Self contained annexes are banded separately to the main property. Depending on the circumstances there may be a discount or exemption due.

Occupied Annexes
From 1 April 2014, annexes occupied as part of the main home or lived in by a relative can receive a 50% discount. Further information can be found on the back of our  Icon for pdf Occupied Annexe application form [43.95KB].

A Icon for pdf Class W (granny annexe) [40.78KB]exemption may apply if the relative is:

  • aged 65 or over,
  • is considered by a Doctor to be severely mentally impaired, or
  • substantially and permanently disabled.

Unoccupied Annexes
If your annexe is unoccupied and has a planning condition preventing it being used independently to the main property, then you may qualify for exempt Class T (unoccupied annexe).  Contact us at providing details and the planning reference.

If you qualify for a Council Tax reduction you must tell us within 21 days if there is a change that might affect it. We can impose a £70 penalty if you do not tell us about a change.

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