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National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998)

Regulations in Terms of Chapter 5 of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998

Chapter 3 : Applications for Environmental Authorisations

Part 1 : General matters

15. Combination of applications

 

 

1) If an applicant intends undertaking two or more activities as part of the same development, a single application on one application form must be submitted in respect of all those activities.

 

2) If an applicant intends undertaking more than one activity of the same type at different locations in the same province, different applications in respect of the different locations must be submitted, but the competent authority may, at the written request of the applicant, grant permission for the submission of a single application in respect of all those activities, whether or not the application is submitted on one or more application forms.

 

3) If the competent authority grants permission in terms of subregulation (2), the application must be dealt with as a consolidated process in respect of all the activities covered by the application, but the potential environmental impacts of each activity must be considered in terms of the location where the activity is to be undertaken.