Draft Land Use Management Bill

19th April 2007

To set basic principles that would guide spatial planning, land use management and land development in the Republic; to regulate land use management uniformly in the Republic, and for this purpose to provide for the enactment of national  land use frameworks; the adoption of municipal spatial development frameworks and land use schemes; to establish provincial land use tribunals  and  to enable municipalities the use of land; to provide for land use appeal tribunals to  hear  and decide appeals and such provincial land use tribunals  to consider and decide applications to change against decisions of municipalities and provincial land use tribunals; to provide for an intervention by the Minister of Land Affairs when the national interest may  be or is prejudiced by a decision of a municipality or provincial land use tribunal; and to provide for matters in connection therewith.