Spatial Planning and Environmental Management

Spatial Planning and Environmental Management Overview

The division Spatial Planning and Environmental Management is a division of the department of Community Development and Planning Services. The divisions functions are:

 

  1. Spatial Planning:

Cape Winelands District Municipal Spatial Development Framework (CWDM SDF); compile, review and amend internally in terms of the Municipal Systems Act (32 of 2000), the Spatial and Land Use Management Act (16 of 2013), and the Western Cape Land Use Planning Act (3 of 2014).

Municipal Planning Tribunals (MPTs); serve on MPTs in terms of Section 36 of the Spatial and Land Use Management Act (16 of 2013).

Strategic Projects; Project Lead of Joint District and Metro Approach sub projects,

  • Urbanisation Challenges

 

  1. Environmental Resource Management:

Natural Resource Management programmes; projects pertaining to water and biodiversity conservation, this entails the management and planning of the Cape Winelands Invasive Alien

Vegetation Management and River Rehabilitation programmes implemented in local municipal water supply catchments, nature reserves and protected areas in terms of

Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) norms and standards and relevant legislation;

  • National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004
  • National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act, 2003

 

Strategic Projects; Project Lead of Joint District and Metro Approach sub projects,

  • Resource Resilience
  • Climate Change Adaptation
  • Environmental Management Shared Services

 

  1. Geographic Information Systems:

Geographic information systems and spatial data management in accordance with the Spatial Data Infrastructure Act, 2003 (Act No.54 of 2003).

Contact us for more information:

Quinton Balie

Deputy Director: Spatial Planning and Environmental Management

021 870 3209

quinton@capewinelands.gov.za

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