Issue details

Policy for the awarding of discretionary Rates Relief to charities and not for profit organisations

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/08/2019

Decision due: 3 Sep 2019 by Dorset Council - Cabinet

Lead member: Portfolio Holder for Finance, Commercial and Assets

Lead director: Executive Director, Corporate Development - Section 151 Officer

Contact: Stuart Dawson, Head of Revenues and Benefit Email:

Consultation process

Stakeholders were emailed and asked to provide feedback on existing arrangements.


Key stakeholders including representatives of the local business community (e.g. Chambers of Trade), Dorset LEP, etc.


Agenda items

Background papers

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