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Leasing or purchasing City-owned land<span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Leasing or purchasing viable land </h2></span> <p>Viable land is property that can be developed and function as a separate entity capable of registration in the Deeds Office.</p><p>Viable land includes properties used for the following purposes:</p><ul><li>Commercial</li><li>Industrial</li><li>Business</li><li>Residential</li><li>Social (including early childhood development centres and public places of worship)</li></ul><p>In terms of legislation and policy, the sale or lease of City-owned immovable property must follow a competitive process, and properties may only be sold or leased if they are surplus to the needs of the municipality.</p><p>When City-owned immovable property is identified as being surplus to the needs of the municipality and approved to be sold or leased, the City follows a competitive process either by means of a tender or auction to sell or lease the property. The tender and auction of City properties are advertised in the local newspapers.</p><h4>Apply to lease or purchase viable land</h4><p>Where a City-owned immovable property is sold or leased via a tender procedure, interested parties must submit a tender by completing the official tender document which becomes available once a tender has been advertised in the newspapers or media. </p> <span> <div class="notification with-heading dark-copy pink bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info note">​​​</i> </div><div class="desc"><h4>Please note</h4><p>Tenders are advertised in the Municipal Notices in The Cape Argus and Die Burger on Fridays. Properties on auction are advertised by the auctioneers in the local newspapers.</p></div></div></span> <p>Alternatively, interested parties can visit the <a href="http://web1.capetown.gov.za/web1/tenderportal" target="_blank">City’s Supply Chain Management website</a> every Friday to see if any appropriate land has been made available for tender.</p><p>If you wish to acquire a property that will be disposed of through an auction, you must first register with the auctioneer appointed by the City to undertake the auction.</p> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Leasing or purchasing non-viable land​​​​​​​</h2></span> <p>Non-viable land refers to any City-owned property that cannot be developed on its own or function as a separate entity due to urban planning and physical constraints or extent.</p><h4>Apply to lease or purchase non-viable land</h4><p>The City sells or leases non-viable property that can become functional only if used by an adjoining property owner in conjunction with that owner’s property.</p> <span> <div class="notification with-heading dark-copy pink bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info note">​​​</i> </div><div class="desc"><h4>Please note</h4><p>Your application requires a non-refundable application fee. Incomplete application forms will not be processed.</p></div></div></span> <p>To apply to lease or purchase non-viable land, download the <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Forms%2c%20notices%2c%20tariffs%20and%20lists/PM001-Lease%20or%20Buy%20Municipal%20Land%20Application%20Form.pdf" target="_blank">application form</a>.</p><h4>Apply to lease City-owned land for sporting purposes</h4><p>The City leases property for sporting purposes.</p><p>To apply, download the <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Forms%2c%20notices%2c%20tariffs%20and%20lists/PM004-To_lease_for_sporting_purposes_Application_Form.pdf">application form</a>.</p><h4>Apply to lease accommodation on City-owned land</h4><p>If you would like to apply to register on the Improved Property Database to lease accommodation on City-owned land, you will need to submit a separate application form.</p><p>The City has limited improved properties available for leasing and market-related rental applies. When a residential property becomes vacant, potential tenants will be sourced from the database according to certain criteria, e.g. affordability, if they are an appropriate fit.</p> <span> <div class="notification with-heading dark-copy pink bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info note">​​​</i> </div><div class="desc"><h4>Please note</h4><p>The database is not a waiting list and registration doesn’t guarantee that your application will be successful or considered.</p></div></div></span> <p>Download the <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Forms%2c%20notices%2c%20tariffs%20and%20lists/Accommodation%20Application%20Form.pdf" target="_blank">application form</a> to register on the Improved Property Database.</p><p>For step-by-step instructions on how to apply for accommodation, please follow the link below.</p> <span> <div class="notification with-heading white-copy yellow bg-darker-grey"><div class="graphic"> <i class="info citycard">​​</i></div><div class="desc"><h4>City Connect</h4><p> <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/apply/city-housing-and-properties/city-property-tenders/apply-to-lease-accommodation-on-city-owned-property">Apply to lease accommodation on City-owned property. </a></p></div></div></span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Contact us</h2><p> <strong><a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Departments/Property%20Management%20Department">Property Management Department</a></strong></p><p> <em>Telephone:<br><a> 0860 103 089</a><br><br>Email:<br><a href="mailto:contact.us@capetown.gov.za"><em>contact.us@capetown.gov.za</em></a></em></p>GP0|#afff47fb-e792-446f-9a61-2b9f069b5e65;L0|#0afff47fb-e792-446f-9a61-2b9f069b5e65|Leasing or purchasing City-owned land;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GPP|#b0935585-61b6-4dd1-a375-44a3d29f02f5;GPP|#e84b352a-6ba5-4275-b687-8cbfc7420a42;GPP|#245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711;GP0|#64b22606-1f1e-4e03-a8c7-4e7473065184;L0|#064b22606-1f1e-4e03-a8c7-4e7473065184|Leasing or purchasing City-owned land;GPP|#3e73b57c-4bc2-41a8-99f0-72d2b76b8412;GPP|#139d77cd-9754-40dd-be4d-bda95eda1639;GPP|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24You can apply to buy or lease viable or non-viable land from the City.0

 

 

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