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Your City rates

To assist City maintenance and the provision of a wide range of community services, all property owners are required to pay rates and charges.

Use the links below to learn about how rates are calculated, your payment options and more.

What are local government rates?

Rates are an annual payment by residents for living in a local government area. It is common for local governments throughout Australia to charge rates.

Additional charges

Also included on your annual rates notice are charges for other necessary community services. Not all of these additional charges apply to all residents.

Appealing your rates

The valuation of Land Act 1976 (as amended) Part IV sets out the manner in which objections and appeals may be instituted regarding valuations (GRV or UV). If you believe your valuation is incorrect; you can query it.

Pensioner or Senior concessions

Eligible pensioners and seniors may be entitled to claim up to 50% off their Annual Rates and Emergency Services Levy or defer payment.

Emergency Services Levy

Information about the levy charged for fire and emergency services.

Interim notices

Interim notices may be issued for a variety of reasons.

Change your address

When you change address it's helpful to advise us.

Payment methods

To make it as easy as possible to pay your rates, the City of Gosnells offers several different payment methods.

Payment plans

If you're unable to pay your rates in full, you may pay by either the four instalment payment plan or by one of our informal payment plans.

Rates - Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to some questions you may have regarding your rates

Request a free copy of your Rates Notice

Use this form to request a copy of your Rates Notice.

Register to receive your rates notice via email

Register to receive your rates notice via email, starting from 1 July 2017.

Direct debit request

Complete this form to request direct debit payments for your rates.