How to pay your Council Tax

You can pay in the following ways:


Pay Online

You can make online payments 24/7 - including weekends and evenings - using our secure website:

Pay Your Council Tax Online


Direct Debit

You can get access to a choice of payment dates if you pay by Direct Debit.

Pay Your Council Tax By Direct Debit


Credit or Debit Card

You can make card payments 24/7 - including weekends and evenings - by calling our secure automated phone service on 03300 576 170.  

Calls cost three pence per minute plus your provider’s access charge. 

Please note - we do not issue receipts for credit/ debit card payments.


Bank Transfer

You can pay by bank transfer by giving your bank your Council Tax reference number and these details;

  • Bank: Lloyds Bank, 1 Legg Street, Chelmsford. CM1 1JS
  • Sort code: 30-91-56
  • Account number: 00465509