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How will the resources of the CID, both the core security resources and the ancillary services, be allocated between the beachfront and the residential area?

Most of the costs will be spread evenly throughout the suburb. The exceptions are foot patrols, which will likely be focused on the beachfront area (although may be deployed anywhere), and Social Development, which tends to be focused on the beachfront area, although it will apply to all areas, especially greenbelt areas where problems with vagrancy and illegal structures exist. 

It’s worth noting that there is a considerable concentration of commercial properties with very high municipal valuations along the beachfront, on which CID levies will be payable at a much higher ‘rate in the rand’ than residential properties. For example, two commercial properties alone along the beachfront will be contributing more than R40,000 each per month to the CID. In this way, most of the burden of additional resources on the beachfront will be bourne by businesses.

It is also important to note that the beach and beachfront is an important utility area for most residents, and keeping it clean, safe and upgraded is of benefit to all residents, and is an important part of the Camps Bay ‘brand’.