Rates due dates and penalties

Find due dates for rates and water rates.
The next rates instalment is due 20 November 2020.

When are rates due?

The 2020/2021 rates instalments due dates are:

Instalment 1 Instalment 2 Instalment 3 Instalment 4
20 August 2020 20 November 2020 22 February 2021 20 May 2021

Penalties

Under Section 57 and 58 of the Local Government (Rating) Act 2002 Council prescribes a penalty of five percent (5%) of the amount of rate instalments remaining unpaid after the due date to be added on the following dates:

Instalment 1 Instalment 2 Instalment 3 Instalment 4
21 August 2020 23 November 2020 23 February 2021 21 May 2021
  • On 3 July 2020, a further penalty of five percent (5%) will be added to rates (including previously applied penalties) that remain unpaid from previous years on 2 July 2020. 
  • On 5 January 2021, a further penalty of five percent (5%) will be added to any portion of previous years rates (including previously applied penalties) still remaining unpaid on 3 January 2021.

Penalties will not be charged on a rating unit where Council has agreed to a programme for payment of rate arrears or where a direct debit programme is in place and payments are being honoured.

Metered water rates due dates
Metered water rates penalties

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