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15 May 2020:

Rating Information Database

Pursuant to Section 28 of the Local Government (Rating) Act 2002 that the Thames-Coromandel District Council has available for public inspection a complete copy of the rating information database.

The rating information database (RID) records all information required for setting and assessing rates and is available at the Council's principal office, 515 Mackay Street, Thames, during ordinary office hours, 8:00am – 4:30pm Monday - Friday, except public holidays.

The database includes the following information relating to each rating unit: 

(a) All information that relates to the rating unit that is included in the district valuation roll for the district; and

(b) All information that relates to the unit that is required to

(1) determine the category to which the unit belongs for setting general rates and

(2) determine the category to which the unit belongs for setting targeted rates. 

(3) calculate the amount of liability for a targeted rate.

(c) The name and postal address of the owner unless Council has received a written request to withhold the owners’ name or postal address (or both) from the database.

No fee is payable for inspecting the rating information database but a fee is payable for being supplied with a copy of the particulars.

Any ratepayer may object to the information contained in the database on one or more of the following grounds:

(a) that a rating unit included in the district valuation roll has been omitted from the database;

(b) that information included in the district valuation roll has been omitted from, or inaccurately entered in, the database;

(c) that information included in the database, other than information entered from the district valuation roll, is incorrect;

(d) that there has been a failure to enter a lawful amendment to the district valuation roll into the database.

A condensed version (without name and address information) of the RID is also available on Councils website www.tcdc.govt.nz/rid

Objections must be lodged in writing, setting out the grounds for the objection and forwarded to the Chief Executive, Thames-Coromandel District Council, Private Bag, Thames.

Rob Williams
CHIEF EXECUTIVE