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Steps to follow when buying land in the city of Mbabane:
The City Planners do surveys and pegging
A resident applies to be allocated a plot by forwarding their request to zone
leadership in form of a letter, birth certificate and national ID. Zone leaders then
forward the application to the Allocations Committee. This committee is chaired by a
person from the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development. After the AC has granted
a plot the Council of Mbabane then sends a letter called "Offer To Lease".
Then you have to pay Commitment Fee. This Commitment Fee also uplift Building Ban.
On the Offer To Lease all payments to be made are specified
Paying your plot price can take up to a maximum of 5 years
After payment the plot is Registered to 99 Year Lease Agreement
The 99 Year Lease Agreement is renewed every after 99 years.
Steps to follow when constructing a building in the City which can take up to a maximum of
6 weeks are as follows:
First you go to the Registry to get the following: Building Application Form (Form A).
Requirements are as follows: proof of ownership, local maps, plot number
The next step you proceed to Building Inspectors
The Application is then sent to SWSC, Fire, SPTC, SEC etc
From the above areas, it is then taken back to the City Planners to check coverage,
building lines and parking
These documents are then forwarded to Road Works section within the Municipal
Council for access road inspection
Then to the Health Section for further inspection pertaining health and the environment
Finally those documents are then submitted to City Engineer who can fail or
give a go ahead with the development. To be clear development fails or pass while
running all the above areas.
The City Engineer looks at the following:
Comments made from all the areas that the application went through!
Based on the comments your application can fail or pass
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