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

Libertas Water Take-off Structure: ECO Checklist(s), EMPr and EA

This ECO Report and Environmental Compliance Checklist (ECC) is intended for use by the ECO to undertake audits of the required environmental management activities as prescribed by the amended Environmental
Management Programme (EMPr) for the Construction Phase of the Libertas Water Take-Off Structure in the Eerste River, Stellenbosch (December 2019) and the Conditions of Authorisation as per the amended Environmental Authorisation (EA) issued by the Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning (DEA&DP) (dated 28 February 2020).

I&APs are hereby informed of the availability of the ECO Checklist(s), EMPr and EA, for information purposes.

PRE-APPLICATION BASIC ASSESSMENT REPORT FOR THE PROPOSED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT ON A PORTION OF THE REMAINDER OF ERF 3396 AND ERF 31030 (FARM PICARDIE), PAARL

The applicant, Arun Projects (Pty) Ltd., proposes to develop a residential estate on a portion of Remainder of Erf 3396 and Erf 31030, Paarl. The development site is located directly north of the residential suburb of Courtrai. The development footprint is ±4.2ha in extent and includes ±40 residential erven, private open space, internal roads, and associated infrastructure.


This notice also serves to inform the public that a pre-application Basic Assessment Report (BAR) and Environmental Management Programme (EMPr) are available for comment. A Heritage Impact Assessment (HIA) Report, prepared in terms of section 38(8) of the National Heritage Resources
Act (Act 25 of 1999) (NHRA), is also available for comment.

Comments on the pre-application reports must be submitted on/before Friday, 21 May 2021.

PROPOSED PART II AMENDMENT OF THE STELLENBOSCH BRIDGE DEVELOPMENT (DEA&DP Ref. No.: 14/3/1/1/B4/23/0128/16)

The applicant and owner of Portion 5 of the Farm 742, in Klapmuts near Stellenbosch, wishes to amend the appeal Record of Decision (RoD) granted for the so-called Klapmuts Hills Development located on Portion 3 of Farm Klapmuts River No. 742, Paarl and Remainder of Farm Klapmuts River No. 742, Paarl.

As per the Public Participation Plan approved by the competent authority, DEA&DP, a 30-day comment period will start on Tuesday 9 February and close on Thursday 11 March 2021. As such, written comments should please reach our office on or before 11 March 2021.

PROPOSED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT ON PORTION 1 OF FARM 1202, JOHANNESDAL, STELLENBOSCH (DEA&DP Ref. No.: 16/3/3/1/B4/45/1023/20)

The applicant and owner of Portion 1 of the Farm 1202, in Johannesdal near Stellenbosch, wishes to rezone his smallholding from Agriculture Zone 1 to Subdivisional Area to develop 30 single residential houses on the property together with roads and private open spaces

As per the Public Participation Plan approved by the competent authority, DEA&DP, a 30-day comment period will start on Tuesday 7 July and close on Thursday 6 August 2020. As such, written comments should please reach our office on or before 6 August 2020.

WORCESTER WASTE DISPOSAL FACILITY – VARIATION APPLICATION FOR A REQUEST TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM HEIGHT OF THE EXISTING LANDFILL, WORCESTER (DEA&DP REF. NO. 19/2/5/7/B2/32/WL0136/19)

The Breede Valley Municipality is proposing to amend the existing Waste Management Permit (WMP) dated 22 August 2018 to increase the maximum height of the landfill from 10 m to 25 m (Alternative 2, the preferred alternative), due to the maximum permitted height of the Facility already been reached and exceeded in some places. Also, this application will correct the property description in the WMP which only refers to Erf No. 4014; whilst the cadastral information indicates the Facility is located on a portion of RE/4014 and a portion of RE/4015.

IAPs are hereby notified of the availability of the Final Variation Report and associated Appendices for informational purposes only.

THE PROPOSED LIGHT INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ON PORTION 2 OF THE FARM WELTEVREDEN NO. 744 AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW ACCESS ROAD OVER ERF 342, KLAPMUTS, STELLENBOSCH

The applicant  wishes to rezone the property from Agriculture Zone I to Light Industrial Zone I to develop 10 erven for light industrial pursuits on the property together with roads and private open space.

As per the Public Participation Plan approved by the competent authority, DEA&DP, a 30-day comment period will start on Tuesday, 4 August 2020 and close on Friday 4 September 2020. As such, written comments should please reach our office on or before 4 September 2020.

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