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*** Attention Adur District Council residents ****
As of 1st October 2017, the administration of Adur District Council work is no longer carried out by CenSus Revenues & Benefits. Please see the Adur & Worthing Councils Website for further information

Business Rates

Business Rates


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What are Business Rates?

Business Rates (formally Non-Domestic Rates) are paid by the owners or occupiers of non-domestic properties.

If you wish to learn more about Business Rates then please see Business Rates Explained 

How to make a Business Rates Payment? 

Make a Payment

Set up a Direct Debit

How to register to pay Business Rates?

Register to pay Business Rates

Business Rates Occupation Form - Printable version

How to inform the Council that you have vacated the premises?

Notify the Council of vacation of premises

Business Rates Vacation Form - Printable version

Print and return to the Census postal address

Sign up to E-Billing

E-billing is the quickest and simplest way to receive your Business Rates bill. Instead of receiving a paper bill we will send an electronic copy to your email address. 

Register for E-Billing

What happens if I don’t pay?

Please see our What happens if I don’t pay page for further information.

Can I view Business Rates data?

Please see our Business Rates Open Data page to view the data we can publish.

If you cannot find what you are looking for then please submit a Freedom of Information request.

Where do your Business Rates go?



Business Rates Explanatory Notes