Is there an incentive for owners of Provincial Heritage Sites in Joburg?

Yes. The City of Joburg offers a 20% rates rebate for owners of Provincial Heritage Sites. Contact the Directorate of Arts Culture and Heritage to apply. Click here for contact details.

Section 43 of the National Heritage Resources Act puts in place the framework for incentives for heritage conservation.

43. (1) On advice from SAHRA the Minister, in concurrence with the Minister of Finance, may publish regulations on financial incentives for the conservation of heritage resources which form part of the national estate, or otherwise promote the purpose of 40 this Act.

(2) An MEC or a local authority may in planning schemes or in by-laws under this Act or by any other means provide incentives for the conservation of heritage resources as provided for in subsection (1).