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In terms of the Spatial Planning Land Use Management Act of 2014 this department is tasked with all aspects of Forward Spatial Planning as well as Land Use Planning.
The Town Planning department is responsible for:
Vision and objectives of the Department
Theewaterskloof Municipal Land Use Planning By-law, 2015
Theewaterskloof Municipal Land Use Planning By-law came into operation on 1 December 2015. This by-law replaces the Land Use Planning Ordinance, No 15 of 1985 (LUPO) and laws such as the Removal of Restrictions Act No 84 of 1967 (ROR).
The by-law gives effect to the municipal planning function allocated to municipalities in terms of Part B of Schedule 4 of the Constitution. It also gives effect to certain requirements set in the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act (SPLUMA) and the Western Cape Land Use Planning Act (LUPA), both of which came into operation on 1 December 2015.
Important Notice: Applications submitted prior to 1 December 2015 will still be processed in terms of the Land Use Planning Ordinance (Ordinance 15 of 1985).
Links to the above-mentioned new legislation are provided below:
Town Planning Documents:
Contact Details: 028 214 3300