How much is Council Tax in Brighton & Hove?

Council Tax bands and charges in Brighton & Hove

The Council Budget for 2018/19 was agreed on 22 February 2018 and included a council tax rise of 5.99% for the year ahead. Updated charges for April 2018 to March 2019 will be available on this page soon. 

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.

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 2017 to March 2018


Council Tax for enclosure and Rottingdean Parish residents for April 2017 to March 2018

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.