PUBLIC NOTICE CALLING FOR INSPECTION OF GENERAL VALUATION ROLL AND LODGING OF OBJECTIONS
Notice is hereby given in terms of the provisions of section 49(1)(a)(i) read with section 78(2) of the Municipal Property Rates Act No. 6 of 2004 as amended that the General Valuation Roll of the Kouga Municipality for the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2023 is open for public inspection/scrutiny at the Municipality’s head and satellite offices within the area of jurisdiction of the Kouga Municipality during the period 15 February 2018 – 30 April 2018. The Roll will, in addition, be accessible on the municipal website www.kouga.gov.za.
Please note that the closing date for the lodging of objections is 30 April 2018.
No late objections will be accepted.
In terms of section 49(1)(a)(i) read with section 78(2) of the Act, an invitation is hereby extended to any owner of property or other person who so desires, to lodge an objection with the Municipal Manager in respect of any valuation reflected in, or omitted from, the Roll during the period afforded for objections on the prescribed form which is obtainable from the designated venues indicated herein, as well as on the website.
Attention is pertinently invited to the provision in section 50(2) which stipulate that an objection must be in relation to a specific individual property and not against the valuation roll as such.
Attention is further invited to the provision in section 50(3) which provides that the Municipal Manager must assist an objector to lodge an objection if that objector is unable to read or write. Persons requiring assistance are invited to make use of this service by contacting the Valuation Office at the Jeffreys Bay Offices of the Municipality at telephone number 042 200 2157 / 042 200 8543 A valuer will also be situated in the Jeffreys Bay Offices on appointment to assist with queries and objections.
Objections endorsed “Attention Valuations” can either be e-mailed to: Marinda – firstname.lastname@example.org / Regardt – email@example.com / Wendy – firstname.lastname@example.org or Faxed to: Marinda – 086 570 2737 / Regardt – 086 523 8133 / Wendy – 086 481 4127
Delivered to: Valuation Office, Kouga Municipality, 33 Da Gama Road, Jeffreys Bay before the stipulated closing date. Objections will only be valid once an objection number is issued.
Mr C du Plessis P.O.Box 21
MUNICIPAL MANAGER Jeffreys Bay