Palapye residents violate Building Control Act

Palapye village
Palapye village

PALAPYE: Newly-serviced Palapye areas are facing a serious challenge of mushrooming of improper one-roomed houses built without council approval.

The authorities of the area find themselves in a situation where residents violate regulations by building unapproved structures while at the same time such permanent structures warrant approval by the Land Board. 

Such structures are common, especially in the newly serviced Extension 11 where most residents have constructed improper one-roomed houses to prevent repossession of their plots for failure to develop without following proper channels with council.

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