Disabled band reduction scheme
If you or anyone in your home is disabled and one or more of the following statements is true you may qualify for a reduction in Council Tax:
- An additional bathroom, required for meeting the disabled persons needs
- An additional kitchen, required for meeting the disabled persons needs
- The use of a wheelchair, by the disabled person, inside the house
- A room, other than a bathroom, kitchen or lavatory, which is used predominately (whether for providing therapy or otherwise) by the disabled person, and required for meeting their needs.
The reduction takes the form of a drop in valuation band from, for example, C to B. If you live in a band A property, the reduction will be approximately 17% of the council tax charge.
Apply for a reduction
If you think you may qualify please select disabled persons discount on the short form below and a reduction form will be posted out to you. You will need your account reference number (on your council tax letter) to complete the form.