Council Tax on empty properties

The Council Tax payable on an empty property will depend on the circumstances. Find out more about the situation relevant to you and whether you need to pay council tax on your empty property.

Other circumstances

Empty but unfurnished or furnished property SHOW

Empty property for one year or more (charge) SHOW

Unoccupied properties owned by a charity SHOW

Unoccupied because occupation is prohibited by law SHOW

Deceased household member SHOW

Notify us of an unoccupied property

You will need to notify us when a property becomes empty and the reason it is empty.


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Notify us of an unoccupied property