Ways to pay
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.
You can access your Council Tax and Business Rates accounts online and set up a direct debit.
- Make an online payment
- To make a payment for Council Tax, Housing Rents, Business Rates, Benefits overpayments and Garden Waste Subscriptions using our Automated Telephone Payment Line call 0845 3723334 available 24 hours a day. NB You cannot pay for Planning or Building Control applications on this number
- To pay at a time and a place more convenient to you use PayPoint. Find your nearest outlet at www.allpay.net/outlets
- To pay by Standing Order include your Council Tax account number, invoice number, the Council's sort code 30-11-48 and bank account number 00846389
- Cheques and postal orders will only be accept by post and should be made payable to Borough of Pendle. Post-dated cheques will not be accepted
- To pay by credit and debit card call us on 01282 661661.
For information on opening bank accounts and managing your money, visit The Money Advice Service.
- Council Tax Payments for all Council Tax bills
- Housing Rents Payments for all rent bills
- Business Rates Payments for all business rates bills
- Licensing and Land Charges Payments for all types of retail, charity and animal licenses; taxi licensing; alcohol and gambling licenses; local searches
- Sundry debtors/Invoices - for any payments not covered by one of the other categories. Examples might be: garage rents; land rent; bills for boarding up a property; trade waste invoices; burials
- Fixed Penalty Notices - if you've received a fixed penalty notice from District Enforcement for littering or dog fouling you need to pay them directly
- Environmental Services Payments for pest control services; pollution control; fixed penalty notices; failure to display no smoking signs; fines for smoking in a smoke free place; property inspections for immigration purposes; registrations for acupuncture, tattooing , electrolysis and ear piercing
- Planning or Building Control Payments for building control fees; planning application fees
- Operational Services Payments for bulky/DIY Collections; penalty notices for dog fouling/litter and waste
- Parks, Cemeteries and Outdoor Recreation Payments for fishing permits; funeral expenses; grave searches
- Benefits Overpayments to pay back any money you may owe
- Garden Waste Payments for subscriptions to our Garden Waste Scheme