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Wednesday Jun 13, 2018

Delay in response to Durban valuation objections

More than 4 000 eThekwini ratepayers who lodged objections to the valuations of their homes will have to wait longer to know the outcomes.

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Wednesday May 23, 2018

Durban rate hike plan defended

The eThekwini municipality says the economic climate, external financial pressure on services, increases in bulk charges and salary increases constitute some of the pressures influencing the implementation of major tariff hikes, set to hit residents in July.

The city has proposed a 6.84% increase for electricity, a 15% increase for water, 9.9% increase for both sanitation and refuse removal, and an increase averaging 6.9% for rates.

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Monday May 21, 2018

Durban property valuations 'a scam'

As the city's financial year-end approaches and Durban residents brace themselves for increases in household tariffs, many are still awaiting outcomes to the objections they made to property valuations.

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Tough tariff hikes loom for Durban residents

eThekwini residents are being squeezed dry with steep tariff increases imminent - and only a few days left to comment on proposed hikes in the city's draft budget.

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Monday Mar 19, 2018

Durban objects to La Mercy boom gates

Some La Mercy residents are upset with an objection raised by an eThekwini Municipality roads department official about their installation of boom gates at the main entrance to the neighbourhood in order to curb escalating crime.

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Monday Mar 05, 2018

Durban rooms-to-let meet affordability challenge

Property owners in the Durban CBD are addressing the affordability challenge that faces many prospective tenants in their area - and reconfiguring the inner city rental market in the process.

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Monday Jan 22, 2018

Durban asked for pensioners' rates reduction

Ratepayers' associations have urged the municipality to increase the rates rebate threshold for senior citizens from R2 million to R3 million and resolve the billing system before the City of Durban implements a rates increase.

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Monday Nov 27, 2017

Solar water heaters for Durban residents

In an effort to reduce the demand on the city's power supply, ethekwini Municipality has approved a plan to roll out a water heater project to all residents.

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Thursday Nov 02, 2017

Appeal for businesses to move back into Durban CBD

eThekwini Municipality has not attracted the same level of investment as Cape Town despite support from the national government and the World Bank, the city's tourism boss, Phillip Sithole, said yesterday.

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Monday Oct 30, 2017

Durban billing system outrage

Residents of eThekwini are experiencing ongoing utility billing bungles and electricity disconnections, because management at the city's revenue department are allegedly not qualified to do their jobs.

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