Proposed Differential Rating 2017/2018
The City of Wanneroo's proposed Differential Rates for 2017-2018 are now available for public comment.
In accordance with Section 6.36 of the Local Government Act 1995, the City of Wanneroo hereby gives notice of its intention to adopt the following rates in the dollar for each differential rating category in the 2017-2018 Financial Year:
|Rate in $
With a less minimum for
Strata Title Caravan Parks
|Commercial & Industrial Improved
With a lesser minimum for
Strata Titled Storage Units
|Commercial & Industrial Vacant||1,318||6.1160||0.3081|
|Rural & Mining Improved||1,330||-||0.3736|
|Rural & Mining Vacant||894||-||0.4081|
Information relating to the Objectives and Reasons for each proposed Differential Rates is available below.
Submissions in respect of the proposed Differential Rates and any related matters are invited from Electors or Ratepayers. Views can be submitted by either emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to the Chief Executive Officer at City of Wanneroo, Locked Bag 1, Wanneroo 6946. Comments must be received before 4pm on Thursday, 22 June 2017.
Objects and Reasons for 2017/18 Proposed Differential Rates
The overall objective of the proposed rates in the draft 2017/18 Budget is to provide for the net funding requirements of the City of Wanneroo's various programs, services and facilities.
Under Section 6.36 (1) of the Local Government Act 1995 the City is required to give local public notice of its intention to impose differential general rates and minimum payments. As part of this process the Objects and Reasons are to be made available to the public for written comment for a period of 21 days from the date after advertising.
The Objects and Reasons that have been proposed are:
- GRV & 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.