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LAND BETTERMENT CHARGE
Table of Rates 2022
Table of Rates
Land Betterment Charge Table of Rates as of 23 September 2022
Table of Rates 2023
Table of Rates
For use in determination of pre-chargeable value for safeguarded historical base line (where applicable)
A fee of $1,100 will be collected for updating the land’s baseline value, and this will be payable together with the LBC when the LO is issued.
OPTION FOR SPOT VALUATION
In cases where there is no suitable or comparable use group for assessment, the Valuation method will apply. Taxable persons may also elect to use the Valuation method, which is irreversible, in lieu of the Table of Rates method by using a prescribed form.
RECEIVING A LIABILITY ORDER
Every liability order will include details such as (i) the amount of LBC payable; (ii) the name of the taxable person(s) (and apportionment, if any; and (iii) the methods by which payment for LBC can be made. Upon receipt of a liability order, the LBC payable by a taxable person is due to SLA at the end of one month. Once LBC has been paid in full, the liability order will cease to have effect.
Assumption of Liability Notice
A person who wishes to assume liability to pay any LBC for a chargeable consent may inform SLA inform using the following form.
Application for Assumption of Liability
A charitable institution using the land for charitable purposes may apply to SLA for a deferment to pay LBC using this form. .
Application for Deferment Determination
Transfer of Deferred Liability
A taxable person whose liability to pay any LBC is deferred may apply to transfer his deferred liability to another person using this form.
Application for Notice of Transfer of Deferred Liability
An owner or prospective owner of a land may use this form to apply for a certificate for the purpose of determining his liability for LBC.
Application for Evidentiary Certificate
RENEWAL OF LEASE
All State leases have specified tenures. Property owners can apply for the renewal of leases, and each application will be considered on its own merits, bearing in mind the Government's long-term plans for the land and in consultation with other public agencies. Please refer to the current Lease Renewal policy.
You may apply for the renewal of a lease using this online application form.