General News of Tue, 17 Apr 201810
AMA begins Property Revaluation exercise
The valuation of all properties within the Accra metropolis is underway.
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) and the Land Valuation Division of Land Commission are undertaking the exercise to establish the required property rate for the various communities.
A statement signed by the Metro Coordinating Director, Sam Ayeh Datey, the exercise is expected to be completed within three months; the exercise will help reduce human interference between property owners.
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) and the Land Valuation Division of Land Commission will employ all the necessary approach to promote speed and accuracy in revenue mobilization.
This exercise is also aimed at increasing the internally generated funds and also to establish a complete database to end all the significant losses in revenue from the property.
The AMA demands every Ghanaian to look out for revaluation officers within their various sub-metro and cooperate with them for a productive exercise.
The officers will be in special uniforms with tags for identification purposes.
The Assembly has also provided telephone lines for verification purposes and other problems they will have with the officers or the prices.
The last property revaluation exercise was in 2006.