Building tall in Gordon's Bay


Building tall in Gordon's Bay

Developers ignore the council rules and neighbours' protests.

Gordon's Bay has another rogue developer who appears to have defied just about every council by-law pertaining to development.

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Submitted by : Gary Drimie of Jeffreys Bay on 2009-04-11 17:14:52
Why is this so difficult for Gordon's Bay? Get a court Interdict and order to tear down the building parts which exceed the limits. So easy... but costly, but once done, developers will think twice before exceeding limits again.

Editor's Note
In some countries we know, the Councils use the By-Laws to pull down the offending sections and bill the developer for the demolition... but in this beloved country of ours, the developer are simply fined and sometimes allowed to retain the offending sections. They call it constitutional democracy...
 
Submitted by : Hein Loots of Gordons Bay on 2009-03-27 18:22:49
Thank you for the attention given to our town.
By the way Spar should read Spur.
The GBRA (Gordon's Bay Ratepayers Ass.) is playing a leading roll in trying to get Council to address this problem more seriously

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