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I want to turn my garage into a granny flat.

Posted by Blue Designs - Architectural Designers on Tuesday, June 7, 2011, In : Rezoning 
If you want to turn your existing garage into a granny flat then the following need to be taken into consideration. Basically you will probably need to apply for consent for a second dwelling on your property.  Some areas like the Johannesburg area already allow a second dwelling or cottage to be built on the property. You will also need to check your title deeds and zoning to see if there is a restriction on having a second dwelling.  There are some factors that will allow separate living wh...
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I want to work from home or convert it into an office.

Posted by Blue Designs - Architectural Designers on Monday, June 6, 2011, In : Rezoning 
The rules for running a business from home vary from Municipality to Municipality and even from surburb to suburb.  Generally one can run a business from home providing the parking allowances have been met (usually 4 parking bays), if there is a permanent resident in the house and so long as there are no goods sold to the public.  There may be restrictions on signage that you will need to check on.  In order to run a business from home you will need to have the property rezoned to business or...
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