15 June 2018 - NW1569
Hlonyana, Ms NKF to ask the Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform
(a) What is the total number of (i) bonded and (ii) non-bonded properties that are registered at the Deeds Office and (b) for what purpose is each property used in each (i) province and (ii) metropolitan municipality?
a) (i) 1 768 270
(ii) 5 177 013
b) (i),(ii) The competency for this function lies with a municipality in terms of Section 24 of the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act, 2013 (Act No 16 of 2013). A municipality as part of its land use scheme is required to record the use of land as part of its land use scheme. Therefore, the DRDLR Deeds Office does not have records of information on the various land use parcels in the municipalities.