INTRODUCTIONThis article examines more closely the thorny issue of when engineering contribution figures demanded by the municipality become due and payable. COMMON MUNICIPAL PRACTICE In most (but not all) municipalities it is common practice to require payment of any engineering contribution figures levied (but not paid) at the time when rates clearance figures are applied
INTRODUCTION Sections 20(2)(c)(i), 48, 63, and Chapter 5 of the Town Planning and Townships Ordinance 15 of 1986 (“the Ordinance”) deal with the levying and payment of engineering contribution figures. These are essentially amounts payable by a person who has applied for rights to change the use of a property, in order to facilitate the