To provide a framework for spatial planning and land use management in the Republic; to specify the relationship between the spatial planning and the land use management system and other kinds of planning; to provide for the inclusive, developmental, equitable and efficient spatial planning at the different spheres of government; to provide a framework for the monitoring, coordination and review of the spatial planning and land use management system; to provide a framework for policies, principles, norms and standards for spatial development planning and land use management; to address past spatial and regulatory imbalances; to promote greater consistency and uniformity in the application procedures and decision-making by authorities responsible for land use decisions and development applications; to provide for the establishment, functions and operations of Municipal Planning Tribunals; to provide for the facilitation and enforcement of land use and development measures; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
Last update: November 2015
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The Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act, 2013 (Act No. 16 of 2013) has been amended by Government Gazette 39415, Notice No. 1126, Replacement of Government Gazette 39412 of 13 November 2015, dated 13 November 2015.
The Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act, 2013 (Act No. 16 of 2013) has been amended by Government Gazette 38594, Notice No. R. 239, Regulations in terms of the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act, 2013 (Act No. 16 of 2013), dated 23 March 2015.
The Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act, 2013 has been added to the website by Government Gazette 36730, Notice No. 559, dated 5 August 2013.