Porirua City Council is undertaking a review of the Rating Policy, as well as the Revenue and Financing Policy, as part of it’s preconsultaion on the 2020/2021 Long Term Plan. The Chamber supports accelerating the rating differential reducing for commercial ratepayers, from 3.25 to 3.1, and aligning the differentials to businesses and the city plaza at the same rate. We also support the smaller total rate increases for businesses of 3.48%, rather than 5.29% as well.

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