Rates, levies, fees & charges


Ku-ring-gai Council administers various laws and regulations to help maintain and improve services and facilities for the community.

These services may include community services, sporting and recreation services, environmental planning, public health, environmental protection, waste collection, road maintenance and safety. The rates you pay allow Council to fund these services.

A full list of capital works planned for the year and where our priority spend areas are can be found in Council's Operational Plan.

The annual rate notice is issued at the end of July each year. Rates can be paid in full by 31 August, or in quarterly instalments due 31 August, 30 November, 28 February and 31 May.

Important Rates information due to Covid-19

If you are paying in full, your rates are due on or before 30 September 2020.

The due dates for quarterly instalments for the 2020/21 financial year are:

Instalment  Due date 
1 30 September 2020
2 30 November 2020
28 February 2021 
4 31 May 2021

The interest rate for the 2020/21 financial year has been set as:

0% for the period 1 July 2020 to 31 December 2020 inclusive.

7% for the period 1 January 2021 to 30 June 2021 inclusive.

View Local Government (General) Amendment (COVID-19) Regulation 2020

Would you like to go paperless for rates?

Ku-ring-gai Council offers electronic registration for residents to receive their notices via email with the notice attached as a pdf.

You can also register to receive your rates through BPAY View by logging on to your internet banking.

For more rates information please see our Rates FAQs.

Fees and Charges

View Council's adopted Fees and Charges for the 2020-21 financial year (pdf. 3MB).