|Case No.||Lower Court Judgments||Hearing Date|
|CCT 104/13||KwaZulu-Natal High Court, 26 Sep. 2012
||4 Feb. 2014|
By Michael Dafel on 27 January 2014
This matter arises out of a decision of the Hibiscus Coast Municipality to approve building plans submitted by Pearl Star Investments who seeks to develop their property for commercial gain. Adjacent to the developer’s property is Mr Turnbull-Jackson’s property. Mr Turnbull-Jackson is aggrieved by the approval of the building plans as he alleges that the building will cut off his ocean view causing his property value to decrease.
Mr Turnbull-Jackson sought to have the approved building plans set aside in the Pietermaritzburg High Court on various grounds. The application was unsuccessful, and the Supreme Court of Appeal refused leave to appeal. Continue reading