Complete Non-Residential / Business Property Rates Data (Q1 2018)

Gavin Chait made this Freedom of Information request to East Northamptonshire District Council as part of a batch sent to 16 authorities

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Dear East Northamptonshire 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 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.

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 more than 53% 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. 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

foi, East Northamptonshire District Council

Dear Sir/ Madam,

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request.

 

The reference number for your request is 14160.

 

You will receive a response to your request within 20 working days
(08/02/18).

 

Kind regards,

 

Samantha Jeffrey

FOI Officer

 

 

 

From: Gavin Chait [mailto:[FOI #456424 email]]
Sent: 11 January 2018 01:29
To: foi
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Complete Non-Residential /
Business Property Rates Data (Q1 2018)

 

This Message originated outside your organisation.

Dear East Northamptonshire 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 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.

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 more
than 53% 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. 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

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Dear Mr Chait

 

Thank you for your recent request for information concerning Business
Rates.

 

Your request reference is 14160 and has been handled under the Freedom of
Information Act 2002.

 

The information you request is available on our website via the following
link:

 

[1]https://www.east-northamptonshire.gov.uk...

 

The data is at 14.11.17 but will be updated before 9 February 2018.

 

Regards

 

Jacqui Calvert

Service Information Officer

East Northamptonshire Council

01832 74012

[2]www.east-northamptonshie.gov.uk

 

 

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