The move is another step in Council’s ‘Our City. Our Response’ COVID-19 strategy that has been rapidly developing since the pandemic began and follows a recent survey conducted by Council to assess how the current circumstances are affecting the local business community.
To be eligible for rate relief businesses must have a land use code of ‘commercial’ as described on the most recent rates notice and be able to meet at least one of the following criteria:
As we continue to deliver the multi-pronged plan, Council remain committed to working with our business community through this hardship to keep our people safe and lead us to a strong recovery.
Ratepayers experiencing hardship can contact Council in any of the following ways to confidentially discuss their options: