What is land rent?
Land rent is the amount of money paid for leasing a plot or farm.
Why should it be paid?
To comply with the requirement provided in the right of occupancy, land rent should be paid annual from 1 July of each year.
What is the factors to be considered in land rent assessment?
- The area of the land
- The use of the land
- The value of land
- The infrastructure available
Who is responsible?
The registered owner of the plot or farm. The rent should be paid for any land either developed or not.
Where am I supposed to pay?
The land rent shall be paid to the Ministry of Land, Housing and Human Settlements Developments, land rent section for Dar es salaam plot owners. For upcountry, the land rent shall be paid to the Municipal or district councils land offices.
When am I supposed to pay land rent?
Land rent shall be paid annually commencing from 4 July, to 31st December. After six (6) months of grace period the land rent shall be paid with penalty of 1% each month.
What are the necessary information required during payment?
Plot number, block, and location
Original new letter of offer.
All payment in cheque.
All payment in cheque should be bankers cheque and addressed to
Ministry of Lands,
P.O. Box 9132,
Dar Es salaam.