Pay your Council Tax

There are a number of payment options available in order to pay your Council Tax.

Direct Debit

- Online

- Automated telephone payments

- Internet banking


Set up a Direct Debit

You can set up a Direct Debit to pay your Council Tax.

With Direct Debit you have the choice of paying on the 1st, 8th, 15th or the 23rd of the month.

All other payment methods require payment on the 1st of each month.

How to set up a Direct Debit

You'll need to download the Direct Debit instruction to complete and post to us.

You can also contact our Customer Service Team to:

  • set up a Direct Debit over the telephone
  • ask for a Direct Debit form to be posted to you

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.

Pay online

You can pay your Council Tax bill securely online.

Pay online

 Our online payments system is not available from 17:25 to 17:40 every day.


Pay by automated telephone payment

If you would like to pay over the phone please call us on 01799 510510 and then press 1 for payments.

Pay using internet banking

If this facility is available through your bank please follow the instructions already provided by your bank.

What you'll need

You'll need:

  • your Council Tax reference number. You can find this on your latest Council Tax bill
  • our bank details which are Account Number 20999555 and Sort Code 20-74-21

Our Council Tax factsheet (PDF) [47KB] has more information about Council Tax bills.