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Submit a certificate of compliance of water installation<span> <h2 class="sectHeading">How to submit </h2> <p>The Certificate of Compliance was introduced to ensure the quality of plumbing installations and protect property buyers from latent defects and high water bills. </p> <p><strong>The document certifies that:</strong></p> <ul><li>there are no plumbing defects;</li><li>the water meter is working;</li><li>there are no stormwater connections running into the sewer system;</li><li>there are no cross-connections between drinking water and any grey water, recycled water or ground-water systems; and</li><li>the water installation conforms to the national building regulations and local by-laws.</li></ul> <p>Before the property is transferred, the seller should approach a <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/Residential-utility-services/Residential-water-and-sanitation-services/Find-a-qualified-registered-plumber-in-Cape-Town">qualified, registered​​ plumber​</a> to conduct the inspection and complete the certificate. To submit the form, the plumber must follow the steps below: </p> <p> <strong>Step 1: </strong>Download the Water Installation on Transfer of Ownership Certificate of Compliance Form from the document downloads section below. </p> <p> <strong>Step 2:</strong> Complete the inspection, perform any remedial work and then sign the Certificate of Compliance. The City’s logo may not be used on the Certificate of Compliance.</p> <p> <strong>Step 3: </strong>The fully completed Certificate of Compliance must then be submitted by the conveyancing attorney via email to <em> </em> <a href="mailto:CertificateOfCompliance@capetown.gov.za"> <em>certificateofcompliance@capetown.gov.za</em></a>. </p> <p>A City of Cape Town water inspector will conduct an inspection to ensure compliance at selected properties. The City will take up any issues of non-compliance directly with the plumber.</p> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">Contact us</h2></span><span> <h4>City Call Centre</h4> <p><em>Telephone: <br> <a>0860 103 089</a> </em></p> <h4>Water and Sanitation Department</h4> <p> Email: <br> <a title="title" href="mailto:certificateofcompliance@capetown.gov.za"> <em>certificateofcompliance@capetown.gov.za</em></a></p> </span></span>GP0|#aae9bde9-1c89-4895-a898-fcd0453f81ec;L0|#0aae9bde9-1c89-4895-a898-fcd0453f81ec|Water and sanitation;GTSet|#a7cfb90d-44ad-4426-98ce-565f79932396;GPP|#6c293e71-0db4-42d2-a348-6d21e8d13030;GPP|#54dbab3a-0b2f-4602-8af5-3d651c59a5f4If you need a certificate of compliance for water installation, you can do so by submitting an application to the City.

 

 

Water Installation on Transfer of Ownership Certificate of Compliance Form1037085GP0|#b1509e73-f718-4505-a76d-ca86b1bf65ef;L0|#0b1509e73-f718-4505-a76d-ca86b1bf65ef|Certificate of compliance form;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#3a03f9b9-d2e9-49b1-92e1-37b654747f82;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2013-12-31T22:00:00Z

 

 

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