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How Rates are Calculated

Glenorchy City Council uses a property’s Assessed Annual Value (AAV) as provided by the Valuer General.  If you want to find out more about property valuations, click here.

 

Council then multiplies a property’s AAV with a cents-in-the-dollar figure determined by Council for each type of rate.

 

For example a property might have an AAV of 12,000 and Council determines that the general rate for the year will be 6.62 cents in the dollar.  This property would then be charged $794.40 for its General rate (12000 x .0662).

General Rates
This charge covers a variety of services including:

  • roads, footpaths and kerbing
  • parks and gardens
  • planning
  • immunisation
  • community halls
  • community activities
  • administration

Revaluation Rate
The revaluation rate is levied to cover the cost of the periodical full revaluation of the municipal by the Valuer General.  If you want to find out more about property revaluations, click here.

Fire Levy RateThe Fire levy is collected on behalf of the State Fire Commission (this is not Council owned or operated).

Waste Bin charges
Council charges a flat rate for garbage wheelie bins and recycling wheelie bins.  To find out more about Council’s waste services, click here.

 

All Council rates are GST exempt except for waste bins on Commercial properties.