This page outlines the various options Council provides for paying your rates notice, including rates instalment due dates.
Your rates help pay for parks and sports ground maintenance, operation of community halls, road repairs, waste & recycling & other community services, just to name a few.
Learn more about the services Council provides and how rates and levies are calculated on our page Rates, Fees & Charges.
Rates Instalment Due Dates
|instalment schedule||Due date for payment|
|1st Instalment||Due on or before 31st August|
|2nd Instalment||Due on or before 31st October|
|3rd Instalment||Due on or before 28th February|
|4th Instalment||Due on or before 30th April|
Rate Payment Options
Devonport City Council offers a variety of easy and convenient payment options:
Pay by PhoneTo pay by VISA or Master-card, call Council’s Payment Hotline on 1300 886 451 (24/7).
Pay your rates online via our Secure Commonwealth Bank Online Payment Portal.
Pay by BPay – Biller Code 414 284
Contact your participating bank or credit union, via phone or internet. Learn more at BPay Website
You can now receive and store your rates notice in your online bank account with BPay View.
To find out how to register for BPay View talk to your financial institution or visit BPay.
Pay by Direct Debit from your Financial Institution
Have your rates debited from your savings or cheque account on the instalment due dates or on a weekly, fortnightly or monthly basis.
Direct Debit Request Form
Copies of this form are also available from Council’s Customer Service Centre located at 137 Rooke Street, Devonport.
Pay by CentrePay
Contact Centrelink to arrange for regular rates deductions from your Centrelink payments using CentrePay. Alternatively download a copy of the CentrePay form here.
Pay in Person at Service Tasmania
Present your Rates Notice to any Service Tasmania shop, together with your payment.
Pay in Person
Visit our Customer Service Centre
- 8.45am and 4.45pm, Monday to Friday.
- We’re located at 137 Rooke Street, Devonport.
- You can pay by cash, credit card (visa & mastercard), cheque or EFTPOS. Please bring your Rates Notice.
Cheque or money order payments are to be made payable to Devonport City Council and crossed ‘Not Negotiable’.
Mail us your cheque or money order, noting the Property ID and Location details on the reverse to:
Devonport City Council
PO Box 604
Devonport TAS 7310
Experiencing Financial Hardship?
Residents suffering economic hardship as a result of the Coronavirus can apply to defer their rate payments for six months –- double the typical period for such arrangements – under a Hardship Policy approved by the Devonport City Council at April meeting.