Notice of intention to impose Differential Rates

Published on Friday, 31 May 2024 at 2:10:55 PM

In accordance with s.6.33 and 6.35 Local Government Act 1995, the Shire of Toodyay hereby gives notice of its intention to impose differential rates and minimum rates on all rateable gross rental valued (GRV) and unimproved-valued (UV) properties within its boundaries during the 2024/25 financial year.  The differential rates are imposed on the basis of predominant land use as detailed below: -

Land Use Category

Proposed Rate in $

Proposed Minimum UV Rate

GRV Residential

0.162427

1,460.00

GRV Commercial

0.170446

1,460.00

GRV Industrial

0.142081

1,460.00

GRV Rural

0.159772

1,460.00

GRV Rural Residential

0.151295

1,460.00

UV General

0.013602

1,460.00

UV Rural

0.007657

1,460.00

The proposed rate in in the dollar is mathematically calculated from the updated Landgate Valuations to arrive at a consistent 5.0% revenue increase across each Land Use Category.

The figures stated above are indicative and are subject to change due to valuation variations and as part of Council’s 2024/25 Budget deliberations.  All rates in the dollar are provided on this notice as information to the community.

A document describing the objects and reasons for each proposed general and minimum rate may be inspected at, or obtained from, the Shire of Toodyay Administration Office, 15 Fiennes Street, Toodyay, between the hours of 8.30am and 4.30pm or on the Shire’s website at this link: https://www.toodyay.wa.gov.au/resident-services/your-rates/statement-of-objects-and-reasons-for-differential-rating.aspx

Further queries can be directed to the Acting Executive Manager Corporate & Community Services, Grace French on 08 9574 9303 or by email to G.french@toodyay.wa.gov.au.

Submissions regarding the proposed differential rates and minimums must be received by 3.00pm on Sunday 30 June 2024

 

Tabitha Bateman
Acting Chief Executive Officer