ENVIRONMENTAL BASIC ASSESSMENT FOR THE PROPOSED ESTABLISHMENT OF A SOCIAL HOUSING AND MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT ON ERF 13814/RE, SALT RIVER, CAPE TOWN
DEA&DP Pre-application Reference 16/3/3/6/7/1/A7/22/3146/20
BACKGROUND INFORMATION DOCUMENT FOR PRE-APPLICATION PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
The City of Cape Town proposes to develop Erf 13814/RE on Pickwick Road in Salt River for mixed-use and social housing purposes. The site is 3.2 hectares in extent.
Application will be made for environmental authorisation to undertake activities in terms of the National Environmental Management Act (107 of 1998) and EIA Regulations (GNR 326 of 2017):
- Activity 26 of Listing Notice 1 (GN 327 of 2017), for development of land previously used for mining; and
- Activity 15 of Listing Notice 3 (GN 324 of 2017), for the transformation of land zoned for open space.
The first pre-application public participation process will commence on Friday 13 November 2020 with the publication of a Background Information Document (BID). Interested and affected parties (I&APs) are invited to register and to provide comments on the BID, which is available for download below or in hard copy on request from the Environmental Assessment Practitioner at the details below. All registered I&APs will be notified of further public participation which will take place early in 2021. When registering or commenting, I&APs must provide their name, contact details, and an indication of any direct business, financial, personal or other interest which they have in the application.
The 30-day registration and commenting period will end on Monday 14 December 2020.
Should you have any queries or concerns you can contact the Environmental Assessment Practitioner as follows:
- By post to Infinity Environmental, Suite 17, Private Bag X11, Mowbray 7705
- By WhatsApp message to 079 086 1453
- By fax to 086 591 8616