As part of being a property owner, there is an added responsibility of ensuring that your annual rates are paid as shown on your rate notice. Each year the City issues the rates in August with a due date 35 days later in September.
Your rates provide Council with part of the revenue needed to manage all the services and facilities which make the City an attractive place to live. These include the paths you walk or ride along every day, parks and gardens and recreational grounds, including the playgrounds and barbecue areas available for you and your families to use.
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the City has met the State Government's request for a zero rate revenue increase for 2020-2021. City of Belmont Councillors unanimously voted to incorporate into its Financial Hardship Policy (COVID-19), a one-off payment up to the value of $250 for residential ratepayers who receive a rates increase resulting from the Gross Rental Value (GRV) revaluation. This financial assistance is in addition to measures introduced as part of the City's COVID-19 Financial Assistance Package.
Find out more about the City's Financial Hardship Policy (COVID-19) and how to apply.
Dates to remember for the 2020/2021 financial year rate notices
||Monday, 24 August 2020
||Tuesday, 29 September 2020|
||Monday, 2 November 2020
||Monday, 30 November 2020|
||Wednesday 30 December 2020
||Monday, 1 Februay 2021|
||Wednesday 4 March 2021
||Thursday 1 April 2021|