Ballot result announced by BCP Council

The creation of Christchurch Business Improvement District has been confirmed after the ballot result was announced by BCP Council on Friday 1st October 2021. A total of 78% of levy payers that voted, voted “yes” to support the creation of the BID for the Town.

The BID ballot met two key criteria that 50% of those voting, would vote in favour, and those ‘yes’ votes represented a majority of the total rateable value of all of the voting businesses. There was a majority 81.9% rateable value percentage.

Christchurch BID will now operate through to October 2026.

More about the BID and what it means for Christchurch businesses can be read on its website.

Christchurch Bid Business Plan Publication Cover