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PUBLIC MEETINGS: REFINEMENT OF OVERBERG COASTAL MANAGEMENT (SETBACK) LINES

The WESTERN CAPE GOVERNMENT (WCG), Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning (DEADP), with the support of Royal HaskoningDHV, are refining the Coastal Management (Setback) Lines which were developed in 2011/12 for the Overberg District.

Coastal Management (Setback) Lines along with coastal risk/overlay zones will be used to inform development planning and be integrated into local and regional planning schemes. All interested and affected parties are invited to review and comment on the draft Coastal Management (Setback) Lines and associated information, including a technical report. The review period will extend from 20 February up until 19 March 2015. The draft Coastal Management Lines will be presented at public meetings for public discussion.

These public meetings will be held on the following dates and times:

  • Mon, 2 March Struisbaai Library 17:00 - 19:00
  • Tues, 3 March Kleinmond Town Hall 17:00 - 19:00
  • Wed, 4 March Hermanus Fernkloof Hall 17:00 - 19:00
  • Thurs, 5 March Gansbaai Blompark Community Hall 17:00 - 19:00

All are welcome to attend these meetings.

Stakeholders can request to be registered on the project stakeholder database (if they are not already registered) or request further information from:
Tasneem Steenkamp 021 936 7694 (t) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
or:
Caren George 021 483 2724 (t) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Additional information can be found on the Royal HaskoningDHV website at this location: http://www.rhdhv.co.za/pages/services/environmental/current-projects.php

The available information includes:

  • Draft project report
  • Coastal protection zone (CPZ)
  • Coastal Management Lines (CML)
  • Development Islands
  • 100 m reference
  • 1km reference
  • Risk projections for 20years, 50years and 100years (only available from Monday, 23 Feb. 2015)
  • Overlay zones (only available from Monday, 23 Feb. 2015)

Please ensure that everything except the report is viewed in Google Earth. If you do not have Google Earth installed on your computer, you will need to install it first. It is a free software which can be found easily using a Google search.

 

Kind regards Tasneem Steenkamp (nee Collins)
Senior Environmental Consultant
T +27 (0)21 9367600 | D +27 (0)21 9367694 | M / | E
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