Commercial Rates Change of Ownership Form - Section 32
Under Section 32 of the Local Government Reform Act 2014 owners of a Rateable Property are required to notify their Local Authority when there is a change in the occupation of their property i.e when a property is being sold or if there is a change in occupier including where a property becomes vacant..
What are the contact details of the Commercial Rates Section in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council offices?
Commercial Rates Section
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council
Phone: (01) 205 4821
Fax: (01) 280 5581
Who is my Rate Collector?
There are three Rate Collectors for the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County area. The Rate Collectors are responsible for the collection of rates in their area.
Deirdre Gleeson is the Rate Collector for the area from the County boundary with Dublin City to the centre of Dún Laoghaire. Her areas include Booterstown, Blackrock, Monkstown, Part of Dún Laoghaire from Monkstown towards Royal Marine Road and Stillorgan/Clonskeagh. She can be contacted at (01) 205 4798 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Stephen Moody is the Rate Collector for the area from the centre of Dún Laoghaire to the County boundary with Bray. His areas include part of Dún Laoghaire from Royal Marine Road towards Glasthule, Glasthule, Dalkey, Shankill, Cherrywood, Foxrock. He can be contacted at (01) 2054895 or via e-mail at email@example.com.
Barbara Hanney is the Rate Collector for the west side of the County. Her areas include Dundrum, Stillorgan, Sandyford, Rathfarnham and Churchtown. She can be contacted at (01) 204 7088 or via e-mail on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Owners must complete a Section 32 Form within 14 days of the change taking place. Owners who do not notify the local authority within 14 days will incur a financial penalty. This penalty is an amount equivalent to up to two years of outstanding rates from the previous occupier. Any penalty due and outstanding by an owner of relevant property due to non-notification will remain a charge on the property.
All ratepayers are reminded that they are legally required to pay all commercial rates due from them prior to their departure from a property or prior to the sale or transfer of an interest in a property. Any rates due and outstanding by an owner of relevant property will remain a charge on the property.