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Judgment: Individual sectional title unit owners in whose interest a zoning scheme regulation was passed have the legal standing right to enforce it. It is this common law right that gives them legal standing. Source: https://www.concourt.org.za/index.php/judgement/315-spilhaus-property-holdings-pty-limited-and-others-v-mtn-mobile-telephone-networks-pty-limited-and-another-cct82-18 Case CCT82/18 [2019] ZACC 16 Hearing Date: 07 February 2019 Judgement Date:24 April 2019 Post Judgment Media Summary   The following explanatory...
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A News 24 Article, source: https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/municipalities-should-not-approve-building-plans-which-may-devalue-surrounding-properties-concourt-rules-20190219 The Constitutional Court has ruled that municipalities are obliged to consider the possibilities that a new development could devalue nearby properties before approving building plans. The court said that when a proposed building is being considered, the decision-maker should check against whether the proposed property could disfigure the area, or...
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