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Council Tax Premium Update


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Notice is hereby given that Conwy County Borough Council, at its meeting on 9th December 2021 in accordance with section 12a and 12b of the Local Government Finance Act 1992, as inserted by section 139 of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014, made the following determinations:

That the decision to charge a 50% Council Tax Premium for both Second Homes and Long-Term Empty Homes from 1st April 2022 be revoked and replaced with: 

(i) A 25% Council Tax Premium on Second Homes and 50% on Long-Term Empty Homes from 1st April 2022 (in line with 2021/2022)

(ii) To recommend a level of 50% Council Tax Premium on Second Homes and Long-Term Empty Homes from 1st April 2023 (subject to review during 2022/2023).

 

Exceptions

Some properties can claim an exception from the Council Tax premiums:

Class 1 – properties being marketed for sale, with a time limit of 1 year

Class 2 – properties being marketed for let, with a time limit of 1 year

Class 3 – Annexes which are part of the main property

Class 4 – Properties which would be someone’s main residence if they were not living in armed forces accommodation

Class 5 – Occupied caravan pitches and boat moorings

Class 6 – Seasonal homes where year-round living is prohibited

Class 7 – Job-related homes

For more information, email counciltax@conwy.gov.uk
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