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Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act, 2013 (Act No. 16 of 2013)

Chapter 5 : Land Use Management

23. Role of executive authority



(a) The executive authority of a municipality must, in the development, preparation and adoption or amendment by such municipality of its land use scheme, subject to the provisions of this Act, provide general policy and other guidance.
(b) The executive authority must, in providing such guidance as referred to in paragraph (a), monitor and, to the extent provided for in this Act and other laws on the administration of the municipal sphere of government, oversee such responsibilities as it may designate to officials of such municipality and non-officials in the implementation of this Act.


(2) Subject to section 81 of the Local Government: Municipal Structures Act, 1998 (Act No. 117 of 1998), and the Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Act, 2003 (Act No. 41 of 2003), a municipality, in the performance of its duties in terms of this Chapter must allow the participation of a traditional council.