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Comment on the proposed leases, lease renewals and encroachments of a minor nature for various categories of City-owned property<span> <h2 class="sectHeading">About</h2></span> <p> In accordance with section 16.5 and 16.6 of the <a href="">Management of certain of the City of Cape Town’s Immovable Property Policy</a> (adopted by Council on 26 August 2010 C54/08/10) and Chapter 4 of the Municipal Asset Transfer Regulations (2008) we are considering the lease of the following City-owned property:<br></p> <span> <div class="mobile-scroll"><table style="width:600px;"><thead><tr><th style="width:52px;">Category<br></th><th style="width:122px;">Description<br></th></tr></thead><tbody><tr><td style="width:52px;">Improved properties<br></td><td style="width:122px;">Leases and lease renewals of improved properties for a period no longer than 3 years at a market-related rental or tariff rental.</td></tr><tr><td rowspan="1" style="width:52px;">​Outdoor seating</td><td rowspan="1" style="width:122px;">​Leases and lease renewals for outside seating purposes at a market related rental. </td></tr><tr><td rowspan="1" style="width:52px;">​Non-viable gardening and security leases<br></td><td rowspan="1" style="width:122px;">​Leases and lease renewals of non-viable portion(s) of municipal land Security leases to adjoining land owners at a tariff rental as approved by Council annually. </td></tr><tr><td rowspan="1" style="width:52px;">​Encroachments of a minor nature<br></td><td rowspan="1" style="width:122px;">​Agreements (including renewals) for encroachments not exceeding 50 centimetres over the erf boundary or not exceeding 50 m². <br></td></tr></tbody></table></div>​​​</span> <p>The specific details for each property, per transaction, will be communicated to the Subcouncil Manager, Subcouncil Chairperson, Ward Councillor and abutting land owners. Notifications will be posted on Notice Boards at the Property Management Regional Offices.<br></p><h4>Information Statement</h4><ul><li>Reason: the properties will not be required for the provision of a minimum level of basic municipal service; </li><li>Expected benefit: the properties are regarded as underutilised, surplus to Council’s requirements, no demand exist for same, and the lease will furthermore relieve Council of a maintenance burden and generate funds for the City of Cape Town;</li><li>Expected proceeds: the City will receive a market related rental or tariff rental, depending on the category, for the proposed lease; and </li><li>Expected gain or loss: no loss will be incurred by the City arising from the granting of right. <br></li></ul><p>In terms of section 17 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, Act 32 of 2000, you can submit comments to the municipality in respect of the above categories. </p><h2 class="sectHeading">Comment period</h2><p>Submit your comments from <strong>19 May 2023 – 20 June 2023</strong>.</p><h2 class="sectHeading">Submit your comment</h2><p>Submit your comments via the following channels:</p><p> <strong>Online</strong><br> <a href="" target="_blank">Submit your comments online</a>.<br></p><h2 class="sectHeading">Contact us</h2><p>For more information and general enquiries, contact:</p><h4>Melissa Hunn</h4><p> <em>Telephone:<br><a>021 400 1673</a><br><br> Email:<br><a href=""></a></em></p>GP0|#cc1f7b28-f43b-45ab-a0f2-08b4fefef7ed;L0|#0cc1f7b28-f43b-45ab-a0f2-08b4fefef7ed|Issues open for public comment;GTSet|#a7cfb90d-44ad-4426-98ce-565f79932396;GPP|#79e6adda-2aa2-4523-bc29-296828216c9319 May – 20 June 20230





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