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Council Tax Bands and Charges in Christchurch 2019/20

Council Tax harmonisation

Historically, the amount of Council Tax you paid for your council services differed, based on whether you lived in Bournemouth, Christchurch or Poole. 

To address this issue in a way that is fair to all residents, BCP Council and the Government has agreed a process known as Council Tax harmonisation. This means that, over an agreed period of time, the 3 Council Tax levels within the BCP Council area will eventually become the same.

The process of Council Tax harmonisation for BCP Council is based on the following principles:

  • Council Tax levels levied by BCP Council will not exceed the maximum annual increase permitted by the Government.

  • Council Tax bills for Christchurch households will be frozen or reduced until the harmonised rate is achieved across the entire BCP Council area.  

Bands and Charges of the other BCP areas

Charges for 2019/2020

Christchurch: Unparished Area

Christchurch: Unparished Area
 Band Charge

Band A

1,269.16

Band B

1,480.69

Band C

1,692.22

Band D

1,903.75

Band E

2,326.81

Band F

2,749.87

Band G

3,172.91

Band H

3,807.50

Parish: Burton 

Parish: Burton
 Band Charge

Band A

1,277.81

Band B

1,490.78

Band C

1,703.75

Band D

1,916.72

Band E

2,342.66

Band F

2,768.60

Band G

3,194.53

Band H

3,833.44

Parish: Christchurch Town

Parish: Christchurch Town
 Band Charge

Band A

1,287.75

Band B

1,502.38

Band C

1,717.01

Band D

1,931.64

Band E

2,360.90

Band F

2,790.16

Band G

3,219.39

Band H

3,863.28

Parish: Highcliffe and Walkford

Parish: Highcliffe and Walkford
 Band Charge

Band A

1,287.55

Band B

1,502.15

Band C

1,716.74

Band D

1,931.34

Band E

2,360.53

Band F

2,789.72

Band G

3,218.89

Band H

3,862.68

Parish: Hurn

Parish: Hurn
 Band Charge

Band A

1,288.15

Band B

1,502.84

Band C

1,717.54

Band D

1,932.23

Band E

2,361.32

Band F

2,791.01

Band G

3,220.38

Band H

3,864.46

Parish precepts

If you live in a Parished area, your full Council Tax amount will be higher as you will be contributing towards your parish council services.

Band D Precepts - Parish & Town Councils

Band D Precepts - Parish & Town Councils

 Parish/Town 2018/192019/20

Burton Parish Council

13.08

12.97

Christchurch Town Council

N/A

27.89

Highcliffe and Walkford

N/A

27.59

Hurn Parish Council

27.93

28.48

Council tax bands and charges information for Christchurch Borough Council (including Parishes) 2018/19

Council Tax appeals

Find out how to challenge your Council Tax band

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