THE PRACTICE GROUP BLOG

6 Crucial Elements to Include in Site-Planning Maps

Site planning is essential for the approval of building plans that are related to the construction of, for instance, a fuel station or perhaps a shopping mall on a particular piece of property. The site plan is the graphical representation of the current and proposed...

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Basic Elements of Site-Development Plans

Site-development plans are documents that detail the plans for specific sites or an assembly of sites. They are submitted to the city council to approve prior to the submission of building plans and prior to the development of a parcel of land. A site development plan...

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Urban and Regional Planning

Why Urban and Regional Planning Is Essential to Prevent Unorganised Development Urban and regional planning is a combined discipline with the only difference between the two being the scale and geographical areas affected. As such, the same professionals are involved...

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Strategic Development Planning

The Importance of Urban Strategic Development Planning Urban strategic development planning aims to determine which model is needed to ensure that energy and resources are spent in the right places. It involves the coordination of private and public efforts towards...

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Land Use Management

Land Use Management – Applying for Changes and Permissions Land use management entails a set of legal regulations related to land with the aim of achieving organised and desirable use of the built area. Every plot and developed property in an urban area is, therefore,...

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Town Planners

Town Planners’ Advice on Property Sub-Division in South Africa Sub-division of residential or commercial property is often done with the purpose of selling the portions in order to make a profit. However, doing it wrong can lead to delays in getting permission. In...

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Spatial Planning

The Connection Between Spatial Planning and Sustainable Land Use Management To understand how spatial planning relates to sustainable land use management, it is essential to understand the function of spatial planning. In essence, the latter is a function performed in...

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Urban Planning

What Is the Role of Modern Urban Planning in South Africa? Urban planning entails the focused design and management of space usage as related to economic activities, physical presence, and social impact of human activities on the particular urban environment. Urban...

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