The Valuation Services directorate is one of seven directorates that form the Finance department of the City of Johannesburg. 
The directorate consists of 64 permanent employees and is headed by director, Mr Werner Sarvari. It is made up of three distinct sub-departments, being General Valuations, Supplementary and Ad-Hoc Valuations and Administration. Each of these sub-departments is headed by a deputy director. 
Valuations Services adopted its mission and vision during 2003, and is constantly striving to achieve its targets in terms of this mission and vision. 


To provide a complete professional valuation and property advisory service to all clients of the City of Johannesburg. 

Vision ​

To establish a valuation entity which will be the benchmark of excellence for valuation services in South Africa. 

The directorate is mainly responsible for the following duties: 
  • Ensure the annual compilation of supplementary valuation rolls according to approved legislation;
  • Ensure fair and transparent process of objections against entries in valuation rolls, in conjunction with the Department of Local Government, to finalise the hearing of such objections;
  • Ensure a comprehensive Ad-Hoc valuation service to all relevant stakeholders of the City of Johannesburg;
  • Ensure a comprehensive information service to all clients of the City of Johannesburg;
  • Ensure the regular compilation of general valuation rolls according to approved legislation;
The above duties are derived from specific legislation which governs the responsibilities of the directorate. Some of the legislation are: 
  • The Townplanning Ordinance, 15 of 1986.
  • The Municipal Property Rates Act, 6 of 2004.
The directorate strives to ensure a comprehensive property valuation database, which is used by the City of Johannesburg to determine its rates base.


Notice is hereby given in terms of Section 49(1)(a) read together with Section 78(2)* of the Local Government: Municipal Rates Act, 2004 (Act no. 6 of 2004) as amended, hereinafter referred to as the "Act", that the supplementary valuation roll for part of the financial year 2018 to 2019 (1 July 2018 to 25 March 2019) is open for public inspection at City of Johannesburg from 22 May 2018 to 28 June 2019. 

An invitation is hereby made in terms of Section 49(1)(a)(ii) read together with Section 78(2)* of the Act that any owner of property or any other person who so desires should lodge an objection with the municipal manager in respect of any matter reflected in, or ommited from, the supplementary valuation roll within the abovementioned period.

Attention is specifically drawn to the fact that in terms of Section 50(2) of the Act an objection must be in relation to a specific individual property and not against the supplementary valuation as such. The form for lodging an objection is obtainable at the address below or website www.joburg.org.za. The completed forms must be returned to the following address:

Valuation Services:

Jorissen Place
66 Jorrisen Street
East Wing
1st Floor

For enquiries please contact:
Telephone: 011 407-6622 or 011 407-6597
Email: valuationenquiries@joburg.org.za
Click here for online search of the supplementary roll


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