Melville Residents' Association: Land Use Portfolio

Dear Community,

We have been notified of a rezoning application from “Residential 1” (single dwelling) to “Residential 3” (high density residential) at Erf 438, 59 Fourth Avenue, Melville (opposite Café Picobella Trattoria). The proposed development will “establish a student residential accommodation comprising of 4 dwelling units”.


The MRA land use sub-committee is still assessing whether it will object, however residents can assess the application separately and decide to object. The MRA land use portfolio will assist with these objections where possible, regardless of its position.


The details are contained below, should you wish to object, you are welcome to complete the template below or submit your own by 5 September 2018 to Objections, Development Planning: and

and cc to



Should you require more information, do not hesitate to contact the MRA Land Use Portfolio via email.


MRA Land Use Portfolio



Applicable Scheme:

Johannesburg Town Planning Scheme 1979

In terms of the Municipal Planning By-Laws, 2016, that we, the undersigned, intend to apply to the City of Johannesburg for an amendment to the land use scheme.

Site Description:

Erf/Erven (stand) No(s): 438

Township (Suburb): Melville

Street Address: 59 Fourth Avenue Code: 2109

Application Type:

Rezoning (Amendment of Land Use Scheme)

Application Purposes:

The amendment of the Johannesburg Town Planning Scheme 1979, for the rezoning of the abovementioned property from “Residential 1” to “Residential 3”, for the purpose of the development of a residential building made up of 4 (four) units.

The above application will be open for inspection from 08:00 to 15:30 at the Registration Counter, Department of Development Planning, Room 8100, 8th Floor, A-Block, Metropolitan Centre, 158 Civic Boulevard Street, Braamfontein.

Any objection or representation with regard to the application must be submitted to the owner/agent and the Registration Section of the Department of Development Planning at the above address or posted to P. O. Box 30733, Braamfontein, 2017, or an email sent to, no later than 5 September 2018.


Authorised Agent:



Postal Address: P O B0X 3930, Vanderbijlpark

Code: 1911

Residential Address: 1 Westinghouse Blvd.

Vanderbijlpark, 1911


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