Before you start the application make sure that the property is the main residence of at least one disabled person and it has at least one of the following features:

  • a room (other than a bathroom, kitchen or toilet) used by, and required to meet the needs of, the disabled person
  • an additional bathroom or kitchen for use by the disabled person
  • extra space inside the property to allow for the use of a wheelchair - wheelchairs for outdoor use only are excluded.

There's more information about the disabled band reduction scheme .

By law you must tell within 21 days of any change that may affect your entitlement to a discount. To falsely claim a discount is a criminal offence and we may prosecute.