Council tax – apply for a discount on an empty and unfurnished property
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Council tax – apply for a discount on an empty and unfurnished property

​Use this form to apply for a discount on an empty and unfurnished property.

You may not currently be able to use our online council tax forms today, Monday 3 December, because of technical issues that we are trying to resolve.

Who should use this form

You can apply for an empty and unfurnished (class C) council tax discount for a maximum of 28 days from the date that your property becomes both unoccupied and substantially unfurnished.

After this time, if the property is still empty you must pay the full council tax.

Before you complete the form

To apply for a discount you will need to log into your My Lewisham account. If you don’t have one already, please click 'Log in and apply for a discount' below then choose 'register' and follow the instructions to create your account.

How to complete the form

After you log in you can complete the form:

  • It should take between five and 10 minutes to complete.
  • You will need to have the council tax account number for the empty property.