Stellenbosch Municipality

MEDIUM TERM REVENUE & EXPENDITURE FRAMEWORK (BUDGET) for 2017/2018

 

4th GENERATION INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT PLAN (IDP) for 2017 - 2022

 

Notice is hereby given (in terms of Sections 21 and 25 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, Act No 32 of 2000) that the 4th Generation Integrated Development Plan, Budget, Property Taxes, Tariffs and New as well as Revised Budget and related Policies for 2017/2018 as envisaged by Section 17 of the Municipal Finance Management Act (Act

56 of 2003) were approved by Council on 31 May 2017 as required by the relevant legislation. The IDP and Budget is hereby made public in terms of Section 18 of the Municipal Budgeting and Reporting Regulations. The approved documents are available on the municipality’s website (www.stellenbosch.gov.za) and at the following venues:

  • Municipal Office, Plein Street, Stellenbosch
  • Municipal Office, Hugenote Way, Franschhoek
  • Municipal Office, Main Road, Pniel
  • Ward offices
  • Library, Plein Street, Stellenbosch
  • Library, Sonnebloem Street, Idas Valley, Stellenbosch
  • Library, Long Street, Cloetesville, Stellenbosch
  • Library, Masithandane Street, Kayamandi, Stellenbosch
  • Library, Main Road, Pniel
  • Library, Reservoir Street West, Franschhoek

 

RESOLUTION FOR LEVYING OF PROPERTY TAX AND RATES FOR THE 2017/2018 FINANCIAL YEAR

 

Notice is also hereby given in terms of section 14(1) and 14 (2) as well as 22 (1) of the Local Government Municipal Property Rates Act (No 6 of 2004) (MPRA) that the following property tax rates were approved by the Stellenbosch Municipal Council at the Council Meeting held on 31 May 2017:

Property Rates

Category of Property

Tariff

Residential

R0.004512

Industrial

R0.009926

Business

R0.009926

Agricultural

R0.001128

Mining

R0.009926


Public Service Purposes

R0.009926

Public Service Infrastructure

R0.001128

Public Benefit Organisation

R0.001128

Heritage

R0.009926

Vacant Residential

R0.009024

Vacant Other (not Residential nor Agricultural)

R0.018048

Multiple Use Purpose (Each Component is categorised and rated as per above)

Multi Tariff

 

 

Special Rating Areas

(Refer to Special Rating Area Policy)

Additional rates, for the various Special Rating Areas as approved by Council, are levied in terms of Section 22(1) of the MPRA

Special Rating Area

Tariff (Including VAT)

Jonkershoek

R0.000892

Technopark

R0.001059

 

Relief Measures:

Relief measures are generally described in paragraph 8 of the approved Rates Policy of the Municipality. This includes the specific under mentioned relief measures:

 

1.          Rebates and Gross Monthly-Household Income for qualifying Senior Citizens and Disabled Persons

 

%

Gross Monthly Household Income                                Rebate

 

Up to

R 8 000

100%

From

R 8 001

to

R 10 000

75%

From

R 10 001

to

R 12 000

50%

From

R12 001

to

R 15 000

25%

 

 

2.          Municipal Valuation Threshold Value

For qualifying residential properties, up to a maximum valuation of R200 000, which includes the R15 000 as per Section 17(1) (h) of the MPRA and the R185 000 reduction granted as per paragraph 8.2.1(ii) of the approved Rates Policy of the Municipality. Paragraph 8.2.1 (ii) is only applicable on properties with valuations up to R5 000 000.

 

3.             Stellenbosch Special Rebate

A rebate of 20% may be granted as per paragraph 8.6 of the approved Property Rates Policy of the Municipality.

G Mettler

Municipal Manager

Stellenbosch Municipality