Direct Debit Authority

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Use this form to request and provide authority to Council to pay your rates and/or water bills by direct debit.

Information required

Information required to complete this application includes:
  • Rates valuation number
  • Bank account details
Note that other information may be requested once your application has been checked by our team.

Banking Details

  1. Only one bank account can be used for each property/water account direct debit. If you require different direct debits to have different bank accounts, please fill out the entire form for each bank account required.
  2. If your bank account requires TWO signatures, please download the paper form and post back to Central Otago District Council. [scanning and emailing is not acceptable - a condition from the bank is that we must retain the ‘Original Authority’ which is defined as the paper form hand signed by the customer (not a copy of)].


The information you provide is official information and is used to help process your application. The information is held and used in accordance with the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 and the Privacy Act 2020. This means that your information may be disclosed to other people who request it in accordance with the terms of these Acts. Under the Privacy Act 2020 you have the right to see and correct any personal information that Council may hold about you.


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