Armidale Regional Council provides a 24 hour, 7 day a week Online Service function for payments, certificate lodgement and accessing Council's property and application registers. 

To pay your rates please go to our Self Service page.

Sign up to receive your rates notice online

Other Payment Options

You can continue to use POSTbillpay to pay your rates.

Other methods of payments are as follows:

  • Cash*
  • Eftpos*
  • Cheque*
  • Your closest Post Office
  • For Credit card payments over the phone, call 13 18 16. Ensure you have your assessment number ready.
  • By BPAY. The BPAY number is 17376, and the reference number is your assessment number.

* Armidale Residents: To make a payment by cash, eftpos or cheque, please come and see the Customer Service Staff at 135 Rusden Street, Armidale.

* Guyra Residents: To make a payment by cash, eftpos or cheque please come and see the Customer Service Staff at 158 Bradley Street, Guyra.

To find out more about how rates are charged in NSW visit the Office of Local Government website

If you disagree with your categorisation, application for a review of your category (under Section 525, Local Government Act 1993) is available via the link below. Fill in the form and email to council@armidale.nsw.gov.au. Council will notify you of its decision concerning your request. If you are dissatisfied with Council's decision you may (under Section 526, Local Government Act 1993) within 30 days of Council's decision lodge an appeal to the Land and Environment Court.

Application for Change in Category of Land for Rating Purposes 2017 - 2018 (PDF 274.1KB)


Auction of properties to recover unpaid rates

An auction occurred on Friday 14 September 2018 to recover unpaid rates. The following properties still remain for sale. 

 Property Address

20 Stella Street, Hillgrove NSW 2350 Lots 15-17 Sec 12 DP 758519 3035m2  Vacant

5 Brackin Street, Hillgrove NSW 2350 Lot 373 DP 755834 1005.4m2 Vacant

3 Brackin Street, Hillgrove NSW 2350 Lot 374 DP 755834 1005.4m2 Vacant

83 Brackin Street, Hillgrove NSW 2350 Lot 1 Sec 21 DP 755834 771.43m2 Vacant

23 Ollera Street, Guyra NSW 2365 Lot 1 DP 1116872 & 520.5m2 Vacant
Lot 32 DP 1204125 Land

24 Mann Street, Armidale NSW 2350 Lot 10 DP 862908 7285m2 Vacant

27 Duval Steet, Armidale NSW 2350 Lot 1 DP 29410 815.7m2 Vacant

36 Uralla Road, Armidale NSW 2350 Lot 16 DP 242531 765.1m2 Shipping


For more information or offers contact Peter Cooke, Richardson & Wrench. Phone 6771 1776 or 0419 698 933

Properties now still available (PDF 808.5KB)

Property owners having difficulty paying their rates are strongly advised to contact Council to discuss possible assistance measures.