The city’s valuations roll, which is used to determine property rates, has come under fire and received a record number of objections from ratepayers who have seen their property valuations and rates rocket.
The municipality has received 4500 objections from residents to the property valuations roll. The roll is updated every five years.
Municipal spokesperson Thobeka Mafumbatha confirmed there were 4500 objections that were received and being processed.
She said while those objections were pending, residents were expected to pay.