Skip to main content

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 access or download documents available for a particular project, Contact Us using the contact details on this website.

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

NOTIFICATION OF REGISTRATION FOR EXCLUSION OF THE CARPE DIEM NORTH BESS 1 (PTY) LTD FACILITY ON PORTION 5 OF FARM VARKENSLAAGTE NO. 119, MERAFONG CITY LOCAL MUNICIPALITY, WEST RAND DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY, GAUTENG.

Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE): Integrated Environmental Authorisations (Reference No.: BESS/2024/GP/3)

Notice is hereby given in terms of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998) as amended (NEMA), and the recently adopted Battery Storage Exclusion Norm and Exclusion of Identified Activities Associated with the Development and Expansion of Battery Storage Facilities from the Requirement to obtain an Environmental Authorisation (EA), as per Government Notice No. 4557, published in Gazette No. 50387, 27 March 2024, that the Carpe Diem North BESS 1 (Pty) Ltd Facility has been registered for exclusion from the requirement to obtain an EA.

Your attention is drawn to the fact that an appeal may be lodged against the decision in terms of the National Environmental Management Act, Act No. 107 of 1998 National Appeal Regulations published under Government Notice R993 in Government Gazette No. 38303 dated 08 December 2014 (National Appeal Regulations, 2014), as well the Registration Letter from the DFFE. The appeal procedure is detailed in Chapter 2 Section 4 of the National Appeal Regulations, 2014 and summarised towards the end of the Registration Letter.

Should any person wish to lodge an appeal against this registration, he/she must submit the appeal to the appeal administrator, and a copy of the appeal to the proponent/applicant, any registered interested and affected party (I&AP), and any organ of state with interest in the matter within 20 days from the date that the notification of the registration was sent to the registered I&APs (i.e., from 15 May 2024).

Should you be unable to access or download documents available for this project, Contact Us using the contact details on this website.

Download Documents

PROPOSED AMENDMENT APPLICATION OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL AUTHORISATION FOR THE OIL AND GAS SERVICE COMPLEX AND ASSOCIATED INFRASTRUCTURE FOR THE SALDANHA INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ZONE, SALDANHA BAY, WESTERN CAPE.

DEA&DP Reference No.: To be confirmed.

Notice is hereby given in terms of the National Environmental Management Act, Act 107 of 1998 (‘NEMA’) (as amended), and the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Regulations, 2014 (as amended), that an application for the amendment of the Environmental Authorisation (EA) for the Oil and Gas Service Complex and Associated Infrastructure for the Saldanha Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) has been submitted. The project is situated on Portions 4, 9, 12, 15, and 16 of Farm No. 197, Portion 1, and Remainder of Farm No. 1139, Farm No. 11943, and Remainder of Farm No. 11945 in Saldanha Bay.

This notice also serves to inform the public that the Draft Amendment Report will be made available for a minimum 30 day comment period from 22 April 2024 – 27 May 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.

Download Documents

SCOPING AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PROCESS PROPOSED ELAND SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC PLANT AND ASSOCIATED INFRASTRUCTURE ON THE REMAINDER OF PORTION 101 OF FARM GELUK NO. 348, NEAR eNTOKOZWENI, EMAKHAZENI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY, NKANGALA DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY, MPUMALANGA

(DFFE Ref No.: 14/12/16/3/3/2/2572)

Notice is hereby given in terms of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998), as amended (NEMA), the 2014 Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Regulations, as amended, as well as the National Water Act, 1998 (Act No. 36 of 1998), as amended (NWA), of an application for Environmental Authorisation (EA) for the proposed Eland Solar Photovoltaic Plant (SPP) with associated infrastructure, situated within the Emakhazeni Local Municipality.

This notice also serves to inform the public that EIA related documents  are made available until 18 June 2024.

Note: Please contact Legacy EMC as per the website contact details should you encounter any difficulty in accessing the documents above. 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.

