Decision details

Council tax premiums on second homes and empty properties

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Full Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Cabinet recommended that Full Council declares its intention to implement and approve the following additional council tax premiums, to be applied from 01 April 2024, or as 2 soon as possible thereafter, subject to the legislation being in place:

i)                 A 100% premium for second homes;

ii)               A 100% premium for properties that have been empty and unfurnished for a period between 1 and 5 years - this will change the current policy of charging a 100% premium where a property is empty and unfurnished for a period between 2 and 5 years.

Report author: Chris Ward

Publication date: 08/03/2023

Date of decision: 07/03/2023

Decided at meeting: 07/03/2023 - Cabinet

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