Public participation is an integral part of the Environmental Authorisation Process and is a process by which the State and the Project Team are able to consult with interested and affected individuals, organisations and government entities before making a decision.

 

The Public Participation Process (PPP) is a two-way communication and collaborative problem solving tool with the goal of achieving representative and more acceptable decisions.

Therefore as per the principles of Integrated Environmental Management, i.e. transparency and fairness, this page provides a list of current projects, its project status and invite public participation during the highlighted timeframe.

Should you be unable to obtain access to the available documents or should you wish to obtain further information on the project you can contact the Environmental Assessment Practitioner (EAP) responsible for that project. Contact Us

To register as an Interested and Affected Party, please download and complete the relevant I&AP registration form and forward with your comments to the responsible EAP on the contact details provided. Download Form

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PROCESS OF THE DRAFT BASIC ASSESSMENT PROCESS FOR THE PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT OF A MEGA HALL CENTRE AND SPORTS FIELDS ON A PORTION OF PORTION 22 OF FARM 727, WAARBURGH ROAD, JOOSTENBERGVLAKTE, CITY OF CAPE TOWN REGISTRATION DIVISION, WESTERN CAPE

(DEA&DP Reference No.: 16/3/3/6/7/1/A5/37/1475/22)

Notice is hereby given in terms of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act 107 of 1998), as amended (NEMA) (as amended), and the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Regulations, 2014 (as amended) and the National Water Act, 1998 (Act No. 36 of 1998), as amended (NWA), of an of an Application for Environmental Authorisation (EA) for the proposed development of a mega hall centre and sports fields on a portion of Portion 22 of Farm 727, Waarburgh Road, Joostenbergvlakte, City of Cape Town (hereafter referred to as ‘the development site’).

This notice also serves to inform the public that a Draft Basic Assessment Report (BAR) and Environmental Management Programme (EMPr) are available for a 30-day review and comment period from 7 February 2024 – 9 March 2024.

NOTE: The development constitutes activities that require the Applicant’s Existing Lawful Water Use be amended due to the proposed increase in the volume of wastewater the Applicant intends to irrigate with on the premises. An amendment of the existing NWA Section 21(g) and (e) water uses is underway by the appointed consultant, Umvoto (Pty) Ltd. The WUA will be made available for a 60-day comment period, i.e., from 7 February 2024 to 10 April 2024, on request from Legacy EMC.

Note: during your interaction with Legacy EMC, it may be necessary for us to process your personal information, as contemplated in the Protection of Personal Information Act, Act 4 of 2013 (POPIA). Our Privacy Notice and Privacy Policy is available on our website (www.legacyemc.co.za). Also, note that all comments submitted by I&APs to our office will become public information, unless it is requested in writing by the I&AP to keep comments and/or contact details, confidential.

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PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PROCESS OF THE DRAFT BASIC ASSESSMENT REPORT APPLICATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL AUTHORISATION FOR THE PROPOSED DURBANVILLE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ON ERF 19911, PORTION 26 OF FARM 724 AND PORTION 5 OF FARM NO. 724 JOOSTENBERG VLAKTE, FISANTEKRAAL, CITY OF CAPE TOWN

(DEA&DP Reference No.: 16/3/3/6/7/2/A5/31/2144/22)

Notice is hereby given in terms of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act 107 of 1998), as amended (NEMA) (as amended), and the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Regulations, 2014 (as amended) and the National Water Act, 1998 (Act No. 36 of 1998), as amended (NWA), of an of an Application for Environmental Authorisation (EA) for the proposed Durbanville Industrial Development on Erf 1991, Portion 26 of Farm Joostenberg Vlakte No. 724 and Portion 5 of Farm Joostenberg Vlakte No. 724, Fisantekraal, City of Cape Town.

Members of the public are hereby invited to register as interested and/or affected parties (I&APs) and/or to submit written comments on the Draft BAR, and on the Water Use Authorisation (WUA) in terms of the NWA on or before 23 February 2024.

