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Your rates help us to deliver community services and facilities such as our road network, sport and recreation facilities, environmental protection, libraries, lifeguards and much more. 

Pay your rates online

For more details on for alternative payment options, refer to your rates notice or our Payment Options page

A rates newsletter is sent out at the end of each July which details how Council uses your rates to deliver services and infrastructure. Rates are issued in July each year and are payable on 30 September, or by four instalments due 31 August, 30 November, 28 February and 31 May.

Average rates by suburb

Types of rates

There are three types of rates levied by council: ordinary rates, special rates and charges.

Ordinary rates are used to provide essential services such as the road network, street lighting, street cleaning, footpaths, parks, sport and recreation facilities, environmental planning and conservation, city rangers, pest control, libraries, town planning and building control, community services and much more. Special rates can be used to fund specific local benefit programs such as activity to increase business or to promote an area.

For more detailed information on the types of rates that Central Coast Council levies and how waste management charges are determined, visit the Rates FAQ page.

See a full list of the 2020-21 rate levies in our current Operational Plan.

Based on 2019 Land Value of $331,800

Annual

Amount

Ordinary Residential Rates$972

Domestic Waste Management Charge*

Three bin waste and recycling collection services with 6 bulk kerbside collections.

*$512 Eastern area waste service or $454 Western area waste service which excludes the garden vegetation bin service

$512

Water Authority Charges

Water, sewerage and drainage service charges

$699.36
Total Annual Rates and Charges$2,158

Land value

Land value is determined by the NSW Valuer General. A general revaluation is conducted every three years and the valuations are provided to Council for rating purposes. Supplementary valuations are provided to Council when a change in land valuation occurs outside of a general revaluation.

All Central Coast properties were revalued as at 1 July 2019 and these new values must be used for rating from1 July 2020 to 30 June 2022.

For more detailed information about land values in relation to your rates, visit the Rates FAQ.

eNotices

eNotices is our customer portal system to view your rates and water notices. This service allows you to login, view and manage your notices online. 

To register for this free service, please follow the steps below:

  1.  Follow the link to centralcoast.enotices.com.au
  2. Sign up using your email and reference number (located on the front of your notice)
  3. Verify through the confirmation link sent to your email
  4. Ener your mobile number and create password

Should you require a copy of your notice or assistance with registering for eNotices, please contact our Customer Service Team on 1300 463 954.

See the full terms and conditions.

Pay your rates

Your rates help us to deliver community services and facilities such as our road network, sport and recreation facilities, environmental protection, libraries, lifeguards and much more. 

Pay your rates online

For more details on for alternative payment options, refer to your rates notice or our Payment Options page.

A rates newsletter is sent out at the end of each July which details how Council uses your rates to deliver services and infrastructure. Rates are issued in July each year and are payable on 30 September, or by four instalments due 31 August, 30 November, 28 February and 31 May.

Average rates by suburb

Types of rates

There are three types of rates levied by council: ordinary rates, special rates and charges.

Ordinary rates are used to provide essential services such as the road network, street lighting, street cleaning, footpaths, parks, sport and recreation facilities, environmental planning and conservation, city rangers, pest control, libraries, town planning and building control, community services and much more. Special rates can be used to fund specific local benefit programs such as activity to increase business or to promote an area.

For more detailed information on the types of rates that Central Coast Council levies and how waste management charges are determined, visit the Rates FAQ page.

See a full list of the 2020-21 rate levies in our current Operational Plan.

Based on 2019 Land Value of $259,000

Annual

Amount

Ordinary Residential Rates$1,192

Domestic Waste Management Charge*

Three bin waste and recycling collection services with 6 bulk kerbside collections.

*$512 Eastern area waste service or $454 Western area waste service which excludes the garden vegetation bin service

$512

Water Authority Charges

Water, sewerage and drainage service charges

$666.89 
Total Annual Rates and Charges$2,346

Land value

Land value is determined by the NSW Valuer General. A general revaluation is conducted every three years and the valuations are provided to Council for rating purposes. Supplementary valuations are provided to Council when a change in land valuation occurs outside of a general revaluation.

All Central Coast properties were revalued as at 1 July 2019 and these new values must be used for rating from1 July 2020 to 30 June 2022.

For more detailed information about land values in relation to your rates, visit the Rates FAQ.

eNotices

eNotices is our customer portal system to view your rates and water notices. This service allows you to login, view and manage your notices online. 

To register for this free service, please follow the steps below:

  1.  Follow the link to centralcoast.enotices.com.au
  2. Sign up using your email and reference number (located on the front of your notice)
  3. Verify through the confirmation link sent to your email
  4. Ener your mobile number and create password

Should you require a copy of your notice or assistance with registering for eNotices, please contact our Customer Service Team on 1300 463 954.

See the full terms and conditions.

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Rates FAQ

Read the answers to these frequently asked questions for information on how we calculate and use your rates plus much more.
Last updated : Thu 27 Aug 2020