Empty and Second Homes
A dwelling which is vacant- unoccupied and substantially unfurnished will be entitled to a 100% discount for one month only, thereafter full council tax will become payable.
Properties that have been empty and unfurnished for a period of 2 years or more will be charged an additional 50% empty homes premium. This means that you will be required to pay 150% of the council tax that has been set for the band which your property falls into.
If you would like to apply for an empty property discount please email firstname.lastname@example.org detailing your circumstances.
A property that is furnished but is no-one's sole or main residence. Second Homes do not receive any council tax discount. However, if you have a second home because of your job, you may be entitled to a 50% discount
If you would like to apply for a reduction please complete the Second Home -Job Related Application Form