Compliance certificates to be obtained by a seller of immovable property include:
Electrical Compliance Certificate – An electrical certificate is valid for 2 years and must be obtained where ownership changes.
Electrical Fence Certificate – Must be obtained when there is a change in ownership of a property or if there was an alteration done to the fence.
Entomologist Certificate – Only applicable in coastal provinces to ensure that the property is free from wood-destroying insects.
Plumbing Installation Certificate – Only applicable in the Western Cape to ensure that the installation is in line with the plumbing regulations.
Gas Conformity Certificate of Compliance - Must be obtained if there are any gas appliances installed on the property
Morne Sauer from Kruger Attorneys & Conveyancers Inc