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MPT North Western

Agenda item no

MPTNW 8/3/2020

Subject

WARD 57: APPLICATION FOR CITY APPROVAL AND PERMANENT DEPARTURE IN TERMS OF THE MUNICIPAL PLANNING BY-LAW, 2015: ERF 27714, 44 NORWICH AVENUE OBSERVATORY, CAPE TOWN. ID:70460316 J FULLARD/G SEPTEMBER

Meeting date

Tuesday, March 03, 2020

Resolution

Approved

Date closed

Monday, March 23, 2020

Resolution details

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED that:
The application for City approval in order to permit building work within a Heritage Protection Overlay Zone, in respect of erf 27714, Cape Town, Observatory BE APPROVED in terms of Section 98(b) of the City of Cape Town Municipal Planning By-Law, 2015.

REASONS FOR DECISION
The MPT APPROVED the application for the reasons set out in the Planner’s Report and agreed to amend as follows:

6.4 The proposal complies with City policy to the extent that it provides for intensified development in an existing urban inner core;

6.7 The proposal is of an appropriate scale and form given the heritage context and is considered to be compatible with the surrounding land uses;

Annexure A:
Add point ‘c’ in paragraph 1.2 to read as follows:
That the applicant is encouraged to further explore the revised treatment of the cube aesthetic of the upper story façade with a better informed interpretation of a historic aesthetic

Add point ‘d’ in paragraph 1.2 to read as follows:
That the applicant shall explore the possibility of incorporating a landscape plan indicating tree planting opportunities on the street edges

Amend last paragraph as follows:
The SDP shall be submitted for approval to the authorised official

FOR INFORMATION: FULLARD / SEPTEMBER

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