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Residential rates

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Rates notices are usually sent to ratepayers in July each year. The City of Melbourne offers a range of payment options and methods.

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Pay your rates, understand concession packages, discover what your rates pay for, and read about how we calculate rates and value your property.

Rates notices are usually sent to ratepayers around July. Payments can be made in one lump sum or in instalments.

The City of Melbourne uses the Net Annual Value (NAV) as its basis for calculating rates.

Council rates are a contribution each ratepayer makes towards community services provided by their council. Rates also contribute to running your council.