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 two years 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