Business rates relief
Rural rate relief
Certain types of properties in a rural settlement with a population below 3,000 may be entitled to relief.
The property must be:
- the only general store
- the only post office or food shop
- have a rateable value of less than £8,500
- the only public house
- the only petrol station
- have a rateable value of less than £12,500.
The property also has to be occupied.
An eligible ratepayer is entitled to relief at 50% of the full charge, while we have the discretion to give further relief on the remaining bill.
We can also can give relief on certain other occupied property in a rural settlement where the rateable value is less that £16,500.
Contact us for more information
Call us on 0300 330 7000.