Useful information about the payment process
The council's secure online payment system is available 24 hours a day.
You'll be taken to a secure website, where you'll be asked for your credit or debit card details. To make sure it goes smoothly, the system checks your account details before your payment is completed.
Please note: if paying by credit card, an automatic surcharge of 1.72% will be added to your transaction total. No surcharge will be applied to debit card payments.
Reference number you will need to make your payment (this will change depending on what you are paying).
You can pay the following council services online
– IMPORTANT: your reference number is the nine digit reference as displayed on your council tax bill
- IMPORTANT: your reference number is the eight digit reference as displayed on your business rates bill
Click here to pay planning applications - IMPORTANT: your reference is either the Planning Portal Reference (e.g. PP-123456) or the Planning Application Reference (e.g. P16/V1234/HH).
Housing Benefit Overpayments - IMPORTANT: your reference number is the eight digit reference beginning with a 3 as displayed on your housing benefit overpayment invoice
Please note: The payments system is not compatible with older web browsers that use SSLv2 or lower encryption. If your web browser is using SSLv2 or lower please upgrade your browser to a new version.
Last reviewed: 15 - 11 - 2016