As part of being a property owner, there are additional responsibilities which include 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 the City 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, upkeeping of the parks, recreational grounds, playgrounds and barbecue areas available for you and your families to use.
Dates to remember for the 2022/2023 financial year rates notices:
Council is again offering a 5% discount on your rate component simply by paying your rates by the due date. To be fair to all ratepayers please ensure that you pay by the due date to ensure you are eligible for the discount or are eligible for an instalment option as shown on your rate notice. Please refer to your rate notice for further information.
The 2022-2023 budget was adopted at the 28 June 2022 Ordinary Council Meeting.The overall objective of the rates in the adopted 2022-2023 Annual Budget is to provide for the net funding requirements of the City’s various services, facilities, projects and strategies
The approved cents in the dollar and minimum payments are as follows: