Access up-to-date information on road closures, floods, fires, and other weather emergencies affecting the Parkes Shire.
Have you been affected by flooding in the Parkes Shire? Click the link to complete this survey.
Parkes Shire Council raises approximately one quarter of its operating income from rates. Council provides many services that rates help to fund. Some examples are:
Rates are the way our community contributes to funding these services and the many others.
Property owners can elect to receive their Rate & Water notices via email. Not only does this reduce waste and the impact on the environment, you can easily access your notices direct from your email inbox the day they are posted and also online at any time.
To register for emailed notices, you will need a copy of your current Rates or Water notice, stating your individual reference number and follow the links on the eNotices website to sign up - parkes.enotices.com.au.
Or contact our team via phone or email to make these arrangements.
Parkes Shire Council provides a number of payment methods for rates, fees and charges.
Parkes Shire Council determines Council rates in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Act 1993. Each property in Parkes Shire Council falls into one of four categories for rating purposes depending on the land use of the property.
Answering your questions relating to Parkes Shire rating.