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Understanding property rates

Your rates comprise of a number of charges:

The General Charge

This is applied uniformly and calculated as cents in the dollar of Capital Improved Value (CIV). For 2020/2021:

  • The differential general rate is 0.4180 percent on all rateable land in the parishes of North Hamilton and South Hamilton excluding farm land
  • The differential general rate is 0.3344 percent in all rateable farm land in the parishes of North Hamilton and South Hamilton
  • The differential general rate is 0.3344 percent on all other rateable land in the Shire

A Municipal Charge

This contributes towards the administrative costs of running the Council. This charge is $203 for 2020/2021.

A Kerbside Service Charge

This is for the Kerbside collection and disposal of refuse (general waste, recycling and FOGO) in designated "refuse collection areas" and along collection routes for residential properties. For 2020/2021 the charge is $415 ($360 for properties previously receiving the elective organic waste charge).

A Special Rate (YDA)

A special rate of 0.0239 percent of each dollar of the Capital Improved Value be made on all rateable land within the Yatchaw Drainage Area.

For more information regarding rates, please contact the Council's Rates Department.

Contact
Rates Department | Customer Service
111 Brown Street
Hamilton Vic 3300
Phone (03) 5573 0444
Email council@sthgrampians.vic.gov.au

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