The Human Settlements Directorate has recommended that approval be given for the rezoning of 9 Jutland Crescent to allow the property to be developed as a sectional title residential scheme. The rezoning application proposes six units with a maximum of eight habitable rooms each with 16 on-site parking bays.... Read more
The Human Settlements Directorate has recommended that an application for the rezoning of 28 Smith Street, Central to allow a licensed restaurant should be refused. In a report to the Human Settlements Committee that meets tomorrow, the Directorate states that the proposed use does not fall within the definition... Read more
The Human Settlements Directorate has recommended that permission be granted for a 13-storey apartment block adjacent to the Beach Hotel. The development will also feature a gym and a conference facility. New Beach Hotel PE (Pty) Ltd had applied to erect a 19-storey block but the Spatial Planning sub-directorate... Read more
The Eastern Cape Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism issued a positive Record of Decision for the Pinedale Eco-estate near Bathurst. The development, on farms immediately east of the Blaaukrantz River, entails the construction of 50 residential units and the rezoning of the remainder of the land... Read more
Nelson Mandela Bay’s Human Settlements Directorate has recommended that approval should be given for the development of a hybrid residential area that will co-exist with the existing Kragga Kamma Game Park. The application for a rezoning to a sub-divisional area will be considered by the Human Settlements Committee when... Read more
Nelson Mandela Bay’s Human Settlements Directorate has recommended that an application to consolidate four erven at 22, 24, 26 and 28 Cape Road for the development of a boutique hotel should be approved. In terms of the proposed development, that will be carried out in two phases, the two... Read more
The Final Basic Assessment has been completed for a 12.6 hectare development in the Sundays River Valley Municipality that will provide housing and facilities for workers who are employed by Habata Boerdery. The site is approximately two kilometres north east of Addo and the land is currently zoned for... Read more
The Human Settlements Directorate has recommended that an application to buy an approximately 5 000 square metre piece of land on Marine Drive adjacent to the Humewood Golf Club for a five-star hotel should be refused. The applicant, who has not been named and who wished to conclude the... Read more
The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality will “in due course” commission a market gap analysis to determine the demand for rental and social housing. The analysis will also assess affordability. The Human Settlements Development Plan for the Metro states that it can be expected that “there may well be a... Read more
A Municipal Police Services would “not be financially self-sustainable in the short to medium term” according to Chief Financial Officer Kevin Jacoby who points out that an additional property rates increase of about 9% would be required between 2011/12 and 2013/14 in addition to the 11% increase already provided... Read more