• What is General Assessment Tax?
    - General Assessment Tax is the tax imposed on rated holdings such as :

    • Residential Buildings
    • Buildings used for Trade and Commerce such as Shops, Shophouses, Shop Offices, Business Centres, Hotels and Workshop, Petrol Stations and Cinemas.
    • Industrial Buildings such as Factories, Warehouses, Plants, Depots, Substations and etc.
    • Vacant Land such as Building, Agriculture, Industrial and Business which is located in Rompin District Council's area


  • Is there a charge for placing banners within a privately owned building?
    - Yes. Permits or approvals from MDR must be obtained for banners placed on privete buildings for the burpose of business.


  • When will payments for rentals of halls or equipment need to be paid?
    - Payment must be made at least 2 weeks before the event.


  • How long does it take for approvals for rentals of halls or equipment to be issued?
    - Approvals will be given immediately as soon as all conditions are met.


  • What is the difference between District Council or Municipal Council and Local Authority (PBT)?
    - Local Authorities in this country are divided into three categories as follows :

    1. City Council/City Hall  2. Municipal Council  3. District Council

    • City Council/ Hall is actually a Municipal Council which has been upgraded once the town attains the status of ’city’ after fulfilling certain criteria. These criteria are having a local population of more than 1,000,000 and an annual gross product exceeding RM 20 million.
    • Municipal Councils focus mainly on urban areas as opposed to District Councils, and have a higher population and higher gross annual product, than District Councils. The criteria for Municipal Councils are a population of more than 100,000 and a gross annual product of RM 5million.
    • The criteria for District Councils are a population of less than 100,000 and a gross annual product of less than RM 5million. District Councils are also more rural-based.


  • What are the colour of recycling bins?
    - The colour of recycling bins are as follow:

    • Blue – for paper
    • Orange – for aluminum & steel cans and plastic
    • Brown – for glass
Last Updated: Tuesday, 13 April 2021 - 9:01am