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Make a payment of Council Tax

You can pay your Council Tax by many methods but the easiest way to pay regularly is by monthly Direct Debit.

Make sure you have your Council Tax account number to hand when you want to make a payment. You'll find that on your bill.
 

Pay now via our website

You can make payment 24 hours a day. Please click on this link to make a secure payment.
 

Pay by Direct Debit

Save yourself time and money by paying by Direct Debit, this is also our preferred method of receiving your payments as it is the most cost effective method of collection.

Please telephone us on 01803 863414 and our Customer Services Team will be able to set one up for you over the telephone. We can offer you a choice of payment dates:

  • 1st of the month
  • 15th of the month
  • 28th of the month
       

Pay by Debit Card or Credit Card

You can make payment 24 hours a day by calling our automated payment line on 0845 0758556 alternatively call the Customer Service Team on 01803 863414 during opening hours.

Please note that an additional charge of 1.5% will be payable on all credit card transactions.
 

Pay by Standing Order, internet banking or in person at a bank, building society or Post Office

The council's bank account details are:

Bank

The Co-operative Bank

Account name

South Hams District Council

Account number

61076523

Sort code

08-90-21

You must quote these details when making the payment. Your reference number for the payment will be your Council Tax account number.

A fee may be chargeable for each transaction and you should check this before you make your payment

Pay in person 

The council accepts payments at the cash office at Follaton House, Totnes from Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 5:00pm.

Click here for information on How to Find Our Offices. Cheque's should be made payable to "South Hams District Council" and crossed 'a/c payee'. Please write your Council Tax account number on the back of your cheque.

By Post

Please send your payment to South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5NE. Cheque's should be made payable to "South Hams District Council" and crossed 'a/c payee'. Please write your Council Tax account number on the back of your cheque. Receipts will not be issued for payment by cheque, unless specifically requested.

Do not send cash through the post. A receipt will not be issued unless a stamped addressed envelope is supplied.