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You may be entitled to a reduction of your Council Tax if your home has certain adaptations for an adult or child with a disability.
Please read the application criteria below, before you apply.
If we approve your application, we will reduce your bill to the next band down. For example, if your home is in band D, your bill will be reduced to the amount for a band C property.
You can apply for someone else. Choose “Continue without registering” to access your form
For disablement relief the property must:
‘Qualifying person’ - means someone who is substantially and permanently disabled.
‘Required to meet the needs’ - means anything essential or very important for the qualifying person’s wellbeing because of their disability.
There must be either:
Where there’s a specific room to meet the person’s needs (not a bathroom, kitchen or toilet), this room’s main purpose must be directly related to the person’s disability. Examples may include a room which:
A ground floor bedroom is unlikely to qualify if it functions only as a bedroom.