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Commercial Rates Postponement

Commercial Rates Postponement - Application form

Applying for Postponement

You can download and fill out the Commercial Rates Postponement application form and send to us in the following way:

  • Postal address: Porirua City Council, PO Box 50218, Porirua 5240
  • Physical address: Ground Floor, Administration Building, 16 Cobham Court, Porirua 5022
  • Email: Your application form to

Alternatively, you can fill in the application form below.

Application must be received by close of business on the 14th July 2020.

Commercial Rates Postponement - Application form: Download here

Conditions and criteria

Eligibility for this postponement of 2020/21 rates is limited to ratepayers in respect of rating units that fall within Porirua City’s business sector. The business sector is defined as rating units in the following rating categories:

  • Business (Category 13);
  • Motels (Category 15); and
  • Shopping Plazas (Category 16).

Online Form

Please complete all mandatory fields with a

Name (as it appears on your Combined Rates Tax Invoice)
if different from above