Melville Residents' Association: Land Use Portfolio

Dear Melville Community,

We have been notified of a rezoning application from “Residential 1” (single dwelling) to "Residential 3" (high density residential) at 73 6th Avenue, Melville. The property is located two houses down from Agterplaas on the left, heading towards the Bamboo Centre. The proposed development will cater for five dwelling units on a 372 m2 stand. The property already has these apartments on the property over two storeys and the owner is correcting the current rights. 

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 3 October 2018 to Objections, Development Planning: and

and cc to




Details of Notice:

“NOTICE 1318 OF 2018

1318 City of Johannesburg Municipal Planning By-Law, 2016:

The Remaining Extent of Portion 1 of Erf 962, Melville 254


Notice is hereby given in terms of Section 21 of the City of Johannesburg Municipal Planning By-Law, 2016, that we, the undersigned, intend to apply to the City of Johannesburg for an amendment to the land use scheme.



To rezone the property from “Residential 1” to “Residential 3”, permitting five dwelling units, subject to amended conditions.



The purpose of the application is to obtain a high density residential development on the property.


The Remaining Extent of Portion 1 of Erf 962 Melville


73 Sixth Avenue, Melville, 2092


Particulars of the 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, Braamfontein.

Any objection or representation with regard to the application must be submitted to both 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 a facsimile sent to (011) 339 4000, or an email sent to (rather send to and   by no later than 3 October 2018.


SJA – Town and Regional Planners, P O Box 3281, Houghton, 2041

19 Orange Road, Orchards, 2192

Tel (011) 728-0042, Cell : 082 448 4346, Email:

Date of Advertisement : 5 September 2018”


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

Kind Regards,

MRA Land Use Portfolio
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