Certain types of properties in a rural settlement with a population below 3,000 may be entitled to Rural Rate Relief.
The property must be:
- The only general store, post office or food shop and have a rateable value of less than £8,500, or
- The only public house or petrol station and have a rateable value of less than £12,500
- The property has to be occupied
The Council can also supply relief to occupied properties with a rateable value of under £16,500, if the property is used for a purpose that benefits the community.
Horsham District Council Rural Rate Relief Application Form - Paper application
Mid Sussex District Council Rural Rate Relief Application Form - Paper application