Rates reductions, remissions, rebates and relief.
Apply for 2020/21 rates payment extension due to financial hardship arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.
You could get a rates reduction as part of the Government's rate rebate scheme, which provides rates assistance to low income earners.
Let us know if you demolish a building, so we can adjust your Rating Value and rates charges.
Your rates payments may be postponed if payment would create financial hardship.
The Council will remit or postpone rates on Maori Land in some circumstances.
If you have had a low pressure pump installed on your property since the 2010/11 Canterbury earthquakes you may be eligible for a rates remission.
Rates remissions may be available to properties owned and used by not-for-profit community or sports organisations.
Earthquake rates remissions stopped on 1 July 2017. You need to tell us if your property has un-repaired damage that's likely to affect its Rating Valuation.