An indicative timeline for a Dorking BID could be

Notification to Secretary of State of intention to hold a ballot November 2016
Dorking BID Business plan published February 2017
Notice of ballot sent to all businesses February 2017
Ballot period 30 March – 27 April 2017
Ballot result announced 28 April 2017
28 day challenge period 28 April – 26 May 2017
BID term starts (64 days after ballot result is announced) 1st July 2017
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