We have been notified of two rezone applications  from Resident 1 to Business 4 for properties 71 3rd Avenue (Erf 298)  & 72 4th Avenue (Erf 370). The owner is the same for both properties, located adjacent to each other whereby the intention is to utilize both properties for offices.

 

PROVINCIAL NOTICE 1037 OF 2017 CITY OF JOHANNESBURG METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY NOTICE FOR THE AMENDMENT OF THE JOHANNESBURG TOWN PLANNING SCHEME, 1979, IN RESPECT OF LAND

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.

SITE DESCRIPTION: Erf 298, TOWNSHIP: Melville, STREET ADDRESS: 71 3rd Avenue, Melville, 2092.

APPLICATION TYPE: Rezoning application in terms of Section 21 of the City of Johannesburg Municipal Planning By-Law, 2016. APPLICATION PURPOSES: The purpose of this application is to amend the Johannesburg Town Planning Scheme, 1979, by the rezoning of the above-mentioned property from “Residential 1” to “Business 4” for offices, subject to conditions. 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, Braamfontein. Any objection or representation with regards 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 send to (011) 3394000, or an e-mail az.gro.grubojnull@pnebotdnes. by not later than 6 December 2017.

OWNER I AUTHORISED AGENT: Full name: Hunter Theron Inc.; Postal address: P.O. Box 489 Florida Hills, 1716; Residential address: 53 Conrad Street, Florida North, 1709;

Tel No. (w): (011) 472-1613; Fax No.: (011) 472-3454; Cell: 082 555 3866 (Nita Conradie);

E-mailaddress: az.oc.norehtretnuhnull@atin.

 

Should you with to object, you are welcome to use the template below or submit your own by 06 December 2017 to

Executive Director: Development Planning, City of Johannesburg – az.gro.grubojnull@pneb

and to

Authorised Agent of the Owner: Hunter Theron – az.oc.norehtretnuhnull@atin

 

 

71, 3rd Ave – Erf 298 (Currently zoned per info received)
Existing zoning
Use zone:  Res 1
FAR : As per Scheme
 
Existing Land use: Offices
 
Surrounding Land Uses
North: Residential, Fourth Ave, The Art House
East: Offices, 27 Boxes, Restaurants and Seventh Street
West: Fifth Street, Residentail, Picobella, Methodist Church
South:Third Ave, Residential
Application: To obtain planning permission form Council to legalize the use of the site for offices
for amendment of JTP Scheme, 1979, by rezoning of Erf 298 Melville from “Residentail 1″ to Business 4” for offices, subject to conditions

Proposed development: offices, single storey, FAR 0.47, Coverage 50%, Parking 4 bays per 100m2 offices, site plan to be submitted for approval, access to satisfaction of local authority

Parking: 12 bays to be provided

Motivation:  Accessibility  – the arterial routes mentioned (Main, Beyers Naude, 3rd and 4th Ave and 7th St). The area in which the site is located, especially within the block it’s located, has already experiences business developments such as 27 Boxes shopping mall and a few restaurants. Saw potential for similar business purposes. further extension of the economic activities in the area. will strengthen mixed use land use nature of Melville area without affecting remaining residential character of the area.
Need and desirability: Intention to legalize the use; provide work opportunities close to residential areas; impact on existing housing stock is minimal; no negative impact on character or value – using existing structure.

 

72, 4th Ave – Erf 370 (Amendment Scheme No. 3303)
 
Existing zoning
Use zone:  Res 1
Consent use: Offices
FAR : 100m2 for office space but may be exceeded with consent of City Council
Parking: 4 bays per 100m2 offices
 
Existing Land use
offices
 
Surrounding Land Uses
North: Residential, Fourth Ave, The Art House
East: Offices, 27 Boxes, Restaurants and Seventh Street
West: Fifth Street, Residentail, Picobella, Methodist Church
South:Third Ave, Residential
 
Application: To obtain planning permission form Council to legalize the use of the site for offices
for amendment of JTP Scheme, 1979, by rezoning of Erf 370 Melville from “Residential 1″ to Business 4” for offices, subject to conditions

Proposed development: offices, single storey, FAR 0.36, Coverage 40%, Parking 4 bays per 100m2 offices, site plan to be submitted for approval, access to satisfaction of local authority

Parking: 12 bays to be provided

Motivation:  Accessibility  – the arterial routes mentioned (Main, Beyers Naude, 3rd and 4th Ave and 7th St). The area in which the site is located, especially within the block it’s located, has already experiences business developments such as th 27 Boxes shopping mall and a few restaurants. Saw potential for similar business purposes. further extension of the economic activities in the area. will strengthen mixed use land use nature of Melville area without affecting remaining residential character of the area.
Need and desirability: Intention to legalize the use; provide work opportunities close to residential areas; impact on existing housing stock is minimal; no negative impact on character or value – using existing structure.