Council tax rates and bandings
The council tax for West Lancashire Borough Council for the average Band D property in 2022-23 will be £218.39 per year or £4.20 a week.
Your council tax bill goes towards providing funding for a range of local authorities.
Around 11% of the total council tax bill comes to the Borough Council. The total council tax bill includes charges from Lancashire County Council, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service and Lancashire Constabulary. The council tax for some areas will also include a parish council precept.
The council tax amounts for 'average' Band D properties (excluding parish council precepts) are set out below.
|West Lancashire Borough Council||
|Lancashire County Council||£1,456.19||£1,514.29||3.99%|
Lancashire Combined Fire Authority
Lancashire Police Authority
For details on the changes in council tax levels for all of the main local authorities in West Lancashire:
- Download changes in council tax levels 22-23 (PDF 12kb)
- Download changes in council tax levels 22-23 (CSV 4kb)
For details on the total council tax amounts payable for different areas and council tax bands:
- Download council tax rates by area and band 2022/23 (PDF 448kb)
- Download council tax rates by area and band 2021/22 (PDF 448kb)
For details on the income raised by each authority through council tax:
- Download details on the income raised by each authority (PDF 20kb)
- Download details on the income raised by each authority (CSV 4kb)
The leaflets below give further council tax information for the current year and the previous year.
- Download Council Tax Information Leaflet 2022/23 (PDF 2.07mb)
- Download Council Tax Information Leaflet 2021/22 (PDF 1.17mb)
Planned spending 2022/23
|Corporate & Customer Services||£6,817||£7,380|
|Finance, Procurement & Commercial Property||-£626||-£1,042|
|Housing and Regulatory||£1,729||£1,878|
|Growth and Development||£337||£874|
|Wellbeing and Leisure||£2,049||£1,894|
|Net Central Service Items||-£993||-£794|
|Net Non Service Items||-£1,338||-£1,405|
|NET BUDGET FUNDED BY|
|Business Rates: Retained Income||-£3,657||-£2,793|
|Business Rates: S31 Grants||-£3,568||-£2,850|
|Prior Year Collection Fund (Surplus)/Deficit||£2,756||£2,456|
|Use of Collection Fund Smoothing Reserve||£0||-£2,456|
|New Homes Bonus||-£802||-£703|
|Other Government Grants||-£740||-£381|
The council’s net budget requirement of £13.897m will be funded 56% from the council tax, 33% from retained business rates income and grants, and 11% by general government grants.