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Business Improvement District (BID) ballots

Essential maintenance will be taking place on a number of online systems on Sunday 24 June between 10am and 5pm. This may lead to some parts of the website being unavailable at times. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

A Business Improvement District (BID) is a business led and business funded scheme to improve a defined commercial area, such as a town centre or industrial estate through additional services or new initiatives.

When a BID Proposal is produced, a postal ballot is then held where businesses vote ‘for’ or ‘against’ the proposed programme.

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We have conducted BID ballots for:

  • Camborne
  • Falmouth
  • Newquay
  • Penzance
  • St Austell
  • St Ives
  • Truro - City
  • Truro - Newham.

The Council's Business Improvement District Team has more information on Business Improvement Districts.

The Business Improvement Districts (England) Regulations 2004 are available on the government website.