Empty properties

Unoccupied and unfurnished

From 1 April 2017 all empty properties that are unfurnished are no longer entitled to a discount, a 100% charge is applicable.

Please notify us on the form below if a property is unoccupied and unfurnished.

Miscellaneous discount or exemption

You do not have to pay council tax if your property is unoccupied and is:

  • Class B: Unoccupied and owned by a charity,
  • Class G; Unoccupied property-Occupation prohibited by law,
  • Class H: Unoccupied property-Pending Occupation by a minister of religion,
  • Class I:Unoccupied Property-Empty as you have left to receive care,
  • Class J: Unoccupied property-Empty as person vacated in order to provide care,
  • Class K: Unoccupied property-Empty as person living away from home whilst a student,
  • Class L: Unoccupied property-Mortgagee has taken possession,
  • Class M: Halls of residence (owned by university/colleges),
  • Class O: Property owned by the Ministry of Defence,
  • Class R: Empty caravan pitch or mooring,
  • Class S: Occupied by person(s) under 18 years of age,
  • Class T: Unoccupied property-Self contained property forming part of another dwelling where it cannot be let separately under planning restrictions,
  • Class V: Occupied property-Occupier is entitled to diplomatic immunity.