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Building By-law, 2009
- Published in Eastern Cape Provincial Gazette no. 2042 on 27 February 2009
- Commenced on 27 February 2009
- [This is the version of this document from 27 February 2009 and includes any amendments published up to 19 December 2022.]
Part I – Projection from buildings, verandas, balconies, signs and payment light
2. Permission required
3. Rules for the construction of projections
5. Balconies and bay windows
6. Plinths, pilasters, corbels and cornices
7. Verandas and cornersWhere verandas are carried around corners of streets, they must be properly displayed or rounded to follow the curves of the kerb to a radius approved by the Municipality.
8. Pavement openings
9. Maintenance, removal and tenancy of street projections
10. Cat-heads, cranes and platforms
11. Slab footways or pavements
12. Planting of footway and sideways
13. Street gutter bridgesNo person must bridge over or enclose any gutter of storm water drain under the control of the Municipality without special sanction from the Municipality.
Part II – Sings and hoardings
2. Application for signsNo person must paint, fix, post or erect a sign without-
3. Fixing of signs and hoardings
4. Advertising signs and hoardings to be licensed
5. Prohibited signs
6. Hanging signs under veranda over a street
7. Signs on verandas over street
8. Projecting signs
9. Signs flat on buildings
|Height of building||Vertical dimension|
|One or two storeys:||1,3m|
|Three or four storeys:||1,9m|
|Five or six storeys:||2,6m|
|Seven or eight storeys:||3,2m|
|Over eight storeys:||4,8m|