What is council tax?

Council tax is payable on every domestic property and pays part of the cost of services provided by the council.

These services include:

  • education
  • fire and police services
  • roads
  • libraries
  • rubbish collections
  • planning

Council tax fees are worked out based on your property’s banding.

Council Tax is a daily charge that is paid over 10 or 12 monthly instalments.


If you have any questions realting to refuse collection, please call Horsham District Council on 01403 215100.

What are you looking for?

Moving house?

If you are moving house then you need to register for council tax at your new address.

You should also let us know if you are moving out of the district (so we stop charging you).

Further information

Horsham Recycling Leaflet

Sussex Police Leaflet

West Sussex County Council Leaflet