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Living in Medway
If you’re a student living in Medway, you may not have to pay
If all the residents in your household are students, you will
not have pay council tax at all. If all but one resident are
students, you will get a 25 per cent discount.
More information about council tax
discounts is available on this site. You can also download the
student discount application form.
If you live within a designated parking permit area, you may be
able to get a resident’s parking permit. Find out more information
about parking in Medway.
Registering to vote
You can only vote at elections if your name is listed in the
register of electors.
You can get your name listed in the register of electors at your
home address or your term-time address.
Forms are sent to every household in September – to register
make sure your name is added to this form before returning it. All
households are required by law to complete and return this
Rubbish and recycling
Medway Council provides a kerbside recycling scheme to make it
easy for residents to recycle. Blue and
white bags are provided to collect a wide range of materials
for recycling. Brown bins are also provided for the collection of
garden and food waste.
Find out which day your rubbish and
recycling will be picked up.