Public Notice: NEWCASTLE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

PUBLIC NOTICE CALLING FOR INSPECTION OF THE VALUATION ROLL AND LODGING OF OBJECTIONS

Notice is hereby given in terms of Section 49(1)(a)(i) of the Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act, 2004 (Act No.6 of 2004), hereinafter referred to as the “Act”, that the general valuation roll for the financial years 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2024 is open for public inspection at the centre(s) listed below, from 25 February 2019 to 12 April 2019. In addition the valuation roll is available at www.newcastle.gov.za.

An invitation is hereby made in terms of section 49(1)(a)(ii) of the Act that any owner of property or other person who so desires should lodge an objection with the municipal manager in respect of any matter reflected in, or omitted from, the general valuation roll within the above mentioned period.
Attention is specifically drawn to the fact that in terms of section 50(2) of the Act an objection must be in relation to a specific individual property and not against the valuation roll as such. The required forms for the lodging of an objection to an individual property are available at the centre(s) below and website www.newcastle.gov.za.

Valuation staff will be available at the centres to assist. The completed objection forms can be returned BY HAND to any of the centres listed below, or submitted ONLINE on the website. Kindly bring along the Section 49 notice when submitting your objection, as it will expedite the submission process. Note that online objections will only be formally accepted after checking that all submitted documents comply with the requirements.

NO FORM OF EMAIL OR FACSIMILE (FAX) SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

NO LATE OBJECTIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

CLOSING DATE FOR OBJECTIONS IS 15:00 ON 12 April 2019.

37 Murchison Street
Valuations Section
Newcastle
2940

MUNICIPAL MANAGER