Business Rates Exempt Properties

Some types of property are exempt from Business Rates. This means that no Business Rates are charged on them and that they are not shown in the Local Rating List. The Local Rating List is explained in more detail in the Property Valuation pages.

Exempt properties include:

Agricultural land and buildings

Fish farms

Fishing rights

Places of religious worship

Trinity House

Sewers and accessories

Property of drainage authorities

Public parks

Certain property used for disabled people

Air raid protection works

Swinging moorings

Road crossings over watercourses

Property in enterprise zones

Visiting forces

Minimum rateable value - Unoccupied properties with a rateable value of less than £2,900 are exempt.

If your property is no longer entitled to an exemption please tell Business Rates Team, stating the date from which the exemption should end and why.

Last Updated: 7 March 2019