Technical Programmes

Municipal Property Rates Act Programme

January 28, 2020

Course Duration: 2 days


This course focusses on the legislative framework requirements for municipal rates

  • Municipal Rates policy
  • Community participation
  • Differential rates to be levied on all rateable property
  • Exemptions, reductions and rebates
  • Limitations on levying of municipal rates & impermissible rates
  • Limits on annual increases of rates
  • Compulsory phasing-in of certain rates
  • Municipal register of properties applicable properties
  • Liability for municipal rates by property owners
  • General valuation roll & Supplementary valuations roll
  • Municipal Valuation Rolls requirements
  • Inspection of property
  • Processing of objections
  • Right of appeal & Adjustments or additions to valuation rolls
  • Establishment of valuation appeal boards