Rates and charges are determined in accordance with the Local Government Act 1989 and Valuation of Land Act 1960. Council's Revenue department handles all questions about rates and is happy to discuss any issues or concerns you might have.
Rate capping information
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Payment options, dates for payment and other payment information.
A table to help you determine what amounts you will pay in rates
Common questions we get about rates and payments.
Find forms for change of address, farm rate, defferral, history, direct debit and more on the forms page
If you don't agree with your property valuation or classification you can object and we will investigate.
Payment options for rates, pet registration and debtor payments.
Surf Coast Shire Council
1 Merrijig Drive (PO Box 350)
Torquay Victoria 3228
03 5261 0600