Property Renovation Penalty

A fine for any party refurbishing a property and leaving it in an incomplete state for years on end, ie 10 years plus, with the whole area resembling a building site.  Many individuals start property developments and choose to leave them unattended for years on end.  Clean up the Island and enforce/enhance property planning and development rules.

 

Why the contribution is important

Additional revenue for the Treasury and maintain standards of Island properties.

by Jacaranda13 on April 30, 2017 at 10:15AM

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  • Posted by Hemmingway April 30, 2017 at 11:55

    There are some terrible examples of buildings left abandoned - attracting rubbish and vandalism.
    The "Bayqueen Hotel" on the Promenade in Port St Mary has been empty for a great many years.
    The area around the building is a mess.
    Many visitors to the island who see the "Bayqueen" comment on the very sad and poor state of it.
    The site appears to be used as a dumping place and storage area for all kinds of materials and building equipment.
    It would be interesting to know - does the owner pays rates on the property ?
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