If you own a property that is empty and unfurnished you will pay 100% Council Tax from the point it became empty.
You will also pay 100% Council Tax if your home is in need of major building repairs or is being altered.
If you have a second home you will pay 100% Council Tax for it. Typically, a second home is a furnished property that is not a main home.
If you have an empty house because you have to live somewhere else for work then we may be able to offer you a discount.
Please email us so we can get more details.
Should your home be empty for longer than two years you will pay 150% Council Tax.
In certain circumstances, an empty property may be exempt from Council Tax. Please click here to find out more about these exemptions.