Pendle Borough Council
All electronic forms on our website will be unavailable today

Due to an upgrade of the Council's website, all electronic forms will be unavailable today. Forms will be back online at some point tomorrow (Tuesday) once the upgrade has been completed.

Alternative ways to get in touch

Ways to pay

Paying your Council bills

Council Tax and Business Rates

The best way to pay your Council Tax and Business Rates is by direct debit. It's a faster and more secure method of payment. 

Ways to pay your Council bills

  • To set up a direct debit online fill in the Council Tax Direct Debit application form, the Business Rates Direct Debit application form, or call 01282 661818
  • To pay at a time and a place more convenient to you use PayPoint. Find your nearest outlet at 
  • Make an online payment 
  • Cheques and postal orders should be made payable to Borough of Pendle. Post-dated cheques will not be accepted 
  • To make a payment for Council Tax, Housing Rents, Business Rates and Benefits overpayments using our Automated Payment Telephone Line call 0845 3723334 
  • To pay by credit and debit card call us on 01282 661818 or in person. Details of Council shops and opening times are on 
  • To pay by Standing Order include your Council Tax account number, the Council's sort code 30-11-48 and bank account number 00846389 

Money Advice Service

For information on opening bank accounts and managing your money, visit The Money Advice Service

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