Economic Development and Planning Units





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Development Planning

Head: Ms. Buyiswa Ntloko

Telephone: 039 737 8123
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Town Planning

Future Spatial Planning (Review of spatial development framework, development of precinct plans, surveying and planning of municipal land for future developments.

Land Use Management (enforcement of Town Planning Scheme)

Policy Formulation (development of municipal policies and by-laws)

  • Land Administration
    Municipal land management (processing of land lease and sale applications for disposal)
    Monitoring of land invasions and encroachments to municipal land Review of policies
  • Co-ordination Commercial Advertising Signage process
    Monitoring of illegal outdoor advertising/signage
    Processing of outdoor advertising/signage applications

Unit vision

A holistic developmental orientated unit that complements the Municipality.

Unit Mission

To provide support to issues relating to development planning and ensure that the vision, mission and objectives of the municipality regarding development planning are achieved.

Units Objectives

  • To formulate and review spatial and development plans within the context of the IDP timeframe
  • To formulate and review development planning policies and by-laws.
  • To manage and facilitate new land development within the municipality.
  • To provide enhancement to development strategies through proper enforcement of relevant legislation, policies and by-laws.
  • To ensure a safe built environment for the community (town planning).

Units Values

  • Ethics
  • Fairness
  • Openness and Transparency
  • Access to information
  • Value for money
  • Redress
  • Courtesy

Emergency Details

Electrical Services : 0397378171
Prepaid Sales : 0397378203
Finance Office : 0397378203
Fire & Disaster : 0392560610
SAPS : 0397379901
Water : 0397374324
Ambulance : 10177
Tayler Bequest Hospital : 039 737 3107
Traffic : 0397379662