Properties Vacant for Rating Purposes

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Dear Powys Council,

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I would be grateful if you could provide a list of all properties (not just properties owned by the council) across the borough which are currently classed as vacant for rating purposes, which have an RV greater than £2600.

Where possible, please provide details of ownership of said properties, the date the properties were last occupied, the classification ie Industrial, Retail, Office etc, the RV of each property and the BA Ref Number.

Please provide this information in Excel spreadsheet format.

Yours faithfully,

Thomas Harrison

FOI Queries, Powys County Council

Person Dealing: Andrea Hughson
Direct Dial: 01597 829418

Dear Mr. Harrison,

FREEDOM of INFORMATION ACT 2000
Reference No: F-2011-00046

Thank you for your request for information, received at this office on
January 20, 2011, in which you requested details of the following:

Properties within Powys area with rateable values greater than £2600 which
are currently classed as vacant for rating purposes

Your request will now be considered and you will receive a response within
the statutory timescale of 20 working days as defined by the Act, subject to
the information not being exempt or containing a reference to a third party.
In some circumstances Powys County Council may be unable to achieve this
deadline. If this is likely you will be informed and given a revised
time-scale at the earliest opportunity.

There may be a fee payable for the retrieval, collation and provision of the
information you request. If this is the case you will be informed and the 20
working day timescale will be suspended until we receive payment from you.
If you choose not to make a payment then your request will remain
unanswered.

Some requests may also require either full or partial transference to
another public authority in order to answer your query in the fullest
possible way. Again, you will be informed if this is the case.

The due date for responding to this request for information is February 18,
2011.

Should you need to discuss this further please contact the officer dealing
with your request as identified at the beginning of this letter or
Information Management on 01597 825013.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in
Powys County Council.

Yours sincerely,

Gwen Middleton
Senior Records Assistant

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FOI Queries, Powys County Council

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February 28, 2011

Person Dealing:   Andrea Hughson

Direct Dial:      01597 827512

Dear Mr. Harrison,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000

Reference No: F-2011-00046

Thank you for your request for information dated January 20, 2011
requesting a list of all properties which are currently classed as vacant
for rating purposes, which have an RV greater than £2600.

I regret the delay you have experienced with this request. I acknowledge
that Powys County Council has failed in its obligation under the Freedom
of Information Act 2000, to provide you with a response to your request
within the statutory timescale of 20 working days. Please accept my
apologies for this and for any inconvenience this may have caused.

The information you have requested is provided for you in the attached
spreadsheet.

I trust we have met your information requirements at this time. We believe
that this request is now complete and shall be closed immediately. Should
any further information be requested regarding this topic, a separate
request will need to be submitted.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in
Powys County Council.

Yours sincerely,

Andrea Hughson

Rheolwr Cofnodion a Chydymffurfiaeth

Records & Compliance Manager

If you are dissatisfied with the service you have received in relation to
your request and wish to make a complaint, please contact Information
Management. Our complaints procedure is available on request or on our
website.

If you are still not satisfied following this, you can make an appeal to
the Information Commissioner, who is the statutory regulator. The
Information Commissioner can be contacted at:

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Telephone 01625 545 700

www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk

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Powys County Council

Information Management

Unit 29, Ddole Road Enterprise Park

Llandrindod Wells

Powys

LD1 6DF

01597 827512

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