Melton Borough Council


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Empty property discounts

From 1st April 2019 some properties will attract a 50% discount whilst standing empty, this will apply to dwellings that are:

  • furnished but unoccupied because the owner is liable for council tax elsewhere in job-related accommodation (certain conditions apply)
  • furnished but unoccupied by service personnel resident in accommodation provided by the Ministry of Defense in England or Wales
  • caravans or houseboats
  • left unoccupied by members of the clergy who are required to live in accommodation provided by the church to perform their duties
Further information or if you wish to request a discount please contact us 
Empty Property Charges
Any discount awarded under the rules that applied in the financial year 2018/19 will cease on 31 March 2019 regardless of whether the 30 day empty period has elapsed or not.