2nd April 2001
RATE RELIEF FOR BUSINESSES AFFECTED BY
THE OUTBREAK OF FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE
Businesses in affected areas may be eligible for
a reduction in their Business Rates for up to three months from
1st April 2001. To obtain a reduction businesses must be able to
show that they have suffered financial hardship through the impact
of foot and mouth disease.
If your business is suffering financial hardship please contact
the Council's Revenue Customer Services Section on (01594) 812568
for an application form and further advice.
In addition to the above, businesses can make an appeal for a temporary
reduction in their Rateable Value to reflect the circumstances affecting
the Rateable Value of their business premises. Appeals must be made
while the temporary circumstances are in effect.
Further information can be obtained from the District Valuer, Ley
Court, Barnett Way, Gloucester, GL4 7RT, telephone (01452) 360200.
D. A. Matthams - Director of Central Services