here you check if the rezoning of a particular land parcel is permitted my the land use scheme. if the its permitted, you can then proceeded by collecting the necessary documents to draft an application such as title deed, zoning certificate and required maps.
- Drafting motivational memorandum
You need to draft a formal motivational application, stating why the council should approve your application. the motivational application is drafted as per standards of the municipality your property fall under.
- Formal submission
After drafting the motivational application or memorandum, you will have to submit it the your local authority and pay the submission fee as set by the council.
- Public participation
Once the application is submitted and under review, you can start engaging your community about your intentions . The public participation involves notify your neighbors by latters, placing advertisements on site, advertising on provincial gazette and local newspaper for two consecutive weeks.
- Application review
As you are busy conducting a public participation, the city council will review your application and inform you of any concerns from various departments or from the community.
- Public hearings
In case there are objections from various departments or the community. A public hearing will be held to address the concerns and find mitigation measures to the raised concerns.
- Council action
the city council will then notify you if they approve or disapprove of your applications.