Issue - decisions
Annual DDR approvals and Process report
Resolved: (i) That the new applications for Discretionary Rate Relief set out in Annex B to the report be approved (Option 1).
Reason: To provide a transparent process for awarding DRR.
(ii) That the new and existing awards be granted in perpetuity and the administration of the scheme be changed as set out in paragraphs 16-19 of the report (Option 3).
Reason: To provide a more appropriate process, in line with other forms of business rates relief and with reactive timescales, avoiding unnecessary administrative costs.