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Change of Address

Ratepayers should always notify in writing any change of postal address.


Rate Enquiries: For further information regarding rates, including payment difficulties, please contact Council's Rates Officer on 8633 9734.


In accordance with the provisions of Section 181 of the Local Government Act a statutory fine of 2% must be added to rates unpaid by the due date. Each month thereafter a further fine of the prescribed percentage must be added. It is therefore in your interest to pay rates as soon as possible.

Recovery of Rates

Where rates are not paid by the applicable due dates, monies owing may be recovered by action in any Court of Competent Jurisdiction or by requiring the occupier to pay the rent to the Council in satisfaction of such rates, or by sale of property where the rates have been due and owing for not less than three years.

Rate Notice by Email


Did you know you can now have your rates notice sent to you by email instead of a printed notice via post?

Receiving your rates notice electronically will make it easier and more convenient for you to manage your accounts, save paper and reduce waste.

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More Information on Rating Policy and Planning

Rate Rebate Application Form 2018-19 (74 kb)

Rating Strategy 2018-28 (28 kb)

Rating Strategy 2018-28 FAQ

2017-18 Rating Strategy (25 kb)

2017-18 Rates Policy (437 kb)

2016-17 Rates Policy (94 kb)

2016-17 Rating Strategy (25 kb)

2013 Rating Review Report (358 kb) 

Council Rate Concessions (338 kb)



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Contact Us
Council Address
115 Ellen Street
PO Box 45
Port Pirie SA 5540
Opening Hours
Monday - Friday
9.00am - 5.00pm