Council Tax change your address or register

You will need to contact our Council Tax team to tell us about a change of circumstances, this includes:

The following guidance outlines the information you need to provide when you get in touch. Contact details are listed at the bottom of the page.

Council Tax change of address

Moving within or into South Lakeland

Please tell us:

  • your Council Tax reference number (if applicable)
  • the full address
  • the date you moved in
  • the date you were given possession of the property (start date of lease or completion of sale)
  • your previous address if it was in South Lakeland
  • the name of owner and address of owner (if not you)
  • a daytime telephone number

Moving out of South Lakeland

Please tell us:

  • the full address
  • the date the lease was terminated or the sale was completed
  • your new address
  • the name and address of new owner
  • your telephone number
  • whether the property is furnished
  • name and address of landlord if rented

If the amount you need to pay changes we will send a revised bill, or a refund if you have overpaid.

If you have moved house you may also need to update your details to vote.

Register to pay Council Tax

Contact our Council Tax team to register to pay Council Tax for the first time.

Please include:

  • your full name
  • the address of the property
  • the date you moved in
  • the date you were given possession of the property (start date of lease or completion of sale)
  • your previous address
  • the name of owner and address of owner (if not you)
  • a daytime telephone number

Once your account is set up, we will send you a bill with instructions on how and when to pay.

Notify us that the Council Tax payer has passed away

We understand the difficulties faced by families after someone has passed away. Notify us of a death through our tell us once service which will help to reduce the amount of time you need to spend contacting government departments and organisations after someone has died.