Bank holiday waste and recycling collection dates:
After the Spring bank holiday, the refuse and recycling collections will operate one day later than usual. Therefore Monday's collection will take place on Tuesday and so on until Friday's waste is collected on Saturday 30 May.
Election results for St Albans, and Hitchin and Harpenden UK Parliamentary Constituencies and for the District and Parish Council elections can be found on our website.
Webcam on St Peter's Street:
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Date of last review: 07 May 2015
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You can now choose to pay your Council Tax by 12 monthly instalments
Further information is available here.
By direct debit
Direct Debit is the easiest, most convenient and cost effective way to pay your Council Tax. If you wish to pay by direct debit, please complete our:
If you would prefer to complete a paper copy of the direct debit mandate a printable copy is available to download from the link below. Please complete and return the direct debit mandate to:
The Revenues Service St Albans District Council
The Civic Offices St Peter's Street
Herts AL1 3JE
Pay securely online at e-paycapita.com.
Please note that if you pay by credit card a 2% surcharge is added to cover administration costs. There is no surcharge for debit card payments.
Telephone Payment Line
We operate an automated telephone payment line which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for debit and credit card payments up to a value of £4,000. Please note that a 2% transaction fee will be added for credit card payments.
The automated telephone line number is (0161) 7853880.
If you wish to pay your Council Tax by standing order you must instruct your Bank to make the payments to us. In addition to your Council Tax reference number, you will need our bank account details which are as follows:
Bank Account Number: 01403818 Sort Code: 40 40 01
Post Office & Payzone Outlets
You can pay your Council Tax by cash, debit card, cheque or postal order at any Post Office or any shop displaying a payzone sign with one of our payment cards. If you do not have a payment card please call us on 01727 819204/819205 and we will arrange to send one to you.
Please note that there is a maximum limit of £300 for payments made at any payzone outlet.
Payments by debit card, credit card, cheque and postal order can be made at the Council Offices during normal working hours.
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Your Council Tax bill
The annual Council Tax bills for the financial year 2014/2015 will be sent to our residents on 13 March 2014.
Council Tax exemptions
Some homes (occupied or unoccupied) may be exempt from Council Tax under certain circumstances.