Melton Borough Council

Council Tax scam alert

Please be aware that Melton Borough Council will not contact you via phone regarding a refund and ask for your bank details. If you have been affected by this please call Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040

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.