COUNCILLOR INDUCTION PROGRAMME 2016 LAND USE MANAGEMENT LEGISLATION, PROCESSES AND PROCEDURES

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IMPLEMENTATION OF SPLUMA

Wow I think I should inform my Mayor about this as soon as possible

LAND-USE MANAGEMENT

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  1. IMPLEMENTATION OF SPLUMA

When do you start implementing SPLUMA/Bylaws without having to refer to the relevant PDA and the SPLUMA regulations?

We refer to both the PDA and SPLUMA to distinguish applications in terms of the PDA that were submitted before 1 July 2015 from applications that were submitted thereafter and to show that we embrace the national legislation.  Strictly speaking, it is not necessary because section 30(3) of SPLUMA provides that “The relevant municipality may regard an authorisation in terms of any other legislation that meets all the requirements set out in this Act or in provincial legislation as an authorisation in terms of this Act”.  We do not refer to the PDA, SPLUMA, or the SPLUMA Regulations for applications made in terms of a planning by-law because the planning by-laws incorporate the provisions of the PDA, SPLUMA and the SPLUMA Regulations and section 30(3) of SPLUMA and…

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