A home is exempt from Council Tax when it is unoccupied and the tenant or owner is in detention, and previously lived in the home or would live there if they were not detained.
People in detention are:
A home is not exempt if the tenant or owner is serving a sentence for not paying fines or Council Tax.
The exemption lasts as long as the property remains empty and the tenant or owner is detained.
You must tell us about any changes that would mean the home is no longer exempt, for example if the prisoner is released, someone moves into the property, or it is sold or leased to someone else.
This form is for new applications only.
Do not complete this form if you:
Your personal information provided on this form will be used in accordance with the Council’s Personal Information Policy.
We will either reduce the bill or let you know why we have not been able to do so.
If we need more information we will contact you.
Medium - This form usually takes a few minutes to complete
Updated: 12 March 2014