Pay council rent, Council Tax or Business Rates

Pay council rent, Council Tax or Business Rates

  • Our customer service centre is moving

    From mid December our customer service team will be just a short walk away at Chesterfield Town Hall on Rose Hill - get directions here.

    Please note: our new customer service centre will not accept payments - find out other ways to pay.

We offer a range of ways for you to make your payments to us.

The easiest way is to pay online through our secure payments service:


Ways to pay rent, Council Tax and Business Rates

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Direct Debit is the easiest way to pay, and your payments are protected by the Direct Debit Guarantee.

You can set up your Direct Debit online, over the phone, or by sending us a form through the post.

What do you want to pay by Direct Debit?

Use your debit or credit card to pay online through our secure payments system:

You can also pay securely by phone - call 0345 602 0214.

Accepted debit cards:

  • Visa Electron
  • Visa Delta
  • Switch/Maestro
  • Solo

Accepted credit cards:

  • Visa
  • Mastercard (not American Express)

No charge is added for debit or credit card payments.

Please note: our online payments system uses temporary cookies to keep track of your progress as you complete the form, but they will be deleted when you close your browser.

Use the barcode printed on your letter, bill or payment card. Get your barcode here.

Some Post Offices and PayPoint outlets may have different opening times, so please check before travelling.

Please note: allow a minimum of four working days for the payment to reach us when paying by at a PayPoint location or at the Post Office.

Arrange direct with your bank or through online banking, and quote your rent reference number.

If you pay by standing order you need to tell your bank to amend your payments if they change (such as your yearly increase).

Bank branch: Lloyds Bank, Chesterfield
Sort code: 30-00-02
Account name: Chesterfield Suspense
Account number: 02055134

You must also quote your account reference.

Please note: allow a minimum of four working days for the payment to reach us when paying by standing order or online banking.

Cheques and postal orders should be crossed and made payable to Chesterfield Borough Council.

Send your cheque or postal order to:

Chesterfield Borough Council
Town Hall
Rose Hill
Chesterfield
S40 1LP

On the back of the cheque or postal order please write the name of the tenant or bill payer, along with the address and billing account number.

Post-dated cheques are not accepted. Please do not send cash through the post.

Business Rates remittance advices

To send us a remittance advice confirming that a Business Rates account has been paid, email cashiers@chesterfield.gov.uk

If you have any queries please contact our customer services team for advice.


Last updated on 06 November 2023