Complete Non-Residential / Business Property Rates Data (Q2 2018)

Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Harborough District Council,

In terms of the Freedom of Information Act of 2000, and subject to section 40(2) on personal data, could you please provide me with a complete and up-to-date list of all business (non-residential) property rates data for your local authority, and including the following fields:

- Billing Authority Property Reference Code (linking the property to the VOA database reference)
- Firm's Trading Name (i.e. property occupant)
- Full Property Address (Number, Street, Postal Code, Town)
- Occupied / Vacant
- Date of Occupation / Vacancy
- Actual annual rates charged (in Pounds)

If you are unable to provide an absolute “Occupation / Vacancy” status, please provide the Exemptions and / or Reliefs that a particular property may be receiving.

Please provide these data as machine-readable as either a CSV or Microsoft Excel file, capable of re-use, and under terms of the Open Government Licence (meaning reuse for any and all purposes, including commercial).

I last requested this data three months ago, and this is a request for an updated and current dataset.

I'm sure you get many requests for business rates and responding and managing these FOIs must be costly for you. Could I request that - as 65% of local authorities now do - you update and release this dataset via a dedicated page on your local authority website or on an open data service. I can recommend approaches for you to consider, and you should find that this reduces the time and cost of this request process.

Yours faithfully,

Gavin Chait

customer.services@harborough.gov.uk, Harborough District Council

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Dear Requestor

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request which was received on
April 5th 2018 and has been logged under the reference FOI18/411. 
Subsequently, I am dealing with your request in compliance with the Act. 
You should expect your response no later than May 3rd 2018.

For your information, in some circumstances a fee may be payable and if
that is the case, I will communicate that eventuality to you. Should this
be necessary, a fees notice will be issued, and you will be required to
pay before we will proceed to deal with your request.

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the Director for Corporate Resources, Harborough District Council, The
Symington Building, Adam and Eve Street, Market Harborough,
Leicestershire, LE16 7AG

 

Kind regards

 

Suzanne Simons (Mrs)

Information Administration

 

I am usually in the office Monday to Friday from 1.00 pm until 4.45 pm. 

 

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foi@harborough.gov.uk, Harborough District Council

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Dear Requestor,

 

In response to your Freedom of Information request, I have now completed
my investigations and I am able to confirm the following which has been
provided by the relevant service area.  We apologise for the slight delay
on this one.

                       

If you have any queries about this Communication, please contact me.
Please remember to quote the reference number above. If you are unhappy
with this response then you can ask for an internal review by writing to
the Director for Corporate Resources, Harborough District Council, The
Symington Building, Adam and Eve Street, Market Harborough,
Leicestershire, LE16 7AG.

 

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Council, you may be infringing copyright.

 

Kind regards

 

Suzanne Simons (Mrs)

Information Administration

 

I am usually in the office Monday to Friday from 1.00 pm until 4.45 pm. 

 

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Council
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Adam and Eve Street Contact Centre: 01858 82 82 82
Market Harborough Text Messages: 07860 041908
Leicestershire DX 27317 Market Harborough
LE16 7AG [3]Follow Us On Twitter @HarboroughDC
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