FOI request (FOIR-417105192)
Section 228 (7) Highways Act 1980 guidance
Requested Fri 22 April 2022
Responded Thu 05 May 2022
Section 228 (7) Highways Act 1980 requires a "majority in rateable value of the owners of premises in the street":
Please provide any internal or external guidance you have in regards to how you would ascertain rateable value for this purpose for domestic and non-domestic properties.
If you do not have such guidance, why not? And how would you go about ascertaining rateable value if such an application was received under Section 228 (7) Highways Act 1980?
Hastings Borough Council charges Council Tax and Business Rates in accordance with the banding (Council Tax) and Rateable Value (Business Rates) set by the Valuation Office Agency (VOA). The legislation refers to the Adoption of a Private street after execution of street works.
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