Newsletter June 2011

Recruitment of new CPOA members A letter of appeal was delivered by mail drop to Constantia property owners with a view to recruiting new members. Sadly the response has been very poor. It would therefore be much appreciated if existing members would each encourage one or more neighbours to join the CPOA. Please use the

Newsletter February 2011

Constantia Uitsig Farm: Proposed Development The Present Situation/Position The owners of the Constantia Uitsig Farm submitted applications which included the following: Amendment of the Urban Structure Plan to move the urban edge; Rezoning and sub-division of farm land to develop 30 new up market properties of 2000 square meters, each for single residential purposes; New

Newsletter October 2011

CONTENTS CPOA Subscriptions  Objections to property valuations  The trouble with taxis in Constantia  Taking Action following the CPOA Survey Results  Objection to Densification in Constantia  CPOA meets with Council Planners  Closure of Ladies Mile Road Refuse Depot  Recycling facilities at Constantia Village  Confusion about the Contantiaberg CID  Fighting crime in Constantia  New By-Law to address

Newsletter March 2010

Survey of Constantia Valley Residents The City of Cape Town is experiencing massive, unrelenting, exponential population growth that is creating immense challenges relating to resources, the provision of services and the preservation of natural and heritage assets. The Constantia Valley will be exposed to these challenges and the Constantia Property Owners Association is taking the

Newsletter October 2009

Subscriptions Due: CPOA membership subs for 2009/2010 are now due. Please see enclosed membership renewal form for your kind attention. New Plans to Manage Growth and Change in the City The CPOA will respond to protect the unique qualities of the Valley and we ask for members' input The City of Cape Town has invited

Newletter July 2009

CONTENTS Constantia Zoning Scheme to change  What will Cape Town look like in the future?  Heritage and development issues in Constantia  The trouble with taxis in Constantia  Special Rating Areas  City prepares for next general valuation of all properties  City seeks court order to prevent billboard abuse  New project to fight environmental decline  CPOA applies

Newsletter March 2009

CONTENTS OUR STRENGTH LIES IN OUR MEMBERSHIP  THE PROPOSALS TO BUILD A THREE STOREY PARKING GARAGE AT CONSTANTIA VILLAGE.....what we have told the owners of Constantia Village  WHAT’S GOING ON IN CONSTANTIA........  THINK 2WICE – A NEW RECYCLING INITIATIVE.  SOME RESIDENTS CONCERNED ABOUT BABOONS INVADING CONSTANTIA.  GETTING IN TOUCH...........  Back to top OUR STRENGTH LIES

Newsletter October 2008

CONTENTS A WAY TO SHOW PRIDE IN CONSTANTIA…..MEMBERS ARE ASKED TO HELP WITH ‘HOUSEKEEPING’  CPOA FINANCES  CONSTANTIA VILLAGE SHOPPING CENTRE PARKING  NEIGHBOURS: WHAT RIGHT DO YOU HAVE TO SEE BUILDING PLANS?  LAND USE APPLICATIONS ON HERITAGE SITES BEING DEALT WITH  COUNCIL POLICY ON SPEEDHUMPS  A RAFT OF NEW POLICIES FROM THE COUNCIL  LADIES MILE REFUSE

Newsletter June 2008

CONTENTS HISTORIC FURROW IN CONSTANTIA SAVED.....our persistence pays off!  CITY PROPOSES NEW ZONING SCHEME FOR THE CITY – THE CPOA’S MAIN COMMENTS BUILDER’S RUBBLE ON PAVEMENTS: NEW TARIFFS CPOA ASSISTANCE AND ADVICE TO MEMBERS LOCAL COMMUNITY POLICING FORUM HEADQUARTERS NOW IN CONSTANTIA  CPOA TRYING TO GET IMPROVEMENTS TO GARDEN REFUSE SITE REPORT FROM THE FRIENDS

Newsletter October 2007

CONTENTS WHY THE CPOA NEEDS MORE HELPING HANDS  ANOTHER STEP TOWARDS WORLD HERITAGE STATUS FOR CONSTANTIA WINE FARMS PROPERTY RATES UPSET SOME....PLEASE SOME WHEN IN DOUBT, PLEASE REFER ANY REQUEST BY A NEIGHBOUR FOR A LAND USE CHANGE TO THE CPOA NEW POLICY ON GATED, SECURITY DEVELOPMENTS  NEW RULES FOR ESTATE AGENTS’ BOARDS REPORT FROM