An unoccupied property that is held for a minister of religion is exempt from council tax. The exemption applies to a property held for a minister of any religious denomination as a residence from which to perform the duties of their office.
You must provide a letter from the diocese or relevant body confirming that the property is being held empty for occupation by a minister of religion. The letter must include details on what duties will be performed from the property.
How to apply
You need to download and complete the application form and send it to the address on the form.
Resident members of a religious community may qualify for a council tax discount for people in religious communities.