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The Localism Act came into force in November 2011. Part 5 of the Act provides new
powers for Communities, including the “Community Right to Bid” and the regulations
regarding this came into force on 20
th
Sept 2012.
The Community Right to Bid provides “relevant bodies” with the right to nominate
land/buildings as Assets of Community Value.
This form is split into three sections to enable you
to give details about:
a) who you are;
b) the asset you wish to nominate; and
c) what community value you believe the asset has.
We ask for this information to help assess whether your nomination meets the
requirements of the legislation relating to this community right.
Section 1 - CONTACT DETAILS
1a)
Organisation Name and Address
Organisation Name:
Address and postcode:
1b)
Please provide contact details for the person we should contact to discuss the
nomination.
Name:
Address:
Tel Number:
Mobile Number:
Email Address:
Assets of Community Value – Nomination Form
Please use this form to nominate an asset of community value
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1c)
Please specify which of the following categories your organisation relates to
Parish/Town Council
Unincorporated community group
Neighbourhood Forum
designated as pursuant to section 61F of
the Town & Country Planning Act 1990
Charitable Organisation
Eg, Charity, Community Interest Company, Non-profit Company Limited
by Guarantee, Non-profit Industrial & Provident Society
If an unincorporated community body please provide the number
of such members. At least 21 of its individual members must be
registered to vote on the local electoral roll.
Please Note: We may ask you to provide details of all members
If a charity, company, CIC or social enterprise, please provide
registration number
Section 2 - DESCRIPTION OF THE ASSET YOU WISH TO NOMINATE
2a)
What is the Asset?
Eg. Shop, pub, community facility
2b
)
Please provide the location/address and postcode of the nominated land or
building
Address:
Postcode:
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2c)
What do you consider to be the boundary of the property?
Give as much detail
as possible, including an Ordnance Survey plan outlining the site.
2d)
Please provide details of the current occupants of the land or building being
nominated, including the name and current (or last known) addresses of all those
holding a freehold or leasehold estate in the land.
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Section 3 - SUPPORTING INFORMATION FOR THE NOMINATION
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a)
What are the reasons for nomination this land/b
uilding for consideration as an
asset of community value?
Please provide as much information as possible, including:
the present use of the asset – types of activities, what groups use it now and in the
recent past
how the asset furthers the social well-being or social interests (including cultural,
recreational, sporting interests) of the community.
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b)
How could the building or land be acquired and used in the future?
If the asset is listed as an asset of community value, any community interest group
(including Parish/Town Council) will get the opportunity to bid for the asset, if the
present owner decides to sell. Please outline below:
how such a group could fund the purchase of the land, and
how they could run it for the benefit of the community.
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Declaration
I can confirm that to the best of my knowledge the information contained in this
nomination form is complete and accurate
Signed: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Print Name: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Position in Organisation: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Date: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Attachment checklist
Copy of group constitution (if applicable)
Names and home addresses of 21 members registered to vote in nomination area
(if group is not constituted)
Site boundary plan (if possible)
Evidence of current community use e.g. activity programmes, website links
Please use and attach additional sheets of paper if you need to.
Thank you for your nomination.
We will acknowledge receipt of your nomination and will also check through your form
and let you know if any further information is required. If you have not received an
acknowledgement within five working days, please contact us on the email
address below.
For any further information or advice in filling in the form check our website:
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Please email this completed nomination to
Enquiries@somersetwestandtaunton.gov.uk
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