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Planning, Development and Human Settlements


Executive Director:
Planning, Development and Human Settlements
Jacqui Samson


Drakenstein Municipality is excited to welcome Jacqui Samson to our team as our new Executive Director: Planning, Development and Human Settlements. She is the former Head of the Human Settlements Department at the Western Cape Government.


Functional overview

The Planning and Development department is responsible for sustainable and pro-active planning and compliance monitoring of the natural and built environment. The Department facilitates physical, social and economic development and growth in Drakenstein.

This department consists of the following business units: 

• Division: Planning Services
                 Spatial Planning, Heritage and GIS;
                 Land Use Planning and Surveying;
                 Building Control;
• Division: Economic Growth and Tourism;
                 SMME Business Support;                
• Division: Environmental Management; and
• Division: Rural Development
• Division: Human Settlements


Contact details

Personal Assistant
Thabisa Mgedezi
Tel: 021 807 6233
Email: customercare@drakenstein.gov.za


Executive Director:
Planning, Development and Human Settlements
Jacqui Samson


The Division Planning Services deals with spatial planning, G.I.S., heritage, building control, land use planning and surveying matters.


Division: Planning Services

Section: Land Use Planning and Surveying

Section: Spatial Planning, Heritage and GIS

Section: Building Control

Division: Economic Growth and Tourism

Division: Rural Development

Division: Environment Management

Division: Human Settlements Department



Emergency Numbers

Life threatening
021 872 2323

Service Emergency
021 807 4500


Drakenstein Municipality
Berg River Boulevard
South Africa

GPS coordinates

S33 44.248 E18 58.108

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