Business Improvement District Policy

Adopted October 2013

A Business Improvement District (BID) is a partnership between a local authority and a defined local business community to develop projects and services that benefit the trading environment and which align with the local authority’s objectives. 

The policy addresses:

  • the responsibilities of the Council and BID Associations
  • the objectives that a BID must meet
  • the process to establish a BID
  • the operation of a BID
  • managing the performance of a BID

Business Improvement District Policy – October 2013 (80KB PDF) | Text version (43KB RTF)