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Agenda item no

MPTNW 21/3/2020

Subject

WARD 57: APPLICATION FOR REZONING, DEPARTURES, APPROVAL OF COUNCIL, DELETION OF TITLE DEED CONDITIONS, AND DELETION OF CONDITIONS OF APPROVAL IN TERMS OF THE CITY OF CAPE TOWN MUNICIPAL PLANNING BYLAW: ERF 178705, 1 MICAWBER ROAD, SALT RIVER. ID:70416651 W NAUDE/G SEPTEMBER

Meeting date

Tuesday, March 03, 2020

Resolution

Approved

Date closed

Monday, March 23, 2020

Resolution details

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED that:
a. The application for the deletion and amendment of title deed conditions, for Erf 178705 Cape Town, BE APPROVED in terms of Section 98(b) of the Municipal Planning By-Law, 2015, subject to the conditions contained in Annexure A.

b. The application for rezoning of the property from Mixed Use Sub-zone 2 to Mixed Use Sub-zone 3 for Erf 178705 Cape Town, BE APPROVED in terms of Section 98(b) of the Municipal Planning By-Law, 2015, subject to the conditions contained in Annexure A.

c. The application for a parking departure for Erf 178705 Cape Town, BE APPROVED in terms of Section 98(b) of the Municipal Planning By-Law, 2015, subject to the conditions contained in Annexure A.

d. The applications for city approval for Erf 178705 Cape Town BE APPROVED in terms of Section 98(b) of the Municipal Planning By-Law, 2015, subject to the conditions contained in Annexure A.

e. The application for building line departures for Erf 178705 Cape Town, BE APPROVED in terms of Section 98(b) of the Municipal Planning By-Law, 2015, subject to the conditions contained in Annexure A



REASONS FOR DECISION
The MPT APPROVED the application for the reasons set out in the Planner’s Report and did not support partial refusal.

The MPT agreed to amend the last bullet point reason for approval as follows:
The benefit of removing the title deed restrictions outweighs the benefit of retaining such conditions.

The MPT agreed to add a reason for approval as follows:
- Appropriate conditions have been imposed to mitigate the visual impact of height and massing on the top levels of the building
- That an appropriate affordable housing component is being incorporated in light of the significant increase in value afforded by the approval

Annexure A:
3.1.3 The maximum development envelope, vehicular access, parking layout and the treatment of the street level interface, shall be as shown on the Site Development Plan

Delete 1st bullet point in paragraph 3.1.4

Amend paragraph 3.1.4 to read as follows:
Prior to building plan submission, the owner shall submit a revised Site Development Plan attached as Annexure G in terms of Item 1, 2 and 3 of the DMS, to the Director: Development Management which will inter alia focus on

Add new bullet point in paragraph 3.1.4 to read as follows:
A landscape plan that deals in particular with the treatment of the street edges around the building and the improvement of the pedestrian realm, including the planting of trees, paving and lighting, at the developer’s cost

Following paragraph 3.1.5, insert new paragraph number 3.1.6 which replaces (a). The sub-paragraphs that follow should be labelled as follows:
‘a’ replaces (b)
‘b’ replaces (c)
‘c’ replaces (d)
‘d’ replaces (e) to be deleted

Add: The applicant is to investigate or give consideration to relocating on-street parking in favour of an approved pedestrian realm

NOTE: Building plans must illustrate compliance with green building principles as per the developer’s undertaking

Add 3.1.7 That the developer provides for rental units, starting at R 5 800.00 per month, subject to annual CPIX increases

Add: That the developer submits a suitable ownership and management mechanism to the City to demonstrate how these rental housing units will remain affordable in perpetuity

Add: Units to be rented as affordable units must be indicated on a revised SDP

FOR INFORMATION: NAUDE / SEPTEMBER

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