FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

14 September 2020

Please disclose under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 your local authority’s complete and most-recently updated list of all business (non-residential) property rates data including:

• Firm’s trading name

• Full property address

• Occupation and vacancy status

• Date of occupation or vacancy

Can you also please disclose:

• The number of vacant commercial properties each financial year from 2015-16 to 2019-20; • The number of vacant commercial properties from April 1 2020 to September 11 2020.

Can you please also break down the totals by the commercial property use class they fall under – A1 shops, A2 financial and professional services, A3 food and drink etc.



East Herts Council Response

25 September 2020

Thank you for your request for information, this has now been processed and the information that we hold is enclosed.

Please disclose under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 your local authority’s complete and most-recently updated list of all business (non-residential) property rates data including:

• Firm’s trading name

• Full property address

• Occupation and vacancy status

• Date of occupation or vacancy

Answer: This information is available on our website at the below link. The information is dated 01.09.2020:

https://www.eastherts.gov.uk/about-east-herts-0/information-requests/business-rates-liability

Can you also please disclose:

• The number of vacant commercial properties each financial year from 2015-16 to 2019-20; • The number of vacant commercial properties from April 1 2020 to September 11 2020.

Answer: We cannot provide this information as it is not held within our system

Can you please also break down the totals by the commercial property use class they fall under – A1 shops, A2 financial and professional services, A3 food and drink etc.

Answer: We cannot provide this information as it is not held within our system

 

 

If you have any queries or complaint about the processing of your request please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Alternatively for more information on the Freedom of Information Act contact the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioners Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Telephone 0303 123 1113

https://ico.org.uk/

 

It is important that you include the above FOI reference number on all correspondence related to this request.

 

Thank you for your request.