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Rates Remission Policy

Waitomo District Council has a remission policy to provide for the remission of all or some rates in a number of circumstances. Each remission category has a specific criteria that must be met.

You will need to submit a written request on the prescribed form for remission, along with any information you need to support your application. Click here for our remission application forms. 

Remissions are available under the following categories:

Remission Type

Application due date

For rating year commencing

Penalties

Throughout the year

1 July 2019

New Residential Subdivisions

30 April 2020

1 July 2019

Properties used Jointly as a single unit

30 April 2020

1 July 2019

Community Organisations, Clubs and Societies 

30 April 2020

1 July 2019

Organisations providing Care for the Elderly

31 May 2020

1 July 2019

Māori Freehold Land

30 April 2020

1 July 2020

Genuine Financial Hardship

Throughout the year

1 July 2019

Land affected by Natural Calamity

Throughout the year

1 July 2019

New Businesses

30 April 2020

1 July 2019

 

You may view a full copy of the Rates Remission Policy online or contact our Customer Services Centre for a paper copy to be sent.

Please ensure that all rates are paid by the due date regardless of the status of your rates remission application.

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