Rates Remission Policy

This Policy has been developed because Council would like to ensure that certain land use situations that fall outside of what is defined in the Local Government Rating Act. 

Remissions are available under the following categories:

Remission Application due date For rating year commencing
Penalties Throughout the year 1 July 2016
New Residential Subdivisions 30 April 2017 1 July 2016
Properties used Jointly as a single unit 30 April 2017 1 July 2017
Community Organisations, Clubs and Societies (first application from organisation for remission)

30 April 2017

1 July 2016
Community Organisations, Clubs and Societies (for organisation who have received a remission in previous year) 31 May 2017 1 July 2017
Organisations providing Care for the Elderly 30 April 2017 1 July 2016
Māori Freehold Land 30 April 2017 1 July 2017
Genuine Financial Hardship 30 June 2017 1 July 2016


 

You may view a full copy of the Rates Remission Policy online or contact our Customer Services Centre for a paper copy to be sent.

Please ensure that all rates are paid by the due date regardless of the status of your rates remission application.

 

 

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