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General and supplementary valuations<h2 class="sectHeading">About general valuations</h2><p>The GVR gives the market value of a property on a certain date. It applies to all properties in Cape Town and is used to calculate the monthly rates that property owners are required to pay for general services such as street lighting, parks, libraries and fire services.</p> <span> <div class="infographic bg-font-adjust-bg">​​​​​​​​​​ <figure><img class="responsive" alt="placeholder" src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/General_Valuations.jpg" /></figure><figcaption> <p> <span class="infoGraphicSpan">GENERAL AND SUPPLEMENTRY VALUATIONS</span><br>​​<strong>FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS</strong></p> <a title="title" class="btn dark-blue" href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Procedures%2c%20guidelines%20and%20regulations/GeneralAndSupplementaryValuationsFAQs.pdf" target="_blank"><i class="icon download"></i>Download PDF</a> </figcaption> </div></span> <p>The City is legally required to produce a GVR at least once every four years. Since GV2006, we produce ours every three years to minimise the impact of changes in property values between valuation cycles. </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>covid-19 adjustments</h4><p>The Covid-19 pandemic and national lockdown impacted the property market among other sectors. Market analyses revealed that determining fair and accurate valuations in the current economic climate would be difficult. In response, Council resolved to confirm the validity date of GV2018 for a four-year period with effect from 1 July 2019 -  30 June 2023. This will allow the economy to stabilise before the next GV cycle begins.</p></div></div></span> <p>The municipal valuer, is responsible for producing the GVR and is assisted <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/Residential-property-and-houses/property-valuations/the-citys-valuers-and-data-collectors" target="_blank">by professional valuers, statistical analysts, data collectors, and support staff</a>.</p><p>Together, they collect and review property sales and data that take place around the date of valuation and generate a valuation using the Computer-assisted Mass Appraisal (CAMA) system.</p><p>To ensure fairness, the GVR is audited by an independent body – the GV2018 was audited by International Property Tax Institute.</p><h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​General Valuation Roll for 2022 (GV2022)</h2> <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>upcoming GV2022 Valuation Roll<br></h4><p>The City is currently valuing properties for the 2022 General Valuations Roll. Objection and viewing of the GV2022 roll will commence on the 21 February 2023.<br></p></div></div></span> <p> The city is currently valuing properties for the 2022 General Valuation Roll (GV2022). </p><p>The GV2022 Valuation Roll will be certified by the City’s Municipal Valuer on the 31 January 2023. </p><p>The date of valuation for the GV2022 is 1 July 2022. </p><p>The results of GV2022, including the new municipal rates payable by property owners, will be implemented on 1 July 2023. </p><p>If you disagree with GV2022 valuation for your property provided by the City, you will be afforded an opportunity to submit an objection during the GV2022 objection period which will commence on the 21 February 2023. </p><h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Supplementary Valuation Roll (SVR)</h2> <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>current and upcoming valuations</h4><p>Properties are currently being selected for valuation in the SV05/GV2018 roll. The SV05/GV2018 Roll will be certified in June 2023.<br></p></div></div></span> <p>Properties are currently being selected for valuation in the SV05/GV2018 roll. The SV05/GV2018 Roll will be certified in June 2023.</p><p>The City must certify and publish at least one SVR per year.<br></p><p>The SVR contains details of properties that were not included in the last GV Roll, as well as any properties that have been changed.</p><p>According to the amended <a href="https://www.gov.za/documents/local-government-municipal-property-rates-amendment-act-0" target="_blank">Local Government Municipal Property Rates Act(Act 6 of 2004)</a> , a property is determined to have changed, if it has:</p><ul><li>been identified as having been previously incorrectly valued;</li><li>been incorrectly recorded in the last GVR because of a clerical or typing error;</li><li>been omitted from the valuation roll;</li><li>been recently added to the municipality;</li><li>been subdivided or consolidated;</li><li>changed in category </li><li>had a building plan signed off;</li><li>had a significant increase or decrease in market value since the last GVR;</li></ul><p>If your property is included in an SVR, the City will post two notices to you. </p><p> <strong>Notice 1</strong> will be posted immediately after the SV valuation is completed, and will inform you of your right to request a review. You will need to email <a href="mailto:valuationsobjection@capetown.gov.za">valuationsobjection@capetown.gov.za</a> to obtain the official review form and return the completed form to the same address.</p><p> <strong>Notice 2</strong> will be posted to you after the SV Roll is certified. This notice will inform you of your right to object, and outline the process for submitting an objection. You can obtain an official form by emailing <a href="mailto:valuationsobjection@capetown.gov.za">valuationsobjection@capetown.gov.za</a> and must return the completed form to the same address.</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>objections are closed<br></h4><p> There are currently no legislated objection periods underway.<br></p></div></div></span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Contact us</h2><p> <em>Telephone:<br><a>0860 103 089</a><br><br> Email:<br><a href="mailto:valuations@capetown.gov.za">valuations@capetown.gov.za</a></em></p>GP0|#40784242-38a1-4aa9-8dd0-fff1d73c9baf;L0|#040784242-38a1-4aa9-8dd0-fff1d73c9baf|General and Supplementary valuations;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GPP|#69769c0f-de38-4ab2-87f8-15246e3d673e;GPP|#139d77cd-9754-40dd-be4d-bda95eda1639;GPP|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24;GP0|#2876bebd-7469-46f7-a758-36fa945a30d5;L0|#02876bebd-7469-46f7-a758-36fa945a30d5|General and Supplementary valuations;GPP|#7ecb6610-23ac-4678-b831-567ef11affbd;GPP|#e84b352a-6ba5-4275-b687-8cbfc7420a42;GPP|#245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711General valuations – how they work and affect the rates you pay.0

 

 

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