Note: during your interaction with Legacy EMC, it may be necessary for us to process your personal information, as contemplated in the Protection of Personal Information Act, Act 4 of 2013 (POPIA). Our Privacy Notice and Privacy Policy is available on our website (www.legacyemc.co.za). Also, note that all comments submitted by I&APs to our office will become public information, unless it is requested in writing by the I&AP to keep comments and/or contact details, confidential.

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PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PROCESS OF THE DRAFT BASIC ASSESSMENT REPORT APPLICATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL AUTHORISATION FOR THE PROPOSED ESTABLISHMENT OF A NEW ASPHALT PLANT ON ERF 11924, HEX INDUSTRIAL, WORCESTER, WESTERN CAPE

(DEA&DP Reference No.: 16/3/3/6/7/1/B2/32/1359/23).

Notice is hereby given in terms of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998), as amended (NEMA), and in terms of Section 21 of the National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004 (Act No. 39 of 2004), as amended (NEM:AQA), as well as the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Regulations of 2014, as amended, of an Application for Environmental Authorisation (EA) and Atmospheric Emission License (AEL) for the proposed development of a permanent hot/warm mix asphalt manufacturing plant, also referred to as an ‘asphalt plant’ in Worcester, Western Cape.

This notice also serves to inform Interested and/or Affected Parties (I&APs) that a Draft Basic Assessment Report (BAR), Environmental Management Programme (EMPr) and the NEM:AQA Section 21 Application Form are available for comment.

Note: during your interaction with Legacy EMC, it may be necessary for us to process your personal information, as contemplated in the Protection of Personal Information Act, Act 4 of 2013 (POPIA). Our Privacy Notice and Privacy Policy is available on our website (www.legacyemc.co.za). Also, note that all comments submitted by I&APs to our office will become public information, unless it is requested in writing by the I&AP to keep comments and/or contact details, confidential.

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PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PROCESS OF THE DRAFT BASIC ASSESSMENT REPORT APPLICATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL AUTHORISATION FOR THE PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT OF OXIDATION PONDS AND ASSOCIATED INFRASTRUCTURE ON FARM 275, FARM 269, AND REMAINDER OF FARM 187, PAPENDORP, WESTERN CAPE

(DEA&DP Reference No.: 16/3/3/6/7/1/F3/16/3001/20).

Notice is hereby given to Interested and/or Affected Parties (I&APs) that the Draft Basic Assessment Report including supporting information will be available for review and comment until Friday, 12 January 2024. I&APs are requested to submit comments in writing via email, fax, SMS, or WhatsApp on or before 12 January 2024 on the Environmental Authorisation Process, and before 09 February 2024 on the Water Use Authorisation Process to the Legacy EMC Environmental Assessment Practitioner (EAP) as indicated.

Note: during your interaction with Legacy EMC, it may be necessary for us to process your personal information, as contemplated in the Protection of Personal Information Act, Act 4 of 2013 (POPIA). Our Privacy Notice and Privacy Policy is available on our website (www.legacyemc.co.za). Also, note that all comments submitted by I&APs to our office will become public information, unless it is requested in writing by the I&AP to keep comments and/or contact details, confidential.

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MASTER PLAN FOR THE EERSTE RIVER BETWEEN PIET RETIEF STREET BRIDGE AND THE DISTELL CRICKET FIELD, STELLENBOSCH

Commencement of the rehabilitation/repairs to pedestrian and cycling pathways and erosion control infrastructure within Phase 1, between the Aan-de-Wagenweg Bridge and the Distell Cricket Field. As well as the commencement of the construction phase of the Phase 2 pathways.

A copy of the Environmental Authorisation, Environmental Management Programme, ECO Reports and external Audit Reports is made available for IAP information purposes.

