Council tax is an annual charge, usually paid in ten monthly instalments from April to January.
If you pay by direct debit, the monthly payments are automatically paid to us from your bank account.
You can choose to pay on either 5th or 15th of the month.
To set up a direct debit, download, complete and return the direct debit form [PDF].
Please continue to make payment by your current method until you receive a new bill showing details of the direct debit payments that will be requested from your bank.
Visit our online payments page to pay your monthly Council Tax bill securely online.
Call 01223 457779 to pay your bill by telephone. You will need your Council Tax account number and your debit/credit card.
You will be given a confirmation number at the end of the transaction.
This telephone number is for payments only; enquiries cannot be taken on this line.
You can pay in person with cash, cheque, debit or credit card or a council tax payment card.
You can pay at the following places:
If you wish to make payment via your bank, either by making a lump sum payment or by setting up your own standing order, you will need the following details:
Sort code: 40-16-08
Bank account number: 01503057
You must make sure that the bank quotes your council tax account number when sending the payment.
Please note that this method can take up to six days for your payment to reach your council tax account. All payments must arrive at the council by the due date of payment.