Some empty properties are entitled to a council tax discount, these are detailed below.
Unoccupied and unfurnished properties undergoing major structural work:
Unoccupied and unfurnished properties:
Unoccupied properties that are substantially furnished:
Local discounts referred to above, apply to the property, and not to an individuals account. Therefore once the relevant period of time has been spent, the discount will not be applied again until the property has been occupied for 6 weeks or more.
To apply please contact our Customer Contact Centre to discuss on 0300 790 0381.
Some unoccupied properties may be exempt from paying council tax. Visit our exemption pages to find out more.
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