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SUBMISSION OF THE FINAL BASIC ASSESSMENT REPORT (BAR) FOR THE WASTE MANAGEMENT LICENCE APPLICATION FOR THE PROPOSED CLOSURE AND REHABILITATION OF THE D’ALMEIDA LANDFILL SITE, LOCATED ON A PORTION OF RE/ERF 2001 AND ERF NO. 4218, MOSSEL BAY REGISTRATION DIVISION, WESTERN CAPE)

(DEA&DP Reference No.: 19/2/5/1/ D6/7/WL0118/23).

Notice is hereby given of the submission of the Waste Management Licence Application and Final Basic Assessment Report for the proposed closure and rehabilitation of the existing D’Almeida Landfill Site (LFS), located on a portion of RE/Erf 2001 and Erf 4218, Mossel bay Registration Division, Western Cape, including supporting information that is available for download.

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SUBMISSION OF THE FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT (EIR) FOR THE PROPOSED SURRENDER OF THE WML FOR THE FRIEMERSHEIM WASTE DISPOSAL FACILITY (WDF), ON ERF NO. 35 OF MOSSEL BAY REGISTRATION DIVISION, WESTERN CAPE

(DEA&DP REFERENCE NO.: 19/2/5/4/D3/29/WL0126/23)

Notice is hereby given of the submission of the Waste Management Licence Application and Final Environmental Impact Report for the proposed surrender of the Waste Management License for the Friemersheim Waste Disposal Facility (WDF) on Erf No. 35, Mossel Bay Registration Division, Western Cape.

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SUBMISSION OF THE FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT (EIR) FOR THE PROPOSED SURRENDER OF THE WML FOR THE BUISPLAAS WASTE DISPOSAL FACILITY (WDF), LOCATED ON PORTION 1, BUFFELDRIFT NO.191, MOSSEL BAY.BAY REGISTRATION DIVISION, WESTERN CAPE

(DEA&DP REFERENCE NO.: 19/2/5/4/D3/29/WL0127/23).

Notice is hereby given of the submission of the Waste Management Licence Application and Final Environmental Impact Report for the proposed surrender of the Waste Management License for the Buisplaas Waste Disposal Facility (WDF), located on Portion 1 of Buffelsdrift No. 191, Mossel Bay Registration Division, Western Cape, including supporting information that is available for download.

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SUBMISSION OF THE FINAL BASIC ASSESSMENT REPORT (BAR) FOR THE WASTE MANAGEMENT LICENSE (WML) APPLICATION FOR A REQUEST TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM HEIGHT OF THE EXISTING HIGHLANDS WASTE DISPOSAL FACILITY, ERF 356, ABBOTSDALE, MALMEBURY REGISTRATION DIVISION (RD).

Legacy Environmental Management Consulting (Pty) Ltd. (Legacy EMC) has been appointed by JPCE (Pty) Ltd. on behalf of the Swartland Local Municipality (SLM) as the independent environmental practitioners to undertake a WML Application Process in terms of the National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 (Act No. 59 of 2008), as amended (NEM:WA), for the proposed expansion (height increase) of the Highlands Waste Disposal Facility (WDF) on Erf 356, Abbotsdale, Malmesbury RD, Western Cape.

Kindly download the Final BAR and Appendices for your perusal.

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University of Stellenbosch Proposed Invasive Tree Removal along Eerste River

As custodian of the Eerste River that runs along Stellenbosch University’s property, Stellenbosch University is committed to fulfil its responsibilities by removing and/or controlling invasive plant species along the Eerste River. This is in accordance with Stellenbosch University’s Invasive Plant Species Management Plan, and in compliance with the NEMBA, Alien and Invasive Species Regulations, 2014.

Stellenbosch University has appointed Legacy Environmental Management Consulting and BlueScience to assist with the identification and removal of the invasive plant species. This initiative is being carried out in collaboration with the Department of Forestry Fisheries and the Environment (formerly known as the National Department of Environmental Affairs) and Stellenbosch Municipality.

Kindly download the Action Plan, Scope of Work, Risk Assessment and Heritage Notice of Intent for your perusal.

Members of the public are hereby invited to register as interested and/or affected parties (I&APs) and/or to submit written comments to Legacy EMC on or before 11 December 2023.

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