Learn more about how to pay your rates in person, online, BPay, by mail, at the Post Office, by phone or direct debit arrangement. When are rates due, when will you get your rates notice and more.
Council rates are a property based tax. Therefore, the rates you pay are based on the value of the property you own.
Answers to common questions regarding rates and valuations.
View our Rates Forms such as Name Change, Address Change, Personal Authority, Company Authority, Land Information Certificates, Rebates and more.
You can choose to receive your rates and/or animal registration renewal notice(s) electronically by email. Learn more about eNotices and how to sign-up.
Learn more about: conservation land rate, heritage rebates, pension concessions (municipal rates concessions).
The Fire Service Property Levy (FSPL) is a State Government charge that replaces the previous fire levy collected through insurance policies. FSPL was introduced 1 July 2013.
The provisions of the Valuation of Land Act 1960 specify that all Victorian Councils are required to separately rate each part of a property that is able to be separately occupied.
Property valuations are used to calculate how much you pay in rates. From 1 July 2018 Government legislation requires the Council to assess the value of all properties every year.
We are committed to ensuring that surplus Shire owned land is made available for redevelopment and proceeds of land sales are reinvested.
We recognise that some ratepayers may have difficulty paying rates and as a result has available the following measures of assistance.
Differential rating for properties that meet the “Farm land” criteria set out under the Valuation of Land Act 1960 Section 2(1).
If you are deaf, or have a hearing or speech impairment, you can contact us through the National Relay Service.
Visit: National Relay Service
TTY/voice calls: 133 677 Speak and listen: 1300 555 727 SMS relay: 0423 677 767
Please be aware that CCTV cameras are in operation at a number of Shire buildings, including municipal offices, recreation centres and youth centres.
Mornington Peninsula Shire acknowledges and pays respect to the Boon Wurrung / Bunurong people, the traditional custodians of these lands and waters.