Decision details

Council Tax Long Term Empty properties

Decision Maker: Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Council considered the recommendation from the Executive on Council Tax Long Term Empty Properties. 


Councillor G Williamson proposed, and Councillor L Haysey seconded, a motion that the recommendations, as detailed in the report, be approved. 


Councillor M Goldspink spoke in support of the proposal, which she said was fair and brought the Council’s position into line with that of a number of other authorities.


The motion being put to the meeting and a vote taken, it was declared CARRIED.


RESOLVED – that a Council Tax premium of 100% be adopted for long term empty homes.


Report author: Su Tarran

Publication date: 15/01/2020

Date of decision: 18/12/2019

Decided at meeting: 18/12/2019 - Council