - Long Term Empty

Review Period - 6 months

Exemption Award Details - Council Tax Only