Asked by Stephen on 25-12-2022 12:35:58
Question posted in the Property Law category relating to Gauteng
The house I own is on a sectional title erf in Waterkloof, Pretoria, built in 1991. The erf is 1276 sqm. The 2 dwellings built on the erf share a common wall. One dwelling measures 371 sqm and the other 243 sqm. I have the original council approved building plans, sectional plan, and title deeds for the two dwellings. It has come to light that the zoning for the erf would only allow an additional dwelling, if the erf was 2000 sqm. The building file for the property was lost in the 1997 Munitoria fire. The council are insisting that I have to rezone, before I can sell the property. What are my options here given the situation?
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