About My Rates
The City’s rates are used to fund a range of services including:
- Foreshore and parks
- Library services
- Building control
- Operation of recreational facilities.
A separate annual charge is issued for rubbish services for each property. This covers both weekly 240 litre household rubbish and fortnightly recycling collections.
Rates notices are issued by the City in July each year and are due the following month in August.
In line with the Local Government Act 1995 and the Local Government Financial Management Regulations 1996, Council offers ratepayers a choice of payment of rates by either one, two or four instalments. Please refer to your rates notice for instalment due dates.
eRatesRegister for eRates to receive future rates notices and instalment reminders by email. Rates notices and instalment reminders will be delivered direct to your inbox and you can choose to pay with any of the payment options available - have your assessment number from your current rates notice handy when you register.
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Alternative payment methods
Pay in person at the City of South Perth office between 8.30am-5pm. The City welcomes payment by Cash, Cheque, Money Order or credit card (MasterCard & Visa).
Send a cheque or money order to: City of South Perth, Cnr Sandgate St and South Tce, South Perth WA 6151. Please do not send cash in the mail.
Pay in person at your local post office. Find your local post office here.
Pay by telephone via Post Billpay by calling 13 18 16.
Pay by Bpay via your Financial Institution. (Minimum payment: $25. Maximum payment: $15,000).