What Business Rates are

Business rates are charged on most non-domestic properties, like:

  • shops
  • offices
  • pubs
  • warehouses
  • factories
  • holiday rental homes or guest houses

You’ll probably have to pay business rates if you use a building or part of a building for non-domestic purposes.

More information can be found at businessrates.gov.uk.


Rating Advisers

Ratepayers do not have to be represented in discussions about their rateable value or their rates bill.

Rural Settlement List

Under the terms of the Local Government and Rating Act 1997 the council is required to compile and maintain a rural settlement list