FIVE months after the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality launched a R30-million land information system to fast- track property rezoning applications, it is yet to be used.
The slow processing of rezoning applications has been repeatedly singled out by organised business leaders as one of the major reasons it is difficult to invest in the city.
The municipality bought the Integrated Land Information System (ILIS) from City Services Management to ease bottlenecks and keep track of all land applications.
The ILIS is a central database system meant to keep track of all matters involving land in the Bay, including RDP housing projects, land and property leases with the municipality, and all ratepayers' accounts.
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