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Rezoning of Property

When a property is initially purchased, one cannot always predict the host of possible intentions for which the property is to be used. Even when purchasing a residential property, very often in this entrepreneurially supportive country, property owners may decide to start and operate a business from their premises. Various considerations are to be made, […]

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Zoning regulations for businesses run in residential areas

If you are contemplating setting up a business in a residential area or from your home, you will need to understand all the relevant regulations regarding the zoning of your property to ensure that you are complying with the bylaws of your council. Unless you’ve taken the time to thoroughly investigate your city zoning regulations, you’re […]

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Rezoning ruling highlights the importance of due diligence

In Maccsand v City of Cape Town (CCT 103/11) [2012] ZACC 7 and Minister for Mineral Resources v Swartland Municipality and Others (CCT 102/11) [2012] ZACC 8 (12 April 2012):   According to the press summary of this Constitutional Court judgement, in October 2007 the Minister for Mineral Resources granted Maccsand a mining permit in […]

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