Below is a list of services which can be paid for online

Make an online payment next to an orange circle with a white pound sign on it.Please make sure that you have your credit or debit card to hand when paying online.

You will be re-directed to an external site ( This is our secure payment bureau hosted by Capita, who are certified by Visa and MasterCard.

Remember, genuine emails from us will always advise you to go through to and will not include direct links to payment pages. If you are in any doubt as to the validity of an email or phone call from Ashford Borough Council, please contact us.

Council tax

Pay your council tax online (no direct debit)

Set up a direct debit to pay your council tax

Fixed Penalty Notices

Litter or pet waste fixed penalty notice - 3GS- Since 11th September 2017

Pay any other fixed penalty notice


Pay your leaseholder, house or garage account

Pay for rechargeable works


Pay or appeal parking fines or penalty charge notices (PCNs)

Planning and building control

Submit a planning application with fees

Pay an invoice

Garden recycling

Renew your garden recycling subscription (existing customers only - please select invoice or sundry debtors option on the next page)

Sign up for the garden recycling service (new customers)

Rubbish - bulk collection

Book and pay for a bulky collection (e.g. mattresses)


Pay burial fees, purchase grave plots and more


Pay business rates -  national non domestic rate (NNDR)

Pay business rates by direct debit


Including, but not limited to, allotments, Lifeline, building control fees, housing bonds and premises licences.

Pay an invoice

Problems with making payments?

Information for users who may experience problems making payments when using Internet Explorer 10

There are several methods of payment for paying for services offered by the council.