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Council Tax

Vacant and Unfurnished and Newly Completed Properties

Mid Sussex District Council

No discount is offered for vacant and unfurnished and newly completed properties.

If a property remains empty and unfurnished for longer than two years then a further 50% charge will be applied. Unless:

  • Persons living away from home due to work commitments with the Ministry of Defence. E.g. service personnel posted away from home.
    • The empty property must be the person's main home.
  • Annexes which form or are part of the main house.

Horsham District Council

No discount is offered for vacant and unfurnished and newly completed properties.

If a property remains empty and unfurnished for longer than two years then a further 50% charge will be applied.