How Council Tax is calculated and spent

This section outlines how Council Tax will be spent to support our vision and priorities in 2023 to 2024. We also explain in detail how our Council Tax requirement is calculated.

Our vision

Good local services, a prosperous borough and safe, welcoming spaces for all.

Our digital goal

To provide easy-to-use online services for our customers that deliver value and greater independence.

Our priorities

  • Delivering for residents, while keeping costs down
  • A successful borough growing sustainably
  • Healthy, safe and active communities
  • Town centres for all

Current Council Tax charges

The amount you pay each year depends on your property’s valuation band. The lower the band you are in, the less you will pay. This is also affected by the parish you live in, as the amount each parish council charges differs.

View current Council Tax charges