Melton Borough Council

Contaminated recycling will not be collected from October 1st 2019

From 1st October 2019 your recycling bin will not be emptied if it contains non-recyclable item(s) You will need to remove the item(s) and we will empty the bin on your next brown bin collection day.

Click here to see what can go in your brown bins

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.