The Zandspruit UDF was based on sound urban development principles, which aimed to integrate the Zandspruit informal settlement, agricultural holdings and security estate developments through a single spatial plan. To this end, the Zandspruit UDF comprised development proposal and related spatial interventions for a mixed-use development, which caters for a range of housing options across the income spectrum, specifically for the ‘gap’ housing market in the area. The housing interventions were supported by the requisite social facilities and amenities. Overall, the project:
During the last couple of years a plethora of economic and development related legislation, as well as policy and strategy frameworks (initiated by all three tiers of Government) impacted on the North West Provincial Spatial Development Framework 2005 (PSDF). Moving from this premise the North West PSDF was drafted in terms of the following envisaged outcomes.
Formulate a Provincial Spatial Development Framework that is broadly aligned with the National Spatial Development Perspective (NSDP).
Provide a spatial interpretation of the Provincial Growth and Development Strategy to guide future land use and development;
Set a policy for the overall spatial distribution of development which will:
Indicate desired or undesired utilisation of space in a particular area;
Identify areas where strategic intervention is required; and
Indicate priority areas where public sector intervention is required ...
Status Completed in 2008
Formulation of Policy Guidelines, Regulations and an Implementation Plan for the development of Priority Housing Development Areas PHDA’s). PHDA’s are declared by the Minister of Human Settlements to address specific housing needs to achieve sustainable human settlements, through a process of intergovernmental cooperation, integrated planning and coordinated programmed implementation aimed at fast tracking housing delivery. PHDA’s are furthermore determined by the circumstances of housing needs which cannot be addressed in the current arrangement of existing housing programmes and is specifically applicable to the following circumstances of “Priority”:
An Urban Design Masterplan and land release strategy for a 600 Ha land holding This project involved a detailed market assessment, physical and spatial analysis, development of project alternatives, negotiation with key stakeholders and local authorities, engaging bulk services utilities and the preperation of graphics used in marketing material.
The aim of the Daveyton LSDF was to manage spatial development within Daveyton and guide the expansion of Daveyton over a 10-year period. To this, the Daveyton LSDF placed emphasis on a number of planning and planning related sectors, such as spatial planning, land use planning, environmental sustainability, geotechnical suitability, affordable housing development, economic viability, public land utilization, urban design, social facilities provision and the integration of public transport. The above was addressed by adhering to the following broad objectives: