The property rates due to the Hibiscus Coast Municipality are linked the values of the properties. For developed properties these range from R8,000 to R20,000 per annum and for vacant stands these range from R3,500 to R4,500 per annum. The UGU District Municipality require “water rates” to be paid on vacant land. This amount is equivalent to the “basic fee” charged for developed properties and is about R189.90 per month for the 2020/2021 financial year.