There are several easy and convenient ways to pay the council. 

Pay online

You can make a payment online for the following services:

  • Business rates
  • Council Tax payments
  • Council invoices
  • Rent
  • Housing Benefit Overpayments
  • Fixed Penalty Notices (e.g. litter or dog fouling fines)

Make a payment online

The following have their own page for you to make payment:

Card provider security checks

You may be subject to an additional security check when making a card payment via our website. Dependent on your card provider, you may be asked to log onto your mobile banking app or provide a code which you receive via text or similar.

Pay by phone

Call our automated payments line on 01474 337788 to pay for the following:

  • Business rates
  • Council Tax
  • Council invoices
  • Housing Benefit Overpayments
  • Parking fine
  • Rent

Our automated payment line is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Direct Debit

Direct Debit is a really easy way of making regular payments to us. You can set up a Direct Debit to pay for the following services:

Bank transfer or standing order

You can pay for the following services via your own bank's internet payment system:

  • Council Tax
  • Council Invoices
  • Business Rates
  • Rent

You will need your reference or account number when making your payment. Our bank account details are:

  • Bank: Lloyds Bank
  • Sort code: 30-93-60
  • Account number: 54599860

When setting up a standing order, include the amount, reference, when and how often you want the payment to come out. 

Post Office and Pay Point 

There are various Pay Point outlets and Post Offices across the borough where you can make payments. Use the Pay Point Locator to find your nearest Pay Point outlet.

The barcode on the front of your bill will be scanned and you will be given a receipt. You can pay by cash, debit card or cheque. Please note that it can take up to six working days before your payment will reach your account.