Decision details

NNDR Discretionary relief

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To consider a new policy for discretionary Business Rates (NNDR) relief for new businesses locating to the Breckland area

Decision:

Recommend to FULL COUNCIL: that Council adopts the proposed policy and guidelines to determine applications for Local Discretionary Rate Relief (LDRR) and the determination process, with immediate effect.

Reasons for the decision:

By adopting a policy which allows Breckland to award LDRR we are maximising opportunities to secure new business investment within the district.  In addition, the proposed policy supports the ambitions of the InvestBreckland Strategy.

Alternative options considered:

1)    That full Council adopts the proposed policy and guidelines to determine applications for LDRR and the determination process, with immediate effect.

2)    Do not adopt an LDRR policy.

3)    That full Council makes changes to the proposed policy and guidelines to determine applications for LDRR and the determination process, and then adopts with immediate effect.

Report author: Alison Chubbock

Publication date: 20/03/2019

Date of decision: 19/03/2019

Decided at meeting: 19/03/2019 - Cabinet

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