Decision details

National Non Domestic Rates Discretionary relief 2016/17

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Council must have in place prior to the start of the financial year a National Non Domestic rates Discretionary Relief Policy


Councillor Phil Davies introduced a report which sought approval of the Council’s National Non Domestic Rates Discretionary Relief Scheme to be effective from 1 April 2016.  The current scheme also contained Living Wage Relief, Retail Rate Relief and, Business Rate Re-occupation Relief all of which came to an end as at 31 March 2016.


Appended to the report were:


·  Appendix 1 – Discretionary Rate Relief Policy 2016/17

·  Appendix 2 – Organisations in receipt of Discretionary Rate Relief




That the Discretionary Rate Relief Policy be approved as the Council Policy for 2016/17 onwards.

Report author: Neil Powell

Publication date: 26/02/2016

Date of decision: 22/02/2016

Decided at meeting: 22/02/2016 - Cabinet

Effective from: 05/03/2016

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