Decision details

Council Tax Empty Homes Premium

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To recommend the introduction of a Council Tax Empty Homes Premium applied to properties that have been unoccupied and substantially unfurnished for more than two years.

Decision:

RESOLVED it is recommended to Council that a Council Tax Empty Homes Premium of 50% is implemented from 01 April 2019 in respect of properties that have been unoccupied and substantially unfurnished for more than two years, increasing to 100% from 01 April 2020. It is further recommended that the empty homes premium be implemented from 01 April 2020 at 200% on properties which have been empty for more than five years and from 01 April 2021 at 300% on properties which have been empty for more than ten years.

 

Report author: Alison Bell

Publication date: 09/01/2019

Date of decision: 09/01/2019

Decided at meeting: 09/01/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 19/01/2019

Current call-in Count: 0

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