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GENERAL FAQ

  1. What are the places of interest that could be visited in Lenggong District?
    • Kota Tampan, Gua Gunung Runtuh, Gua Gunung Harimau, Gua Kelawar, Gua Puteri, Lata Kekabu dan Tasik Raban.
  2. Where can the visitors stay when visiting Lenggong?
    • Rumah Rehat Lenggong, Resort Tasik Raban, Nur Lembah Lenggong
  3. Where is Lenggong District?
    • Lenggong is an administrative centre situated in the middle of the area. At the south, it is 62 km from Bandar Diraja Kuala Kangsar and at the north, 57 km from Gerik, the Administrative Centre for Hulu Perak District.
  4. How does one get to Lenggong?
    • Travelling on PLUS Highway, exit at "Exit 143: Kuala Kangsar". After the toll, travel to Gerik, passing through Lubuk Merbau and Sauk. Lenggong is on the way to Gerik that is 48 km from Kuala Kangsar Toll. Continue the journey until you reach Raja Muda Nazrin Shah Bridge. You will come across Lenggong signboard which is approximately 9km from the traffic light after the Raja Muda Nazrin Shah Bridge.
  5. What is the function of Lenggong District Council?
    • To be an agent that is responsible in achieving a perfect value of life through the national development policy.
  6. What are the services provided by the Lenggong District Council?
    • Please refer Services. Please click here.
  7. How long is the processing period of a license application?
    • 30 days.
  8. What is the vision of Lenggong District Council?
    • Moving towards a progressive and developing town by an organised planning to produce a harmony and peaceful society.

 

ASSESSMENT TAX

  1. WHAT IS ASSESSMENT TAX?
    • Assessment rates are local taxes imposed for ownership and occupation of rateable holding situated within Council's area of jurisdiction.
  2. WHY WE SHOULD PAY THE ASSESSMENT TAX?
    • Collections from assessment tax are required to sustain the Council's spending in providing services like costs for town maintenance, constructing or maintaining recreational parks, grass cutting, payment for streetlights bills and others for the wellbeing of the community.
  3. WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I DID NOT RECEIVE ANY BILLS?• Lot No or Premises No. or Land allocation;
    • Account No. (if any) or
    • Past bill for reference
    • Come to Property and Valuation Unit, Lenggong District Council to get your bills. Please bring these information:-
  4. WHAT IS MY RESPONSIBILITY AS A TAX PAYER?• Check at the Lenggong District Council office for levy of assessment rates.
    • Pay rates on time.
    • Notify the Council of any change in postal address.
    • Gives P. O. Box Number if applicable,
    • Notify the Council of change of ownership.
    • Chcecking at the Council's office and settle the assessment tax payment to the Council before transfer of ownership takes place.
    • Notify the Council by correspondence if the buildings are renovated or demolished.
    • Informing the council by mail if you want reduction on assessment tax because your building is unoccupied.
    • Complete and return any forms that sent by the Council.
    • To collect at the Council's office copy of the assessment bill if not received. (No waiver of default fee is granted for non-receipt of assessment bill).
    • The most important roles are to pay the tax assessment before the date.
      Tax payer should :-
  5. WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I AM JUST A TENANT OF THE PREMISES?
    • You can provide the bil to the owner for immediate payment. If the owner fails to pay, your belongings in the presmises will be confiscated. Therefore you should protect yourselves by paying the rent to the Council until arrears is paid. The clause of Seksyen 151(6) Local Government Act 171 will protect you!
  6. WHY IS MY ASSESSMENT TAX RATE DIFFERENT THAN MY NEIGHBOUR?• Type of buildings
    • Floor area
    • Location
    • Construction Material
    • Usage
    • Assessment tax rates may differ depending on the:-
  7. AM I ENTITLED FOR REBATES IF MY PREMISES IS EMPTY / NO TENANT?
    • If your building has no tenant or empty, you must inform the Council. You will be entitled for the rebate if you fulfill the conditions under Regulation 5 and 6 of the Local Authorities (Rating) Regulations 1997.
  8. WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I WANT TO BUY A BUILT PREMISES HOUSE OR LAND?
    • Check with the Council for the registered name and any arrears to the premises or land in order to avoid from any regrets in the future. Seksyen 146, Act 171 enforces that settlement any arrears are of the owner's responsibility. You are also advised to check with realty that the premises or land taxes is paid.
  9. WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I HAVE CHANGED OR SOLD MY VACANT LOT / PREMISES OWNERSHIP, OR INHERIT IT?
    • Inform the Council with filling in Form 1 and Form J within three month after the change of ownership. Action will be taken following Seksyen 160(6) Akta 171 for failure to inform.
  10. WHAT IF I CANNOT AFFORD TO PAY THE SETTLEMENT?
    • The Council may consider payment by installments. You are advised to come to Property and Valuation Unit, Lenggong District Council for appeal and consideration with the in charged officers. The Council is always ready and willing to consider your problems on Tax Assessment.

For more details please contact :-

Officer : Siti Rafeah Binti Dzulkifli
Telephone : 05-7677207/307
Email  mohdyusof@mdlg.gov.my