Examples, Guidelines and Advice Notes

Advice Notes - General
BIDs Made Easier - a 20 point guide to the development of a Business Improvement District in Scotland click here to download
A Timetable For Establishing a Business Improvement District In Scotland click here to download 
Timeline for Letters of Notification and Submissions click here

 

Advice Notes - Ballots
Definition of Individuals Entitled to Vote click here to download
Allocation of Votes - Non Domestic Occupier Only - Excluding Owners and Tenants click here to download
Example - Non Domestic Occupier Only - Notice of Ballot Letter click here to download
Example - Non Domestic Occupier - Ballot Arrangements click here to download
Example - Non Domestic Occupier Only - Notice of Ballot - Newspaper Notice click here to download
Example - Non Domestic Occupier - Ballot Paper click here to download
Example - Non Domestic Occupier - Ballot Result click here to download
Template - Proxy Ballot Application letter click here to download
Template - Duplicate Ballot Application letter click here to download

BID Proposals and Business Plans
What is a BID Proposal and BID Business Plan click here to download

BID Proposal Template March 2015 (word) click here to download

BID Proposal Template March 2015 (pdf) click here to download

Example Renewal Ballot Business Plan Kirkcaldy click here to download

Example Business Plan - Queensferry Ambition 2012 click here to download

Example Business Plan - BID4Oban 2012 click here to download

Example Business Plan Summary Booklet - BID4Oban 2012 click here to download 

 

The Levy
Example template letter to accompany the levy invoice click here to download 
Example letter - Inspiring Falkirk letter to accompany the levy invoice click here to download 

 

Baseline Services
Baseline Services Checklist - click here
Baseline Services Document Template - click here
Example Baseline Services - South Queensferry - click here to download
Example Baseline Services - Oban - click here to download

 

BIDs Development Project Plan
An example of a project plan to develop a BID click here to download

BID Boundary Map
For the good practice BID Boundary Map for use with the BID Proposal and BID Business Plan please click here. 

BIDs Database of Voters Single Part Ballot

Database of Voters Advice Note click here to download
Example Database of Voters Single Part Ballot click here to download

If you require a two part database, that is including the property owners, then please speak with BIDs Scotland

 

Local Authority Ballot Notification Letter Templates
154 days notification please click here
98 days notification please click here
56 days request to hold a ballot please click here
Proxy Ballot Application please click here
Duplicate Ballot Application please click here