Discounts and Exemptions

Empty property discount

Empty property discount

You can apply for empty property discount if:

  •  there are no adults living in the property or
  •  the property is occupied, but is no-one's sole or main place of residence.
  • the property is a Second Home

Since 1 April 2005, the discount is 10% off the Council tax charge. There is no reduction in the water and sewerage charges. A discount of 50% may apply depending on the circumstances and the length of time the property has been empty.