The Council Tax helps to pay for the services provided by all the local authorities in the area including Derbyshire Dales District Council, Derbyshire County Council, Derbyshire Police Authority, Derbyshire Fire Authority and the Town or Parish Council where you live.
Derbyshire Dales District Council needs income to provide services to the community including refuse collection, housing, leisure facilities, planning and development services and environmental services.
There are rules for who is liable to pay the Council Tax. In general, where a dwelling is occupied, the owners (if it is owner/occupied) or tenants (if it is rented) will be liable, provided they are aged 18 or over. Only persons aged 18 or over are classed as residents of a dwelling.