Land Use Management South Africa

How the Spatial Planning Land Use Management Act Affects Property Transfers in South Africa The Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act of 2013 (SPLUMA) which was gazetted in 2015, has made it possible to create a framework for policy development, spatial...

Experienced Town Planners

How Town Planners Help Property Developers in South Africa You may be wondering why it is essential to work with experienced town planners for seemingly straightforward applications such as zoning, township establishment, a subdivision of land, and more? If you can...

What Does It Mean to Rezone a Property?

Every property has specific usage rights that apply to it. The title deed may have certain restrictions while the property also falls within a specific zoning category. If you, for instance, have a large residential stand, but want to build a warehouse on it, you need...

Township Establishment

What Is Township Establishment and When Must You Apply? Township establishment is the process whereby the municipality reviews and rejects or approves the application to convert a piece of agricultural land into an area where residential, commercial, or industrial...

Strategic and Integrated Spatial Planning

The Essentials of Strategic and Integrated Spatial Planning Strategic and integrated spatial planning addresses what is possible and where it should occur. In brief, it takes into consideration the policies of a regional area within the broader context of a strategic...