GENERAL INFORMATION REGARDING THE LEASING AND PURCHASING OF PROPERTY FROM
HOW DOES THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORK?
The above listed information can be download HERE:
Information statement regarding the leasing and purchasing of Municipal property
Click on the LINK below to download the Application Form to lease / purchase municipal property.
Application form to purchase or lease Municipal property 2018
In terms of the Municipal Finance Management Act (Act 56 of 2003) only properties that are not
required for the provision of basic Municipal services, may be sold/leased. Therefore, all Council
Departments will be requested to confirm that a property is not needed to deliver basic Municipal
The Municipal Finance Management Act (Act 56 of 2003) requires that, in principle, all properties be
sold/let by way of competitive bidding. In certain cases, Council may however consider direct
In terms of the Municipal Finance Management Act (Act 56 of 2003) Council is required to sell/lease land
at market related prices. Approval may however be given for lower than market related values in cases
of public benefit and/or the plight of the poor.
➢ Leasing of property – Executive Mayoral Committee
➢ Selling of property – Council
➢ Municipal Finance Management Act (Act 56 of 2003)
➢ Municipal Asset Transfer Regulations
➢ Immovable Property Administration Policy
The process outlined above, is merely a guideline. It is not intended to be all inclusive or exhaustive of each and every step. The Hessequa Municipality reserves the right to dispense with or add any steps in appropriate cases within its discretionary powers in accordance with its authority and all relevant and applicable policies and legislation.