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Council tax: new or altered properties

Please complete the form below for other changes to properties that will affect the council tax banding, for example:

  • New property
  • Demolition of property
  • Merging properties
  • Splitting properties

Request council tax banding changes for new or altered properties

Completion notices for new-build properties

We will issue a "completion notice" to the owner of a new-build property when we consider a property is complete, or the work remaining to be done on a new building can reasonably be expected to be completed within 3 months.

The completion notice specifies the completion day, which is the day on which it becomes a dwelling for council tax purposes. It is then entered into the valuation list with effect from that date.

Once a new-build is served with a completion notice a council tax bill will be issued.

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Contact us

Local Taxation Section
London Borough of Merton
PO Box No 559

Phone: 020 8274 4904
Fax: 020 8545 3960

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