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Rates information

Rates at a glance

Rate Category  Min
Rate
$
Rate in
$ Gross
Rental Values
Rate in $
Unimproved
Values
Residential Improved
With a less minimum for
Strata Title Caravan Parks
1305

410
7.7581

-
0.3568

-
Residential Vacant 745 11.8820 0.5283
Commercial & Industrial Improved
With a lesser minimum for
Strata Titled Storage Units
1280

640
6.3874

-
0.2697

-
Commercial & Industrial Vacant 1280 5.9420 0.2957
Rural & Mining Improved 1292 - 0.3500
Rural & Mining Vacant 868 - 0.3809

2016/17 Differential Rates

The overall objective of the rates in the 2016/17 Budget is to provide for the net funding requirements of the City of Wanneroo's various programs, services and facilities.

The Objects and Reasons are:

  • Gross Rental Value (GRV) & Unimproved Value (UV) Residential Improved
    The rate in the dollar and minimum rate have been set on the basis that ratepayers make a reasonable contribution to the cost of local government services and facilities available to residents. Residential Improved properties receive a greater level of services than those in the Commercial/Industrial and Rural & Mining categories. eg. Rubbish removal service.
    The lesser minimum for strata titled caravan parks is set recognising the unique purpose of these properties while still ensuring a reasonable contribution to the cost of local government services and facilities available to residents.
  • GRV & UV Residential Vacant
    The rate in the dollar and minimum rate have been set in an effort to promote development of these properties thereby stimulating growth and development in the community.
  • GRV & UV Commercial/Industrial Improved
    The rate in the dollar and minimum rate for all Commercial/Industrial Improved property has been set to provide an acceptable standard of infrastructure and parking needs due to the greater volumes of people and vehicular traffic.
    The lesser minimum for strata titled storage units is set recognising the unique purpose of these properties.
  • GRV & UV Commercial/Industrial Vacant
    The rate in the dollar and minimum rate for all Commercial/Industrial Vacant land has been set in an effort to promote the development of these properties by attracting business and industry to the City thereby stimulating growth and development in the community.
  • UV Rural & Mining Improved
    The rate in the dollar and the minimum rate have been set with an intention to foster and encourage farming and horticultural activities in the City of Wanneroo thereby stimulating growth and development in the community.
    UV Rural & Mining Vacant
    The rate in the dollar and the minimum rate have been set with an intention to encourage the development of vacant land thereby stimulating growth and development in the community.

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Objects and Reason for Rates