SEVERAL property developments in Nelson Mandela Bay have been stalled because the city has had no qualified technician to pass building plans for the past three weeks.
Industry experts have warned that because the position of a plan examiner has not been filled, this could result in more than a month of delays in building approvals and could hurt the city's economy and compromise jobs.
However, the municipality said yesterday building plans were being processed again to clear the bottleneck.
Municipal spokesman Kupido Baron said interviews to fill the vacant post would be held today.
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