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One plot, three dwellings: Cape Town loosens ‘spatial apartheid’

12 November 2019 - 08:00 By TANYA FARBER
The City of Cape Town wants to amend one of the city's bylaws to increase the density of residential accommodation.
The City of Cape Town wants to amend one of the city's bylaws to increase the density of residential accommodation.
Image: Cape Town Tourism / Craig Howes

Three is no longer a crowd in Cape Town, where homeowners are now allowed to have three dwellings on a single residential plot.

This bylaw amendment is intended to increase the density of residential accommodation, and is part of a push to create more inclusive communities with access to improved services.

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