Can your property rates be reduced during a disaster?

Drakenstein Municipal Policy In terms of Section 15 of the Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004, a municipality may set out criteria in its rates policy in respect of reductions or exemptions to property rates levied on owners of properties who are temporarily without income[1] and owners of properties situated within an area affected […]

When can the municipality disconnect my water and electricity?

The municipality is the place where most, if not all, services are monitored for their availability to a property, and it is the very place that may cut off the supply of said services. Their authority does, however, come with the responsibility of remaining within the legal boundaries of managing the supply of services to […]