NOTES: ERF 1117, Blaauwberg

ERF 1117 – Notes from public documents

AUG 2009:  Draft for Comment: Blaauwberg District Plan, SDP and EMF Technical Report

  • Use:
    • medium density residential development;
    • Mixed use development, Low density bordering the BCA

AUG 2009: Executive Summary of Draft for comment – Blaauwberg District Plan, SDP and EMF

  • Description: significant opportunity to meet biodiversity requirements and contribute to housing and public facility needs

MARCH 2011:  Final draft for comment – Blaauwberg District Plan, SDP and EMF – Volume 2 Strategies, proposals and Implementation Framework

  • Description:
    • Mixed Use Development – horizontal and /or vertical integration; Context appropriate intensity
    • High Density Development – average 40+ du/ha
    • Med = 25 – 40 du/ha
    • Low = 10 – 25 du/ha
  • Use:
    • Wide variety of urban uses;
    • EIA required where conflict occurs with natural ecosystems (BCA)
  • Principles:
    • Acknowledge and respect surrounding urban environment;
    • New development areas at higher densities than current;
    • Socio-economic gradient development.
    • Public facility provision

MAY 2012: CT SPATIAL DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK

  • Description – strategic state-owned site

2012: SPATIAL DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK – Statutory Report:

  • Description: Strategic state owned site

2012: FINAL DRAFT – BLAAUWBERG DISTRICT PLAN, SDP AND EMF TECHNICAL REPORT

  • Description:
    • New development area;
    • A strategic piece of land that could resolve a number of public objectives particularly public housing;
    • Develop new areas at higher densities than exist
    • An example of inclusionary housing potentially through cross subsidisation initiatives
    • Part of major intensification areas – Koeberg rd, Blaauwberg rd, Parklands Main rd, Atlantis CBD;
    • Socio economic gradient (socio economic inclusion / integration)
    • Specific design attention where current urban character may be impacted or where socio economic gradient is steep
    • The provision of new affordable housing opportunities cannot be addressed through the development of public land alone nor should all publically owned land be developed solely for public housing purposes
  • Use:
    • Mixed use residential;
    • for a mix of uses;
    • facilitate provision of public facilities and a range of entry level and subsidy housing opportunities
  • Quantity: 5000 dwelling units

NOV 2013: WCG INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS STATUS PRESENTATION

  • Extent: 6009 ha
  • Progress to date: Valuated and development plan submitted to DPW, await Minister approval
  • Quantity: 13,880 dwelling units
  • Description: Happy valley described as a Capital (budget) programme for New Housing

MAY 2014: 2014/15 BUILT ENVIRONMENT PERFORMANCE PLAN

  • Description:
    • Part of the City’s long term land banking programme
    • Large new ¼ of City exists in 2 northward urban growth corridors;
    • Part of the City’s high level land purchasing agenda
    • Private sector initiative must not be squeezed out
    • Du noon / Tableview is a major problem zone, ERF 1117 is land solution

APRIL 2015: 2015/16 BUILT ENVIRONMENT PERFORMANCE PLAN, FINAL SUBMISSION

  • Problem: insufficient public land to accommodate current housing need and meet future demand
  • Description: part of high level land purchasing agenda
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