Who Pays Local Government Rates?

The City of Vincent levies rates each year to fund Council services such as maintenance of parks, library services, roads, health, sanitation, building control and operation of recreational facilities.

Annual Rates Notices are issued by the City of Vincent early in the financial year and are due 35 days from the date of issue.

Anyone owning residential or commercial property in the City of Vincent is a ratepayer of the City and is required to pay rates. Some government bodies, educational and registered charitable organisations are exempt from paying Council rates.