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 2018
New Residential Subdivisions 30 April 2019 1 July 2018
Properties used Jointly as a single unit 30 April 2019 1 July 2018
Community Organisations, Clubs and Societies 

30 April 2019

1 July 2018

Organisations providing Care for the Elderly

31 May 2019 1 July 2018
Māori Freehold Land 30 April 2019 1 July 2019

Genuine Financial Hardship

Throughout the year 1 July 2018
Land affected by Natural Calamity Throughout the year 1 July 2018
New Businesses 30 April 2019 1 July 2018


 

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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