Council tax reductions for holiday homes

You may get a 50% discount on your council tax if your property is a purpose built holiday home.


You may get a discount if your property is a property used for holiday purposes and which can't be occupied all year because of licensing or planning regulations.

Apply for a discount

You will need to provide information on:

  • your council tax account
  • your name and contact details
  • the property you live in
  • the property you are claiming a reduction for
  • any relevant dates of occupation

You can also call 030 33 33 3005 or visit one of our customer service centres .

What happens next

We aim to deal with applications within 14 days of receiving all of the relevant information. Your account will be updated as soon as a decision is made.

Changes in your circumstances

You should always let us know if your circumstances change for any reason.

Page last updated: 20/10/2023
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