Council Tax Information 2024/25

Breakdown of Council Tax

Where we spend your money

We spend the 9% of your Council Tax that goes to us on:

12% – Community Services

  • Mole Valley Life
  • Customer Service
  • Communications with residents and businesses

17% – Environment

  • Climate change
  • Waste and recycling
  • Ground maintenance
  • Street cleaning

20% – Finance and Organisation

  • Finance
  • Revenues
  • Legal
  • ICT
  • HR
  • Other support services

14% – Projects

  • Property and Regeneration
  • Asset Management
  • Transform Leatherhead

14% – Leisure and Tourism

  • Community Safety and Wellbeing
  • Parks and Landscapes
  • Dorking Halls

7% – Planning

  • Building Control
  • Development Management
  • Planning Policy and Support

11% – Wellbeing

  • Environmental Health
  • Licensing
  • Housing

5% – Sustainable Economy and Security

  • Parking
  • Business Advice and Support
  • Opportunity Dorking
  • Enforcement

Percentages presented have been rounded up to the nearest 1%.

Our key investment projects

Until March 2025 including spending:

  • £864K on affordable housing
  • £887K on disabled facility grants
  • £60K on community grants
  • £3,375K on Dorking Halls refurbishment
  • £1,528K on Pippbrook House refurbishment
  • £210K on car park refurbishment
  • £658K on solar panels in the car park at Leatherhead Leisure Centre

Council Tax Information 2023/24

Breakdown of Council Tax

Where we spend your money

We spend the 9% of your Council Tax that goes to us on:

30% – Community Services

  • Housing
  • Waste and Recycling
  • Mole Valley Life
  • Communications with residents and businesses

24% – Finance and Organisation

  • Finance
  • Revenues
  • Legal
  • Customer Services
  • ICT
  • HR
  • Other support services

22% – Projects

  • Property and Regeneration
  • Asset Management
  • Transform Leatherhead

13% – Leisure and Tourism

  • Community Safety and Wellbeing
  • Parks and Landscapes
  • Dorking Halls

7% – Planning

  • Building Control
  • Development Management
  • Promotion of Heritage Assets
  • Planning Policy and Support

6% – Sustainable Economy and Security

  • Parking
  • Business Advice and Support
  • Opportunity Dorking
  • JET
  • Enforcement

Percentages presented have been rounded up to the nearest 1%.

Our key investment projects

Until March 2024 including spending:

  • £782K on grants to fund disability adaptions and modifications to assist accessibility (for vulnerable, elderly and under 18’s)
  • £576K on affordable housing
  • £420K on improving our car parks
  • £60K on community grants
  • £1,021K on waste vehicles