EDITORIAL: Sapoa needs to see benefits of development policy
The City of Johannesburg has won a landmark legal victory against a powerful lobby group that wanted to stop it from charging developers for the impact their projects have on the city’s engineering infrastructure.
The SA Property Owners Association (Sapoa) had sought to interdict the city from applying its development contribution policy, which imposes fees on land developers for the provision of access to existing or future bulk infrastructure, such as water, electricity, roads and sewerage...
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