Rates Remission – Penalties

The digital form can be completed below or if you require a printable version it can be downloaded.
Penalty Waiver Form. 

If you wish to apply for more than one property on the same penalty waiver, please attach a file with the property details to this form, or get in touch with our rates team Rates.Queries@orc.govt.nz  

This application is made under Council’s Rates Remission Policy. All rates (excluding penalties that have been applied to be remitted) must be paid in full before a remission request is submitted.

Rating Unit / Penalty Information

Applicant Details

Ratepayer name/s as per property title

Circumstances under which penalty waiver request is being made

PLEASE NOTE: Late arrival of the payment either caused by postal service timing or a mistake on behalf of the ratepayer is NOT a valid circumstance for remission.

Please complete a brief description of the reason(s) selected above and any relevant supporting information for this remission.
Please provide the following additional property details: Assessment Number, Valuation Number and Property Address


I confirm that the information supplied in this application is true and correct and all rates (excluding penalties that have been applied to be remitted) have been paid in full.


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