RLC ARE PROPOSING A 0% GENERAL RATES INCREASE, HOWEVER ACCORDING TO THE ONLINE CALCULATOR ON THEIR WEBSITE, THE 4.7% ‘TARGETTED RATES’ (WASTE/REFUSE/
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In a time when there is a proposed 0% general rates increase, a change to the uniform annual general charge (UAGC) can provide opportunities to shift the rates distribution from fixed charges towards the capital value. In the current situation increased costs in waste water, water and refuse mean the distribution of the overall rates increase is impacting most on lower capital value properties.
We are proposing a reduction of $25 to the UAGC to achieve a fairer and more even impact of the targeted rates increases.
A sample table of the changes described above that would likely affect Residential/
Current 2019/20 Proposed 2020/21
Fixed portion of General Rate (UAGC) $500.00 $475.00
Lakes Enhancement Rate $17.58 $18.40
Urban Sewerage Development Rate $2.89 $2.98
Sewage Disposal Charge 1-4 Pans $469.24 $566.20
Waste Collection Serviced $178.31 $186.70
Urban Water Connected $247.40 $279.20
There is a example table of sample properties and the proposed rates for 2020/21 that includes the proposed reduction of the UAGC by $25 on page 24 of the Annual Plan 2020-21 Consultation Document here – https://
For the proposed rates for an individual property use our online tool here – http://
The calculator shows what the proposed increases in rates for your property will be.