PROPOSED TENTED CAMP ON FARM 377 WITHIN SHAMWARI PRIVATE GAME RESERVE, EASTERN CAPE

Shamwari Properties Group (Pty) Ltd is proposing to develop a new tented camp on Farm 377 within the Shamwari Private Game Reserve, Sundays River Valley Local Municipality. The scope of the proposed development includes the construction of a reception, dining area/ restaurant, lounge/bar, spa and gym, two Pantry Buildings, twelve villa’s, staff accommodation, parking area/ game vehicle pick up and drop off, fire pit and boma , viewing terrace, gate house and supporting engineering infrastructure (including a package plant for treatment of waste water). Access will be via existing gravel roads. Indwe Environmental Consulting has been appointed as an independent environmental practitioner to undertake the Basic Assessment for this project. The draft Basic Assessment Report is available for public review at the link below. A hard copy is also available at the Grahamstown Public Library.

RECTIFICATION FOR UNLAWFUL COMMENCEMENT OF LISTED ACTIVITIES WITHOUT ENVIRONMENTAL AUTHORISATION

Notice is given in terms of Section 24(G) of the National Environmental Management Act (Act 107 of 1998), for an application for the rectification of unlawful commencement of listed activities without environmental authorisation on Portion Rem. of Farm 285 and Portion 1 of Farm 285 Springfield (Shamwari Game Reserve), Eastern Cape. Indwe Environmental Consulting has been appointed as an independent environmental practitioner to undertake the Section 24 (g) application process. The public review period for the Draft Basic Assessment Report closed on 11 September 2018. The report has since been finalised and submitted to DEDEAT for decision, see the following link to download the Final Basic Assessment Report for the abovementioned project.

PROPOSED VEHICLE SERVICE AND PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION CENTRE ON ERF 5238 ABBOTSFORD, EAST LONDON

The proposed development involves the construction of a two-storey Vehicle Service and Pre-Delivery Inspection (PDI) Centre on Erf 5238 Abbotsford, East London. The project will involve demolition of existing buildings, site clearance, earthworks and levelling of the site and the construction of a retaining wall, a two-storey inspection centre comprising 60 parking bays, vehicle access vehicle ramp, workshop and office area. The gross footprint of the new building is approximately 950m2. Information pertaining to the project is available for download at the following link:

RECTIFICATION FOR UNLAWFUL COMMENCEMENT OF LISTED ACTIVITIES WITHOUT ENVIRONMENTAL AUTHORISATION DEDEAT Ref: AROB#2017/10/24

Notice is given in terms of Section 24(G) of the National Environmental Management Act (Act 107 of 1998), for an application for the rectification of unlawful commencement of listed activities without environmental authorisation on Erf: Re/ 72510, 5244, 26765 in Abbotsford East London, Eastern Cape. Indwe Environmental Consulting has been appointed as an independent environmental practitioner to undertake the Section 24 (g) application process. Information pertaining to the project is available for download at the following link:

PROPOSED SUBDIVISION AND REZONING OF PORTION 19 OF FARM 807 (GONUBIE) TO ACCOMMODATE A RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT, GONUBIE, EAST LONDON

It is the intention of 8 Mile Investments 29 (Pty) Ltd to develop 145 serviced residential erven on rem. of Portion 19 of Farm 807. These erven will comprise of group housing and townhouses/ flats. Associated with this will be the construction of supportion bulk services including provision of potable water supply, sanitation, electricity, public open space areas and new internal roadways. The proposed development area is expected to cover approximately 11 hectares in extent. The draft Basic Assessment Report is available for review at the following link:

SUBDIVISION AND REZONING OF FARM 252 TO ACCOMMODATE A NEW CEMETERY IN INDWE, EMALAHLENI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

The project will entail the subdivision and rezoning of a portion of Farm 252 Indwe (Wodehouse) to accommodate a new cemetery south of Indwe Town. The area will measure approximately 2.6 ha in extent and allow for a provision of 2018 adult grave sites and 1330 child grave sites. The new cemetery will include allowance for parking and vehicular turning circles, internal pathways, an administration office, wall of remembrance, landscaping etc. The final Basic Assessment Report is available for at the following link:

Proposed Ngqamakhwe Regional Water Supply Scheme Phase 3

The Amathole District Municipality proposes to provide adequate water supply to the Ngqamakhwe area by providing infrastructure to supply bulk water and internal reticulation to Wards 13, 16, 18 and 20 under the Jurisdiction of the Mnquma Local Municipality. The project entails the abstraction of water from 6 existing boreholes. Infrastructure relating to this will include the construction of various pump stations and equipping of the 6 boreholes, installation of approximately 98km of mains, 120 km of village reticulation and 325 standpipes. The project will also include the construction of 4 distribution reservoirs of 250- 980kL each and 10 service reservoirs of 60- 175kL each. Indwe Environmental Consulting has been appointed to undertake the Basic Assessment and Water Use Licence Application process for the project. Information pertaining to the project is available for download at the following link:

Butterworth Emergency Water Supply Scheme- Ngqamakwe Phase 5

Indwe Environmental Consulting has been appointed to undertake an application for environmental authorisation via a Basic Assessment and supporting Water Use Licence for an emergency water supply pipeline to extend from Tsomo town to a local high point from where water will be released into the Xilinka Dam, Eastern Cape. The Environmental Authorisation is available for download at the following link:

Lady Grey Bulk Water Augmentation – Zachtevlei Dam

Indwe Environmental Consulting has been appointed to undertake an application for environmental authorisation via a Full Scoping and EIA assessment process and supporting water use licence applications for the construction of a new bulk water storage dam. Notice is given that the Department of Economic Development Environmental Affairs and Tourism (Joe Gqabi Region) has issued an environmental authorisation granting approval for the above-mentioned project, dated 23/10/2018. A copy of the Environmental Authorisation is available at the following link:

Proposed Rezoning of Erf8473, Grahamstown, to accommodate Light Industrial erven and a Filling Station

Indwe Environmental Consulting has been appointed to undertake an application for environmental authorisation via a Basic Assessment process for the rezoning of and subdivision of  Erf 8473 Grahamstown to accommodate light industrial erven adjacent to the N2 National Road. Associated with this will be the construction of a filling station complex with combined container storage of 120 000 litres of fuel and supporting bulk services including provision of a potable water supply, sanitation, electricity and a new access road off the R67 road. The draft Basic Assessment Report is available for download at the following links: