Who uses the GRV?

Gross Rental Values (GRVs) are provided to rating authorities who use the GRV to work out rates, service charges and levies to be paid by property owners.

These rating authorities include:

  • Local councils for rates
  • Water providers (e.g. Water Corporation WA) for water and sewerage rates
  • Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) for the emergency services levy, which is included on your council rates

Each rating authority sets their own rate in the dollar to be charged. The rate in the dollar is multiplied by the GRV, with the local council adding any levies (e.g. rubbish collection) to calculate the total of rates payable. You should find details of the GRV and rate in the dollar used to calculate your rates in the bill notices received from the respective rating authority.

If you have any queries on the rate in the dollar or levies, please contact the respective local council or rating authority. Any further queries on the GRV, please contact Landgate’s Customer Service team.

This page was last updated on: 04 Mar 2020