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Change your property rating category<h2 class="sectHeading">Apply to change your property category</h2><p>If your property falls into one of the following categories, we encourage you to apply to have your current property category changed. This will allow you to receive the reduced rates applicable to that category. </p> <span> <div class="notification with-heading dark-copy pink bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info toptip">​​​</i> </div><div class="desc"><h4>Top tip</h4><p>A full definition of the property ownership and use applicable to that property category can be found on the application form. </p></div></div></span> <p>Download and complete the relevant application form from the list below and submit to the email address provided in the adjacent column. <span>​​</span></p><table style="width:635px;height:415px;"> <caption>Property categories and application forms:</caption> <thead><tr><th style="width:390px;">Property category and application form:</th><th>Email for submission:</th></tr></thead><tbody><tr><td style="width:390px;"> <strong>Agricultural Properties</strong><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Forms%2c%20notices%2c%20tariffs%20and%20lists/Application_to_change_property_rating_category_Agriculture.pdf" target="_blank">Download application form</a></td><td> <a href="mailto:Valuations@capetown.gov.za">Valuations@capetown.gov.za</a></td></tr><tr><td style="width:390px;">Properties owned by a <strong>Social Housing </strong>Regulatory Authority accredited Social Housing Institution and used for social housing<br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Forms%2c%20notices%2c%20tariffs%20and%20lists/Application_to_change_property_rating_category_social%20housing.pdf" target="_blank">Download application form</a></td><td> <a href="mailto:ratecat.changes@capetown.gov.za">Ratecat.changes@capetown.gov.za</a></td></tr><tr><td style="width:390px;">Properties owned by an organisation – <strong>not for profit </strong><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Forms%2c%20notices%2c%20tariffs%20and%20lists/Application_to_change_property_rating_category_NPO.pdf" target="_blank">Download application form</a></td><td> <a href="mailto:BIVR@capetown.gov.za">BIVR@capetown.gov.za</a> ​</td></tr><tr><td rowspan="1" style="width:390px;">​Properties owned by <strong> war veterans’ associations</strong> and used for the welfare of war veterans<br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Forms%2c%20notices%2c%20tariffs%20and%20lists/Application_to_change_property_rating_category_War_Veterans_Association.pdf" target="_blank">Download application form</a></td><td rowspan="1">​<a href="mailto:BIVR@capetown.gov.za">BIVR@capetown.gov.za</a></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="1" style="width:390px;"> Property owned by a ​<strong>Public Benefit Organisations (PBO)</strong> and used for specified public benefit activities<br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Forms%2c%20notices%2c%20tariffs%20and%20lists/Application_to_change_property_rating_category_PBO.pdf" target="_blank">Download application form</a></td><td rowspan="1">​<a href="mailto:BIVR@capetown.gov.za">BIVR@capetown.gov.za</a></td></tr></tbody></table>​​​ <p> For more information, read our <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Procedures%2c%20guidelines%20and%20regulations/GeneralAndSupplementaryValuationsFAQs.pdf" target="_blank">General and Supplementary Valuations FAQs</a>.</p><div class="notification with-heading dark-copy light-blue bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <span class="info quickstat">​​</span> </div><div class="desc"><h4>supplementary valuations</h4><p>Once all documents have been submitted, our <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Departments/Valuations%20Department">Valuations Department </a>will investigate. If a category change is necessary, your property will be included in the next <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/work%20and%20business/commercial-properties/property-valuations/general-and-supplementary-valuations">Supplementary Valuation</a>. You will be informed in writing that your property has been included and of the outcome. </p></div></div><h2 class="sectHeading">Requirements for a Property owned by a PBO</h2><p>Read the requirements below to find out if your property should be categorised as Property owned by a Public Benefit Organisations (PBO) and used for specified public benefit activity:</p><p> <strong>For your property to be categorised as a PBO, the following is required:</strong></p><ol><li>1. Your organisation must be the registered owner of the property; </li><li>2. Your organisation must be a <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/work%20and%20business/doing-business-in-the-city/start-a-business/how-to-register-your-business">registered PBO</a>; and</li><li>3. Your property must be used for specified public benefit activities in accordance with items 1, 2 or 4 of the 9th Schedule of the Income Tax Act, such as: </li></ol><ul><li>Education and development</li><li>Healthcare</li><li>Welfare and humanitarian</li></ul><p> For more information, read our <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Procedures%2c%20guidelines%20and%20regulations/GeneralAndSupplementaryValuationsFAQs.pdf" target="_blank">General and Supplementary Valuations FAQs</a>.</p><h2 class="sectHeading">Contact us</h2><p>For more information, contact:</p> <h4>Valuations Department</h4><p> <em> Telephone:<br><a>086 010 3089</a><br><br> Email:<br><a href="mailto:valuations@capetown.gov.za">valuations@capetown.gov.za</a></em> </p><p>Or visit the <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Departments/Valuations%20Department">department page</a> for more information.</p>GP0|#75a42d55-79b3-41c2-8c01-f92dd1cf5ec2;L0|#075a42d55-79b3-41c2-8c01-f92dd1cf5ec2|Contest a property valuation;GTSet|#a7cfb90d-44ad-4426-98ce-565f79932396;GPP|#1b55b434-a2ae-4e69-8f9e-f13081f551c3If you believe that your property is categorised incorrectly, you may apply for a rating category change.

 

 

Change in Property Rating Category Application Form: Agriculture469145GP0|#f0b069a9-84bd-4629-943b-3e3dfa0685a7;L0|#0f0b069a9-84bd-4629-943b-3e3dfa0685a7|Application form;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#3a03f9b9-d2e9-49b1-92e1-37b654747f82;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2020-06-30T22:00:00Z
Change in Property Rating Category Application Form: Organisations Not for Profit490627GP0|#f0b069a9-84bd-4629-943b-3e3dfa0685a7;L0|#0f0b069a9-84bd-4629-943b-3e3dfa0685a7|Application form;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#3a03f9b9-d2e9-49b1-92e1-37b654747f82;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2020-06-30T22:00:00Z
Change in Property Rating Category Application Form: PBO517747GP0|#f0b069a9-84bd-4629-943b-3e3dfa0685a7;L0|#0f0b069a9-84bd-4629-943b-3e3dfa0685a7|Application form;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#3a03f9b9-d2e9-49b1-92e1-37b654747f82;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2020-06-30T22:00:00Z
Change in Property Rating Category Application Form: Social Housing472419GP0|#f0b069a9-84bd-4629-943b-3e3dfa0685a7;L0|#0f0b069a9-84bd-4629-943b-3e3dfa0685a7|Application form;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#3a03f9b9-d2e9-49b1-92e1-37b654747f82;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2020-07-01T10:00:00Z
Change in Property Rating Category Application Form: War Veterans' Association468706GP0|#f0b069a9-84bd-4629-943b-3e3dfa0685a7;L0|#0f0b069a9-84bd-4629-943b-3e3dfa0685a7|Application form;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#3a03f9b9-d2e9-49b1-92e1-37b654747f82;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2020-06-30T22:00:00Z

 

 

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