Complete Non-Residential / Business Property Rates Data

Gavin Chait made this Freedom of Information request to Bury Metropolitan Borough Council as part of a batch sent to 11 authorities

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Dear Bury Metropolitan Borough 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 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 this as machine-readable as either a CSV or Microsoft Excel file, capable of re-use, and under terms of the Open Government Licence.

We 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 we intend to update this national series every three months. Could we request that - as more than 30% of local authorities already do - you update and release this dataset via a dedicated page on your local authority website or on an open data service. You should find that this reduces the time and cost of this request process.

Yours faithfully,

Gavin Chait

Customer Contact Team, Bury Metropolitan Borough Council

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Thank you for contacting us regarding your FOI Request, your request has
been passed to the appropriate departments(s):

Resources and Regulation

Should you need to speak to us regarding this, your reference is: 
2701979.

If you have any further questions about this issue please E-mail
[1][Bury Council request email] quoting your reference number.

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of Bury's six township areas. Come along, meet your local councillors ask
questions and have your say! Their overall purpose is to promote better
outcomes for the social, health, economic and environmental well being of
residents. [8]Township forums

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Freedom Of Information Customer Support & Collections, Bury Metropolitan Borough Council

Hi

      I acknowledge receipt of your request.

 

Regards

 

Lynda Smith  |  Bury  Council  |  Customer  Support  &  Collections  | 
Admin  Team  Leader

 

From: [email address]
[mailto:[email address]]
Sent: 29 March 2017 09:16
To: Freedom Of Information Customer Support & Collections
Subject: Freedom of Information Request Business Rates

 

     Customer Contact Team

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Call details (Crm number): 2701979 Recorded: 29/03/2017 09:15:29

Name/Business: Gavin Chait
Address: 

Contact Number: , Mobile Phone: 

Email Address: [1][FOI #397876 email]

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Freedom of Information Request for Customer Support and Collections

Teams selected: Business Rates
Freedom of Information request - Complete Non-Residential / Business
Property Rates Data.

Dear Bury Metropolitan Borough 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 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 this as machine-readable as either a CSV or Microsoft Excel
file, capable of re-use, and under terms of the Open Government Licence.

We 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 we intend to update
this national series every three months. Could we request that - as more
than 30% of local authorities already do - you update and release this
dataset via a dedicated page on your local authority website or on an open
data service. You should find that this reduces the time and cost of this
request process.

Yours faithfully,

Gavin Chait

The request has been sent to the following departments: Resources and
Regulation

If you have any further questions about this issue please ring 5353, or
Email [2][Bury Council request email] quoting the CRM reference
number. 

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Yours faithfully
Customer Contact Team
Bury Council

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Council Tax, Bury Metropolitan Borough Council

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Regards

 

 

From: [1][email address]
[[2]mailto:[email address]]
Sent: 29 March 2017 09:16
To: Freedom Of Information Customer Support & Collections
Subject: Freedom of Information Request Business Rates

 

     Customer Contact Team

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Call details (Crm number): 2701979 Recorded: 29/03/2017 09:15:29

Name/Business: Gavin Chait
Address: 

Contact Number: , Mobile Phone: 

Email Address: [3][FOI #397876 email]

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Freedom of Information Request for Customer Support and Collections

Teams selected: Business Rates
Freedom of Information request - Complete Non-Residential / Business
Property Rates Data.

Dear Bury Metropolitan Borough 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 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 this as machine-readable as either a CSV or Microsoft Excel
file, capable of re-use, and under terms of the Open Government Licence.

We 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 we intend to update
this national series every three months. Could we request that - as more
than 30% of local authorities already do - you update and release this
dataset via a dedicated page on your local authority website or on an open
data service. You should find that this reduces the time and cost of this
request process.

Yours faithfully,

Gavin Chait

The request has been sent to the following departments: Resources and
Regulation

If you have any further questions about this issue please ring 5353, or
Email [4][Bury Council request email] quoting the CRM reference
number. 

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Yours faithfully
Customer Contact Team
Bury Council

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