Council Tax Information

There are about 32,500 households in the Torridge District Area, each household has a liability to pay council tax, although in some cases exemptions or discounts apply.

From April 2013 all Council Taxpayers will have the right to pay by 12 Instalments if they choose to do so. In addition the Council will be offering 3 additional payments dates to give customers more flexibility in meeting their payment obligations. The payment dates available are the 1st , 7th , 15th 21st & 28th. Anyone wishing to change their payment details should contact the Council Tax team to discuss their requirements on 01237 428900.

Council Tax was introduced on the 1st April 1993 and replaced the Community Charge ("Poll Tax") with a tax based on the value of dwellings.

If you have moved into, out of or within Torridge and wish to notify us of your change of address to allow correct Council Tax billing please click on the 'Related Article' link to the right.

If you would like to pay your Council Tax please follow the Pay Your Bills Online link on the right of this page.

You can also pay using our automated telephone payment line 0300 7900 215

Council Tax Team - Office Opening Hours


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday    9.00am to 4.30pm