If you or someone living in your home is permanently disabled, we may be able to reduce your Council Tax bill.
You may be able to get a reduction in your Council Tax if you are disabled or you have a disabled person living with you. Your property must also have one of the following to meet their needs.
Each of these features must be of essential importance to the wellbeing of the disabled person.
Stairlifts, handrails and other fixtures on their own do not qualify for the reduction.
The person who is responsible for paying Council Tax has to make the application.
If you believe you may be entitled to this reduction, complete the online form below.
Once we have received your application, we will contact you to arrange an appointment for an officer to visit your property.
All council officers carry an identification card, which you should see before letting anyone into your home. Do not let anyone into your home unless you are sure who they are.
If you are eligible for the reduction, your Council Tax band will be reduced by one band.
For example, if your home is on band C, the reduction will mean that you now pay the band B rate of Council Tax.
Find out more about Council Tax bands.
Find out more about other Council Tax discounts and exemptions.