Council tax discounts and exemptions

Other property exemptions

Other properties that may be exempt from council tax include:

  • a hall of residence provided predominantly for students.
  • a dwelling either wholly occupied by students, school or college leavers or by certain spouses or dependants of students as term time accommodation.
  • UK armed forces barracks, married quarters and accommodation for visiting forces.
  • visiting forces accommodation.
  • an unoccupied caravan pitch or boat mooring.
  • a home occupied only by a person or persons aged under 18.
  • a home only occupied by a severely mentally impaired person or persons.
  • a home where at least one liable person is entitled to diplomatic privileges or immunities.
  • granny annexes.

To apply for council tax exemption, please fill in our property exemption form. Send your completed form to:

Revenues and benefits, Lichfield District Council, District Council House, Frog Lane, Lichfield, Staffs WS13 6YX.

Please be aware we may visit your property as part of the application process.