Decision details

APR 16 Council Tax Long Term Empty Properties

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Cabinet approved and recommend to Full Council for decision on the 26th February

1. An increase in the existing premium from 50% to the relevant maximum permitted by legislation on 1 April 2019 (100%).

2. The introduction of premiums, at the relevant maximum percentage permitted by legislation, on 1 April 2020 (200%) for      dwelling empty for less than 10 years, but at least 5 years and 1 April 2021 (300%) for dwelling empty for 10 years or more.

3. Cabinet Noted that the financial implications of this decision will be incorporated in the budget report to be considered by Full Council on 26 February

Report author: Denise Murray

Publication date: 05/02/2019

Date of decision: 05/02/2019

Decided at meeting: 05/02/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 13/02/2019

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