Decision details

RULE 16 Appendix G to Discretionary Rates Relief Policy

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Economic Development and Resources

Decision status: Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Update to the Discretionary Rates Relief Policy allowing for further discounts to be applied in 2021/22 financial year


The Cabinet Member agrees to approve the proposal relating to these reliefs in the attached Appendix G.

Reasons for the decision:

The updated Appendix G to the Bath and North East Somerset Council Non-Domestic Rate Relief Policy gives guidance to officers administering claims for discretionary relief under discretionary powers provided by the Local Government Finance Act 1988 (“The 88 Act”).


This decision is to be made under Rule 16 of the council’s constitution as an urgent decision. This matter is urgent because the council needs to implement the Expanded Retail Discount Scheme so that Business Rate relief to businesses impacted by Covid19 and the national restrictions can be provided as quickly as possible.

Alternative options considered:


Publication date: 08/06/2021

Date of decision: 08/06/2021

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