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.