We offer a number of options to make paying your bill, or paying for our services, as convenient as possible - in most cases you'll need your payment refernce number.

Direct Debit

You can pay your council tax, business rates (National Non Domestic Rates) and council rent by Direct Debit.

Credit or debit card

If you wish to make a payment by debit or credit card (VISA or MasterCard) you can:

Pingit

You can use Barclays Pingit to pay your council tax bill - see our simple instructions for using Pingit for council tax payments.

Cash and cheque payments

You can make payments by cash or cheque at any Post Office, or by cash at any shop or garage displaying the PayPoint symbol for your:

We're not able to take cash or cheques to pay council tax over the counter at our Customer Centre.

Instalment plans

Council Tax

Council tax bills can be set up with the following instalment plans:

  • 1 instalment
  • 2 instalments
  • 10 instalments
  • 12 instalments

Most bills are set to 10 instalments, to change your arrangements contact our Council Tax Team, via the Customer Centre.

Business rates

Business rates can be set up with the following instalment plans:

  • 1 instalment
  • 2 instalments
  • 10 instalments

To discuss or change how you're paying your business rates, contact our Business Rates Team.

Other payment information

You can pay online for other council invoices, including:

  • health and social care
  • parking and traffic charges
  • waste and recycling charges
  • licensing
  • council tax, business rates and rent
  • any other invoices

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