How do I get a copy of my rates of notice?
To obtain a copy of your rate notice or water rate notice, the request may be submitted in writing, by email, in person or by telephone.
Copies of notices are only available to the ratepayer, real estate agent (by authority from owner), or acting solicitor..
What is valuation and rate notice?
The Valuer General will send you a Notice of Valuation when your council receives new values. The Notice gives you the chance to consider your land value before your council sets your rates. Councils will use 1 July 2019 land values for rating from 1 July 2020.
What happens if you dont pay rates?
If you don’t pay your rates, the council can take legal action to recover them. The council has two ways it can take legal action: Start proceedings in the local or magistrates court for the amount of the outstanding rates; or. Sell your property.
How is council rate calculated?
Councils must set rates based on the value of each parcel of land in their area. The values are determined by the State Government’s Land and Property Management Authority (LPMA). proportional shift of each property owner’s share of the total burden for rates.
What are council rates in Australia?
Council rates equate to around $4 per day for the average Australian household. A small price to pay for the hundreds of services and facilities that make your community great.
What is a council rate notice?
These rates are part of your local council’s income. They use these fees to fund the community’s infrastructure and services, such as garbage collection and road works. You’re essentially paying for the day-to-day running of your local community.