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Kampala Building Owners To Be Sued Over Repairs

By Vision Reporter

Added 15th June 2002 03:00 AM

ABOUT 85 owners of commercial buildings in Kampala face prosecution in court if they fail to renovate their buildings by the end of this month.

ABOUT 85 owners of commercial buildings in Kampala face prosecution in court if they fail to renovate their buildings by the end of this month.

By Catherine Ntabadde ABOUT 85 owners of commercial buildings in Kampala face prosecution in court if they fail to renovate their buildings by the end of this month. Kampala City Council (KCC) authorities said on Thursday that all property owners in the city had been given a deadline of two months, ending on June 30, to rehabilitate their buildings, but none had complied. KCC senior public relations officer Simon Muhumuza told The New Vision that some owners had carried out minor renovations, which were unsatisfactory. “When it reaches June 30, owners of buildings that are still dilapidated will be prosecuted. The court will then order them to demolish the buildings,” he said. Muhumuza said the move was aimed at keeping Kampala clean and neat. He said most property owners were reluctant to renovate their buildings, which made the city look untidy. Most of the dilapidated buildings are located in the city centre. A total of 31 buildings on William Street, 15 on Kampala Road and two on Johnson Street need rehabilitation. Ends

Kampala Building Owners To Be Sued Over Repairs

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