Drainage Rates

Under the Land Drainage Act 1991, all occupiers of agricultural land and/or buildings within the district are legally obliged to pay drainage rates. Special levies are paid to the Board by the local charging authorities in respect of domestic and commercial properties.

Drainage rates and special levies for the current year can be found here:

IOA Drainage Rates 2021

Drainage rates are issued annually and the financial year runs from 1st April to 31st March.

Full details of all payment methods available are available to download here:

Payment Methods

For Rating payments and enquiries please call 01427 809252.

Please remember to inform us if you buy or sell any agricultural land and/or buildings so that we can amend your drainage rate bill.