Rating Valuations 2017

Rating valuations are required by law to provide councils with a uniform basis for levying certain local authority and regional council rates. They are completed by independent valuers appointed by Council via a tendering process and must be completed for the Rotorua District once every three years (e.g. current revaluation date 1 July 2017).

The valuations are audited by the Office of the Valuer-General, and must meet the requirements of the Rating Valuations Act 1988, the Rating Valuations Regulations 1998, and the Rating Valuations Rules.

Rating valuations can also be a useful guide for property owners and prospective purchasers to use as a starting point to determine the current market value of a property, as they are based on the local property market at a fixed point in time. However, the valuations are prepared using rating methodology and are for rating purposes. They are not prepared on the same basis as a private registered valuers report.

The rating capital value of a property also does not include any chattels, (e.g. carpets, curtains, heat pump, stove, dishwasher and light fittings), stock, crops, machinery, goodwill or plantation trees.

Thinking about making an objection? 

Before you do, check out our rating valuations comparison tool, "RatesView" or read the FAQs.
Guide to rating valuations - the FAQs
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Objections to the 2017 rating valuations:

Fill out the form at the bottom of this page if you would like to make an objection to your 2017 rating valuations. Alternatively, you can download and fill out an objection form and drop it off at Council's customer centre. 
2017 Rating Valuation Objection Form​​​​

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