A home is exempt from Council Tax if it is unoccupied and:
This does not include people who spend only short periods in a hospital, nursing or care home and intend to return home. The hospital, nursing or care home must be their main home.
The hospital must be:
The home must provide care and/or treatment and be:
The exemption will last for as long as the circumstances remain the same.
You must tell us about any changes that would mean the property is no longer exempt, for example if the person moves back home, or someone else moves in or the property is sold.
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: 5 December 2017