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Arlington Estate Developers Respond To Demolition Threats

Arlington Estate Developers Respond To Demolition Threats

The Developers of Arlington Estate have assured stakeholders that all developments in the area were done in strict adherence to relevant laws.

The developers issued a statement this Tuesday in response to utterances attributed to Harare Metropolitan Province Secretary for Provincial Affairs and Devolution, Tafadzwa Muguti.

Muguti was quoted as saying that all houses and developments around the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport area, including Arlington Estate and Retreat suburb face demolition. The statement by the Developers of Arlington Estate read:

Dear valued Stakeholders of Arlington Estate

Following statements appearing in the Press on 25 January 2022 regarding the alleged non-compliance of Arlington Estate with certain laws and the threat of demolition of certain properties, we the developers of the Remainder of Arlington Estate, commonly known as Arlington Estate, would like to advise our stakeholders that over the past 15 years, we have developed the Estate in strict compliance with the following:

  • The Southern Incorporated Areas Local Development Plan No.31 which designates the Remainder of Arlington Estates as mixed density residential land,
  • The approved Permit Number SD1750/04 dated 14 June 2005 issued by the City of Harare in terms of the Regional, Town and Country Act (Chapter 29:12) creating residential and ancillary services Stands
  • an approved stands Cadastral Survey in terms of the Survey Act (Chapter 20:12), and
  • an Environmental Impact Assessment (“EIA“) Certificate issued in terms of the Environmental Management Act (Chapter 20:27)

In line with the above, the development has been issued with Certificates of Compliance in terms of the Urban Councils Act (Chapter 29:15) and we have to date transferred title to more than 550 homeowners in terms of the Deeds Registry Act (Chapter 20:25).

To date, the validity of the cited licenses and permits have not been formally or otherwise contested. We will keep you updated on any developments pertaining to the Estate and assure you that this is receiving our full attention.

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5 Comments

Rwadzi Gunsmoke 3 months ago

Yah Muguti ane dzungu koz developer ane mapapers ese from City of Harare so NO kupaza dzimba dzevanhu plus rain season Tafadzwa ane hutsinye uuuu


Bright 3 months ago

Paivakwa dzimba idzi vaivepi tafadzwa ava nekti ahungati vanhu vovaka motadza kuzviona a azviite pane nyaya chte


Ellie 3 months ago

Muguti ane dzungu achangobva kuvharisa zvikoro atokudzimba you anambwa manje achano bata pano pisa rambai makatarisa kangoma kana koririsa kode ku paruka


Bright 3 months ago

Mr tafadzwa look at chasi and mandiwanzira avachaoneki vakuminda nekuda kwedzungu

WILLIAM SONBOY CHINEMBIRI 3 months ago

HARARE METROPOLITAN ROVINCE SECRETARY FOR PROVINCIAL AFFAIRS AND DEVOLUTION, TAFADZWA MUGUTI IS AN UNPROFESSIONAL, UNDEMOCRATIC AND AN UNDELOMATIC BLABBERMOUTH.

THE DEVELOPERS OF ARLINGTON EASTATE HAVE ANSWERED THE UTTERANCES BY TAFADZWA MUGUTI BY REVEALING THE SOURCE OF LOCAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN NUMBER 31 WHICH AUTHORISED THEM.

[ CHEST CONTROL MUGUTI, BHORA PASI ].

YOURS SINCERELY
CDE KUFA KWANGU ZVAROVA
[ THE BUSH LAWYER ]



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