The City of Johannesburg has advertised its new General Valuation Roll and it is open from 15 February to 31 March.
There are still objection decisions outstanding for GV2018, along with several appeal hearings. The biggest challenge is that the terms of office of two of the three appeal boards come to an end at the end of March.
We hope that the MEC for Local Government extends their appointments so that they are able to hear these cases, otherwise we anticipate quite a bottleneck in the process. If it is left to one appeal board to finalise the remaining appeal hearings, the process could take a good deal longer than it has until now. There are approximately 140 GV2018 appeals submitted by Rates Watch still to be heard by the appeal boards.