A full council tax bill is based on at least 2 adults, aged 18 or over, living in a property together. There are several ways you can reduce your bill, because you live alone or the second adult qualifies for a reduction because of their circumstance.
Please select the discount types:
Discounts available are:
You can make an application using the above links. Whilst you are waiting for a decision you should continue to make paymentsas originally billed, as, if there is a reduction your bill will be adjusted.
You must tell us about any changes which may affect your discount within 21 days so that we can review the amount awarded. If you do not tell us, you may incur a penalty.
Preventing and detecting fraud
When we receive your application we will undertakes certain checks to verify whether the information supplied is correct and this may involve cross checking data with external bodies, including the National Fraud Initiative.
Find out more information on this discount, here is our Discretionary Discount policy [PDF 721 KB]