Apply for business rates partly occupied relief

Use this form to apply for partly occupied relief for business rates.

This form will ask you to provide

  • your name and position within the organisation
  • your business rates account reference
  • the full name of the ratepayer
  • your business address and contact details
  • correspondence address (if different from your current business address)
  • date the area(s) became vacant and when you intend to use it again
  • why the area(s) is unoccupied
  • when you intend to use the area(s) again
  • the future plan for the area(s)
  • a plan which clearly highlights the occupied and unoccupied area(s).

This form must be completed by the ratepayer or someone authorised to do so on their behalf.

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