The Yorke Peninsula Council utilises Differential Rating whereby it applies different rates in the dollar for different land uses.
There are nine different land uses that Council can differentiate between. They are:
- Commercial – Shop
- Commercial – Office
- Commercial – Other
- Industry – Light
- Industry – Other
- Primary Production
- Vacant Land
The definition of each category is set out in detail in the Local Government (General) Regulations 1999 (at regulation 10).
Should you have any reason to believe that the land use category applied to your assessment is not reflective of the predominant use of your property, you may lodge a written objection to Council outlining the grounds upon which your objection is based. Objections must be submitted within 60 days of receipt of the first Rates Notice for the financial year.