How rates are calculated

Rates are calculated based on the land value of your property as supplied by the NSW Government Land and Property Information.  

Land value 

The land value of your property does not include the value of your home. If you own a strata title property, the land value of the entire site is divided by the unit entitlement (listed on your strata plan), to ascertain the land value for each unit.

Rates and charges 

Rate in the dollar is a formula, based on land value and usage, which is reviewed by Council each year.

Georges River Council rates are due to be paid by the following dates:

  • 31 August
  • 30 November
  • 28 February
  • 31 May

If people choose to pay their rates annually then the whole amount is due by 31 August each year.

Charges 

Rate in the dollar is a formula, based on land value and usage, which is reviewed by Council each year. The 2019 - 2020 rate in the dollar for each type of land is:
 

Rating Structure for 2019/2020 

If you formerly paid rates to Kogarah City Council, the following rating structure applies: If you formerly paid rates to Hurstville City Council, the following rating structure applies: 
Residential Rate - $0.0012747 Residential Rate - $0.0015895
Business Rate - $0.0031519 Business Rate - $0.0040559
Commercial Rate - $0.0040920 Minimum Rates - $570.88
Industrial Rate - $0.0042025 Domestic Waste Annual Service Charge - $443.63
Minimum Rates - $942.24  
Domestic Waste Annual Service Charge - $464.88  
Stormwater Management Charge: $12.50 residential strata; $25 non-strata residential property; $25 for every 350 square meters, or part thereof for a non-residential property; $5 business strata.


















For additional information please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions – Rates and Charges.
 
 

 
We monitor all feedback and endeavour to use your comments to improve our website. Please include your email address.

 
 

Did you find this content useful?

Yes
No
Thank you for your feedback.