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Disability Reduction online form

You may be able to get your bill reduced if your home has certain features which are essential, or of major importance, to the well-being of a person with a disability, whether an adult or child, who is resident in the dwelling.

  1. Disabled Persons Banding Reduction
  2. Grounds for Application
    1. Is there any of the following within your household?
  3. Declaration
    1. 1. In assessing this application, the Authority will need to be satisfied:
      • a) that there is a disabled resident who needs either space for a wheelchair (and the wheelchair must be required and used in the house) or a special or additional kitchen, bathroom or other room; and
      • (b) that space or room is essential or of major importance to the well-being of the disabled resident because of the nature and extent of his disability
      • 2. A personal visit will be made to every dwelling where an application for Council Tax for disabilities is received. An appointment will be made for this visit
      • 3. You will be required to confirm continued entitlement to this relief each year. Please note: Failing to supply this information could result in a penalty of £70 being applied to your account for each year of the failure to notify.
  4. Data Protection Clause
    1. For the purposes of current data protection laws the information you supply the Council as part of your application will be used for the purposes of dealing with your request and retained as per our published corporate data protection privacy policy which can be found on the East Herts District Council Data Protection page (this link opens in a new window).

      From time to time this information may be shared with other Council departments and / or outside partners to process your request as effectively as possible. Please confirm you have read the above privacy notice
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