REVIEW OF THE GREATER KOKSTAD MUNICIPALITY’S 2023-2024 SPATIAL DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK AND REVIEW OF THE 2023-2024 HOUSING SECTOR PLAN IN LINE WITH THE MUNICIPAL LONG-TERM SPATIAL DEVELOPMENT VISION AND ALIGNMENT WITH THE 2024-2025 INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT PLAN TO BE THE 2024-2025 GREATER KOKSTAD MUNICIPALITY’S SPATIAL DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK AND THE 2024-2025 HOUSING SECTOR PLAN

Notice is hereby given that in terms of Section 26(e) of the Local Government: Municipal System Act, No. 32 of 2000 and in terms of Chapter 4 and Section 20 of the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act, No. 16 of 2013 that the Council of the Greater Kokstad Municipality has adopted the Draft 2024/2025 Spatial Development Framework and the Draft  2023-2024 Housing Sector Plan in-line with the Municipal Long-Term Spatial Development Vision and Alignment with the 2024-2025 Integrated Development Plan to be the 2024-2025 Greater Kokstad Municipality’s Spatial Development Framework and the 2024-2025 Housing Sector Plan.

The study area represents the Greater Kokstad Municipal area, including the towns of Kokstad, Kingscote, Bhongweni, Swartberg, New Amalfi, Franklin, Bonny Ridge and the rural areas. The main objective of the SDF process is to compile spatial guidelines which would assist both the officials of the Greater Kokstad Municipality, potential developers, and the community of the area, with decisions regarding the desired spatial development within the municipal area. The Housing Sector Plan is out-dated and needs to be reviewed to reflect current and future proposed Human Settlements and enhance integrated effective housing planning and implementation at provincial and municipal level to accommodate new paradigm shifts and mandates indicated Nationally as per the new Government (viz. emphasis on rural development, poverty alleviation, massive informal settlements upgrading and other housing related variables dictated by the new planning regime – consolidation of infrastructure and alignment thereof with housing development processes).

Both the Draft 2024-2025 Spatial Development Framework and 2024-2025 Draft Housing Sector Plan documents are open for public comments and viewing for a 30 day period from 05 April 2024 to 07 May 2024 for comments and inputs.

Comments in respect of the 2024/2025 Draft Spatial Development Framework and 2024/2025 Draft Housing Sector Plan must be lodged with or made in writing to the Municipal Manager, at P.O.Box 8, Kokstad, 4700, which may be submitted by fax, mail or email, must be submitted within 30 days to the Manager : Spatial Planning, Human Settlements and Building Control, Mr S Madikizela, Tel: 039 – 797 6600/ 6642, Fax: 039 – 727 3676,  P O Box 8, Kokstad 4700

The documents are now available for public viewing at the following places:

  • Greater Kokstad Municipal Library in Town
  • Greater Kokstad Municipal Offices, 75 Hope Street, Kokstad
  • Greater Kokstad Municipal Website: kokstad.gov.za

Or using the following link: https://www.kokstad.gov.za/index.php/en/documents/spatial-planning

Hope you find the above in order.

Yours in Good Governance.

                                       

S.R ZWANE

MUNICIPAL MANAGER

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