Business rates relief for partly occupied properties

Last Updated: 3 April 2024

A ratepayer is liable for the full non-domestic rate whether a property is wholly occupied or only partly occupied. Where a property is partly occupied for a short time, we can award relief in certain cases in respect of the unoccupied part.

Guidelines for determining applications for rate relief where part of a property is unoccupied (PDF 15KB / 1 page)