Download Documents

SCOPING AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PROCESS: PROPOSED CARLETONVILLE SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC PLANT AND ASSOCIATED INFRASTRUCTURE ON THE REMAINDER OF FARM TWYFELVLAKTE NO. 105, MERAFONG CITY LOCAL MUNICIPALITY, WEST RAND DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY, GAUTENG.

(DFFE Ref No.: 14/12/16/3/1/4/164)

Notice is hereby given in terms of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998), as amended (NEMA), the 2014 Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Regulations, as amended, as well as the National Water Act, 1998 (Act No. 36 of 1998), as amended (NWA), of an application for Environmental Authorisation (EA) for the proposed Carletonville Solar Photovoltaic Plant (SPP) with associated infrastructure, situated within the Merafong City Local Municipality.

This notice also serves to inform the public that a Draft Scoping Report (DSR) and associated documents will be made available for comment until 25 June 2024.

Note: Please contact Legacy EMC as per the website contact details should you encounter any difficulty in accessing the documents above. 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.

Download All Documents

SCOPING AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PROCESS: PROPOSED 150 MW CARPE DIEM NORTH SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC PLANT (SPP) ON PORTION 5 OF FARM VARKENSLAAGTE NO. 119, MERAFONG CITY LOCAL MUNICIPALITY, WEST RAND DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY, GAUTENG.

(DFFE Ref No.: To be confirmed)

Notice is hereby given in terms of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998), as amended (NEMA), the 2014 Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Regulations, as amended, as well as the National Water Act, 1998 (Act No. 36 of 1998), as amended (NWA), of an application for Environmental Authorisation for the proposed large-scale Carpe Diem North Solar Photovoltaic Plant (SPP) with associated infrastructure, situated within the Merafong City Local Municipality.

This notice also serves to inform the public that EIA related documents  will be made available for a minimum 30 day comment period.

PLEASE NOTE:  THE PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PROCESS (PPP) FOR THIS PROJECT HAS BEEN TEMPORARILY DELAYED. REGISTERED I&APs WILL BE INFORMED WHEN THE PPP COMMENCES.  THE COMMENT PERIOD WILL ALSO BE INDICATED ON THIS WEBSITE.  IN THE INTERIM, PLEASE TAKE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO REGISTER AS AN I&AP.

Note: Please contact Legacy EMC as per the website contact details should you encounter any difficulty in accessing the documents above. 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.

Download Background Information Document

DRAFT BASIC ASSESSMENT PROCESS FOR THE BELLPARK MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT ON ERF 23974, 23973, 21750 AND 1682, BELLVILLE.

DEA&DP NOI Reference No.: 16/3/3/6/7/1/F5/4/2148/16 (to be updated).

Notice is hereby given in terms of the National Environmental Management Act, Act 107 of 1998 (‘NEMA’) (as amended), and the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Regulations, 2014 (as amended), of the Environmental Authorisation (EA) Application for the proposed mixed-use development on Erven 23974, 23973, 21750 and 1682, Bellville. This notice also serves to inform the public that the Draft Basic Assessment Report (BAR), including an Environmental Management Programme (EMPr), is available for comment from 23 May to 24 June 2024.

NOTE: The proposed development will constitute activities that require a Water Use Authorisation (WUA) in terms of the National Water Act (NWA) (Act 36 of 1998) due to the proposed realignment of the Elsieskraal River within the site, infilling and shaping adjacent to the river, the attenuation of stormwater on-site, and the discharge of stormwater to the river. The NWA Section 21 water uses that require approval may include: (c), (i), (f) and (g). The competent authority is the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS). A 60-day comment period applies to the WUA application. The details of the water uses are contained in the Aquatic Impact Assessment Report. Written comments on the WUA application should be submitted to Legacy EMC on or before 25 July 2024.

 

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 (4 of 2013) (POPIA). Note that all comments submitted by I&APs to our office will become public information.

Download All Documents

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.

Download All Documents

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.

Download All Documents

IF YOU HAVE A VISION WE WILL HELP YOU TO TURN IT INTO REALITY.

Call Us