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DIVISION PLANNING SERVICES

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

Section Land Use Planning and Surveying

Overview

The Land Use Planning and Surveying Section ensures the orderly and sustainable development and management of the built environment within the Drakenstein Municipal area, through creating an enabling environment in order to give effect to the municipality’s vision of creating “A city of excellence”.

Land-use planning and surveying refers to a wide range of activities that direct the future use of land and manage the current use thereof, in order to ensure the optimal use of land within a political, social, cultural, environmental and economic context.

 

Land Use Planning Sub-section

This Section is mainly responsible for the processing of applications involving land use changes (by means of rezoning, consent uses, departures, temporary departures, amendment of conditions of approval and removal of restrictive title conditions and technical approvals), as well as farm subdivisions and exempted subdivisions. The section is furthermore responsible for the scrutinizing of building plans for compliance with zoning parameters, as well as attending to illegal land uses.

The most important tools used in land use management are the Zoning Scheme Bylaw and the Bylaw on Municipal Land Use Planning with both being adopted during 2018 as required under the amended planning legislation.

 

Land Surveying Sub-section

This Section is mainly responsible for the processing of applications for urban subdivisions, clearance with regard to the transfer of newly created erven and the scrutinizing of building plans for compliance with regard to ownership and site dimensions, as well a general physical surveying functions.

 

Contact details

General and land use planning application enquiries

Joan Arendse Tel: 021 807 4849


Zoning enquiries

Reece Pedro Tel: 021 807 4827           

Email: Reece.Pedro@drakenstein.gov.za​


Land surveying application enquiries

Haneefa Karriem Tel: 021 807 7749

 

Documents


Zoning Maps