Notice 16-2019 Combine CELUS and Dev Incentives
LOCAL AUTHORITY NOTICE
NOTICE OF DRAFT LAND USE SCHEME AND DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVE POLICY
CITY OF EKURHULENI METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY INVITATION FOR STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT ON THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS:
- DRAFT CITY OF EKURHULENI LAND USE SCHEME
The City of Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality hereby gives notice in terms of Section 8 read with Sections 25 and 16 (3) of the Ekurhuleni Spatial Planning and Land Use Management By-law, 2019, that a draft land use scheme to be known as the City of Ekurhuleni Land Use Scheme, 2019 has been prepared by it.
This scheme is an amendment scheme and contains the following proposals:
- The replacement of the following Town Planning Scheme in its entirety:
- Ekurhuleni Town Planning Scheme, 2014
In terms of the Ekurhuleni Spatial Planning and Land Use Management By-law, 2019, the City of Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality hereby calls upon the members of the public, affected departments and organs of state in the three spheres of government and all other stakeholders to participate in the process of drafting the Land Use Scheme.
The Land Use Scheme will apply to the entire area within Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, thus binding everyone residing, occupying land/ property, property/ business owners and any person responsible for any land use activity within Ekurhuleni including the state. The draft Land Use Scheme introduces several new and simplified procedures and processes that are intended to promote economic development, attract investment and represent a more inclusive and integrated approach towards the regulation and enforcement of land use and development rules in the City of Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality.”
- DRAFT DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVE POLICY
The City of Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality hereby gives notice in terms of the Ekurhuleni Spatial Planning and Land Use Management By-law, 2019, that a draft policy to be known as the City of Ekurhuleni Development Incentive Policy, 2019 has been prepared by it.
In terms of the Ekurhuleni Spatial Planning and Land Use Management By-law, 2019, the City of Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality hereby calls upon the members of the public, affected departments and organs of state in the three spheres of government and all other stakeholders to participate in the process of drafting the Development Incentive Policy.
Municipalities across the country have a mandate to provide their respective communities with the best possible quality, affordable services and create suitable conditions for local business to thrive, create jobs and ensure that the municipality become financially sustainable. The City recognises the need to promote investment and boost its economy in order to provide tangible jobs and support small and emerging businesses. This means the municipality must be able to encourage and support development that demonstrate strategic intelligence to grow the economy, create jobs and balance various social needs to set itself as the first choice destination for investment.
The objective of the policy if to assist the City to set itself as the first choice destination for investment through a combination of incentives which will promote investment inflows through measures that enhance the image of the municipality in the view of potential and committed investors, provide information on investment opportunities to potential investors, offer location incentives, facilitate investment through institutional and administrative improvements and render post-investment support services. The Development Incentive Policy will reduce obstacles to investment, foster an investor-friendly environment, reduce application processes and lower costs and risks for investors.
From 30 October 2019 to 30 November 2019
The draft Land Use Scheme AND the draft Development Incentive Policy will lie for inspection during normal office hours at the following municipal offices or by obtaining an electronic copy from the official website address for the Municipality: www.ekurhuleni.gov.za and
- The offices of the Area Manager: City Planning at the following Customer Care Centres:
Alberton: 11th Floor, Alberton Civic Centre, Alwyn Taljaard Street, new Redruth, Alberton
Benoni: 6th Floor, Benoni Civic Centre, Treasury building, Elston Avenue, Benoni
Boksburg: 3rd Floor, Boksburg Civic Centre, cnr Trichards Road and Commissioned Street, Boksburg
Brakpan: E-Block (Room E212), Brakpan Civic Centre, cnr Ellior Road and Escombe Avenue, Brakpan
Edenvale: 1st Floor, Edenvale Civic Centre, cnr Van Riebeeck Avenue and Hendrik Potgieter Street, Edenvale
Germiston: 175 Meyer Street, cnr Meyer – and Library Streets, United House Building, 1st Floor, Germiston
Kempton Park: 5th Floor, Main Building, Kempton Park Civic Centre, cnr CR Swart and Pretoria Road, Kempton Park
Nigel: Ground Floor, City Planning Reception, Engineers Building, cnr Eeufees and Hendrik Verwoerd Streets, Nigel
Springs: 4th Floor, F-Block, Springs Civic Centre, cnr Plantation and Main Reef Roads, Springs
- The following Libraries:
Bedfordview Library, Birchleigh Library, Birchleigh North Library, Bonaero Park Library,
Edenvale Library, Kempton Park Library, Olifantsfontein Library, Phomolong Library,
Primrose Library, Tembisa Library, Tembisa West Library, Winnie Mandela Library, Alberton
Library, Boksburg Library, Bracken Library, Dinwiddie Library, Edenpark Library, Elsburg
Library, Germiston Library, Isaac Mokoena Library, Katlehong Library, Leondale Library,
Palm Ridge Library, Reiger Park Library, Spruitview Library, Thokhoza Library, Vosloorus
Library, Zonkizizwe Library, Actonville Library, Alra Park Library, Bakerton Library, Benoni
Library, Brakpan Library, Daveyton Library, Duduza Library, Dunnotter Library, Geluksdal
Library, H P Mokoka Library, Jerry Moloi Library, Kwa-Thema Library, Nigel Library,
Springs Library, Tsakane Library, Wattville Library; and
Written comments and representations in respect of the scheme and the policy can be lodged with or made in writing to:
firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, they can be posted to the City Planning Department at P.O. Box 13, Kempton Park, 1620 of Hand delivered to City Planning Offices (Customer Care Areas) or City Planning Corporate Office at Markham Building, cnr Kempton Road and Margaret Street, Kempton Park
Enquiries: Ms Innocentia Monyamane (011) 999 6425 or Busisiwe Masemola (011) 999 8166
Dr. I Mashazi, City Manager, City of Ekurhuleni, 2nd Floor, Head Office Building, corner Cross and Rose Streets, Private Bag X1069, Germiston, 1400
30 October 2019
Notice No 16-2019