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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.

Disabled persons reduction form