How much is Council Tax in Brighton & Hove?

Council Tax bands and charges in Brighton & Hove

The amount of Council Tax you have to pay depends on which property band your home is in - though your bill will be adjusted if you qualify for any of the Council Tax discounts or exemptions, or if you qualify for help with your Council Tax because you have a low income.

The Council Tax band assigned to your property is based on the property's market value as at 1 April 1991. You can check your property's Council Tax band and find other information on what to do if you want to appeal against the banding of your property at the Valuation Office Website.

Your Council Tax bill includes funding for Sussex Police and East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service.

Different Council Tax charges, as shown in the second table below, apply to properties in:  Rottingdean Parish, Hanover Crescent, Marine Square and Royal Crescent.

Standard Council Tax bands and charges for April 2018 to March 2019


Council Tax for enclosure and Rottingdean Parish residents for April 2018 to March 2019

The gardens at Hanover Crescent, Marine Square and Royal Crescent are funded by charging an additional amount to residents of those areas. Residents of Rottingdean Parish also pay an additional amount for their parish council.