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You can apply for many services online, just follow the links below:

Council tax

Pay your council tax via direct debit

Council tax - receive your bill electronically

Change of address form for council tax

Change of circumstances form for council tax

Council tax requested evidence form

Council tax refund form

Council tax tenancy information form (Landlords can advise us of a change of occupancy to their property)

Enquiry form

Discount and help applicationĀ forms

ApprenticeĀ discount application form

Care workers and carers discount application form

Child benefit recipients discount application form

Disabled band reduction application form

Detention discount application form

Empty and unfurnished discount application form

Exceptional hardship relief form for council tax

Council tax occupied annexe discount

Patients in hospital or care home discount application form

School/college leavers discount application form

Second home discount application form

Severely mentally impaired discount application form

Single occupancy discount application form

Council tax single person discount cancellation form

Students discount application form

Uninhabitable discount application form

Youth training trainees discount application form


Change of circumstances

Benefits change of circumstances form including moving out of the area

Benefits change of address form due to moving within the area

Benefits application form for extra bedroom provision due to a disabled person [docx] 30KB

Apply for support

Discretionary housing payment claim form

Extra bedroom provision due to a disabled child application form [docx] 33KB

Housing benefit and council tax support claim form

Council tax exceptional hardship relief form

Supporting documentation

Benefits requested evidence form

Self-employed earnings form

Business rates

Pay your business rates via direct debit

Occupation form - advising of occupation of business premises

Small business rate relief

Vacation form - to advise when moving out of business premises

Business rates refund form


Social housing application

Garage application [pdf] 77KB

Disabled facilities grant

Right to buy your home (RTB1 form)

Right to Buy Additional Information [pdf] 146KB

Planning and Building Control

Planning applications

Building regulations application forms and fees


Permits and season tickets

Councillors and meetings

Speak at a council meeting

Speak at Planning Committee





Ashford general income and expenditure form

Note: Questions marked by * are mandatory