6. Empty property relief
Business rates are not payable for the first three months that a property is empty (six months for industrial properties). After this period full rates are payable.
Empty Property Rate Exemptions
- any property with a rateable value below £2,899
- where liability falls on a charity and the property appears likely to be next used for charitable purposes
- community amateur sports clubs where it is likely that the premises will be used again for the purpose of the club
- empty listed buildings
- empty property where the ratepayer is subject to insolvency action
To apply please make your application here.