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The Town Planner

Services & Procedures

The following procedures reflect situations most often encountered by property owners.
Township Establishment:

Township establishment is the process of turning farmland or small holdings into township land.

Rezoning:

Rezoning is the process of amending Town Planning Scheme conditions pertaining to a particular property.

Business Rights:

Business rights can be obtained by means of rezoning.

Subdivision:

Subdivision is the process of dividing a single property into two or more portions.

Consent Use:

A Consent Use procedure is followed when a Town Planning Scheme specifically provides for certain uses with the consent of the local authority.

Removal of Restrictive Conditions:

Removal of Restrictive Conditions is often required to rid a property of certain inflexible encumbrances written into the title deed.

Development Potential:

Development Plans can be compiled by a property owner for a specific site, or can be compiled by a planning authority as part of the development policy for a larger area.

Land Use Controls: 

Land use controls include legislation, town planning schemes and title conditions that tell a property owner what he can or cannot do with or on his property.

Registration of Servitude:

Registration of Servitude is the procedure of securing a right in favour of a third party over a particular property.

Registration of Property Ownership:

Registration of Property Ownership is done in the Deeds Office.

Expropriation:

Expropriation is the procedure available to a local, provincial or national authority to obtain ownership of property or certain rights over property.

Proclamation:

Proclamation is an alternative procedure available to a local, provincial or national authority to obtain certain rights over property, such as roads.

 

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