Decision details

RATING (PROPERTY IN COMMON OCCUPATION) AND COUNCIL TAX (EMPTY DWELLINGS) ACT 2018

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decision:

Resolved:

 

That Option 2 be approved so that:

 

                      From 1 April 2019 – the charge is 100% for properties                                empty for at least two years

 

                      From 1 April 2020:

 

·         the charge is 100% for properties empty for at least two years but less than five years

·         the charge is 200% for properties empty for at least five years

 

                      From 1 April 2021:

 

·         the charge is 100%  for properties empty for at least two years but less than five years

·         the charge is 200%  for properties empty for at least five years but less than ten years

·         the charge is 300% for properties empty for at least ten years

 

These charges (or premiums as they are known) are charged in addition to the usual council tax charge that applies to the property.

 

ACTION:       Strategic Director Place

 

(Overview & Scrutiny Area: Regeneration and Environment)

 

(Julie Rhodes - 01274 431163)

Publication date: 05/12/2018

Date of decision: 04/12/2018

Decided at meeting: 04/12/2018 - Executive

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