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District Spatial Development Framework review<span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​About</h2></span> <p>We are in the process of updating the draft Integrated District Spatial Development Frameworks (DSDFs) and Environmental Management Frameworks (EMFs) for the <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/work%20and%20business/planning-portal/Spatial-Plans-and-Frameworks/district-plans">eight planning districts </a>across Cape Town.</p><p>The draft DSDFs and EMFs set the planning and spatial vision for the City’s eight planning districts, namely: Table Bay; Blaauwberg; Southern; Northern; Cape Flats; Helderberg; Tygerberg; Mitchells Plain, Khayelitsha and Greater Blue Downs. These entail the City’s response to managing urban growth on a district level and in a manner that is sustainable, resilient, and equitable. It determines how the City should intervene on a local planning level to mitigate against constraints, and to enhance opportunities that will improve residents’ quality of living.</p><p>Once approved by the City Council, the district SDFs will guide future decisions about developments, land uses, and interventions to create integrated and inclusive communities across Cape Town.</p> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">Review process to date</h2></span> <p>The review of the City’s District Spatial Development and Environmental Management Frameworks started in 2019 with a Baseline and Analysis Report (BaAR) for each district. The BaARs included the latest available information about the state of the population, environment, development, economy and property market in the planning districts, inclusive of the challenges, needs and opportunities on a local planning level. At the end of 2019, we invited you to comment on the District SDF Baseline and Analysis reports (Volume I). </p><p>The BaAR and the inputs received from the respective districts informed the review of the proposals and guidelines in the draft District SDF and EMF technical reports (Volume II), implementation plans (Volume III) and technical annexures (Volume IV). These documents were made available for comment as part of a comprehensive public participation process between 6 April 2021 and 13 June 2021.</p> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">2022 Review</h2></span><span> <div class="notification with-heading dark-copy pink bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info note">​​​</i> </div><div class="desc"><h4>submit your comments</h4><p>The comment period closed on 30 August 2022.</p></div></div></span> <p>The integrated District Spatial Development and Environmental Management Frameworks completed the statutory public participation requirements with the April - June 2021 public participation process. All the comments received have now been considered and incorporated into the latest versions of the DSDFs and EMFs. </p><p>The draft DSDFs have been an important input into the current review of the <a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/MSDF">Municipal SpatialDevelopment Framework (MSDF)</a>. The MSDF and the eight integrated DSDFs and EMFs as a package, guide decision-making in urban development and land use planning. </p> <h4>The following documentation is available for each district:</h4><ul><li>Volume I: draft DSDF and EMF Baseline and analysis reports</li><li>Volume II: draft DSDF and EMF Main Technical Report </li><li>Volume III: draft DSDF and EMF Implementation Plan</li><li>Volume IV: draft DSDF and EMF Technical annexures </li></ul><h4>Access the latest Draft District SDF and EMF technical reports, implementation plans and technical annexures:</h4> <span> <div class="content-accordion"><div class="content-trigger contentTrigger"><h3>Volume I - Draft Baseline and analysis reports<i class="icon button-down-arrow"></i></h3><div class="content-toggle contentToggle" style="display:none;"><p> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20research%20reports%20and%20review/Blaauwberg_DSDF_EMF_Vol_1_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Blaauwberg district </a> <br> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20research%20reports%20and%20review/Cape%20Flats_DSDF_EMF_Vol_1_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Cape Flats district </a>              <br> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20research%20reports%20and%20review/Helderberg_DSDF_EMF_Vol_1_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Helderberg district </a>                <br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20research%20reports%20and%20review/KMPBD_DSDF_EMF_Vol_1_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Khayelitsha / Mitchells Plain / Blue Downs district </a>               <br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20research%20reports%20and%20review/Northern_DSDF_EMF_Vol_1_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Northern district</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20research%20reports%20and%20review/Southern_DSDF_EMF_Vol_1_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Southern district </a>               <br> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20research%20reports%20and%20review/Table_Bay_DSDF_EMF_Vol_1_2022.pdf.pdf" target="_blank">Table Bay district</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20research%20reports%20and%20review/Tygerberg_DSDF_EMF_Vol_1_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Tygerberg district </a></p></div></div></div></span> <span> <div class="content-accordion"><div class="content-trigger contentTrigger"><h3>Volume II - Draft technical reports<i class="icon button-down-arrow"></i></h3><div class="content-toggle contentToggle" style="display:none;"><p> <strong>Blaauwberg district </strong><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20research%20reports%20and%20review/Blaauwberg_DSDF_EMF_Vol_2_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Draft District SDF and EMF Technical Report</a><br><br><strong>Cape Flats district </strong> <br> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20research%20reports%20and%20review/Cape_Flats_IDSDF_%20EMF_Vol_2_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Draft District SDF and EMF Technical Report</a><br><br><strong>Helderberg district  </strong> <br> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20research%20reports%20and%20review/Helderberg_DSDF_EMF_Vol_2_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Draft District SDF and EMF Technical Report</a><br><strong><br>Khayelitsha / Mitchells Plain / Blue Downs district </strong> <br> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20research%20reports%20and%20review/KMPBD_DSDF_EMF_Vol_2_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Draft District SDF and EMF Technical Report</a><br><br><strong>Northern district</strong><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20research%20reports%20and%20review/Northern_DSDF_EMF_Vol_2_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Draft District SDF and EMF Technical Report</a><br><br><strong>Southern district </strong> <br> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20research%20reports%20and%20review/Southern_DSDF_EMF_Vol_2_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Draft District SDF and EMF Technical Report</a><br><br><strong>Table Bay district</strong><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20research%20reports%20and%20review/Table_Bay_DSDF_EMF_Vol_2_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Draft District SDF and EMF Technical Report</a><br><strong><br>Tygerberg district </strong> <br> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20research%20reports%20and%20review/Tygerberg_DSDF_EMF_Vol_2_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Draft District SDF and EMF Technical Report </a></p></div></div></div></span> <span> <div class="content-accordion"><div class="content-trigger contentTrigger"><h3>Volume III - Draft implementation plans<i class="icon button-down-arrow"></i></h3><div class="content-toggle contentToggle" style="display:none;"><p> <strong>Blaauwberg district</strong><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20strategies%2c%20plans%20and%20frameworks/Blaauwberg_DSDF_EMF_Vol_3_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Blaauwberg Draft District SDF and EMF Implementation Plan</a><br><strong><br>Cape Flats district</strong><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20strategies%2c%20plans%20and%20frameworks/Cape%20Flats_IDSDF_EMF_Vol%203_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Cape Flats Draft District SDF and EMF Implementation Plan</a><br><strong><br>Helderberg district</strong><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20strategies%2c%20plans%20and%20frameworks/Helderberg_DSDF_EMF_Vol_3_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Helderberg Draft District SDF and EMF Implementation Plan</a><br><strong><br>Khayelitsha / Mitchells Plain / Blue Downs district </strong> <br> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20strategies%2c%20plans%20and%20frameworks/KMPGB_DSDF_EMF_Vol_3_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Khayelitsha, Mitchells Plain and Greater Blue Downs Draft District SDF and EMF Implementation Plan ​​​</a><br><strong><br>Northern district</strong><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20strategies%2c%20plans%20and%20frameworks/Northern_DSDF_EMF_Vol_3_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Northern Draft District SDF and EMF Implementation Plan ​​​</a><br><strong><br>Southern district</strong><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20strategies%2c%20plans%20and%20frameworks/Southern%20_DSDF_EMF_Vol_3_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Southern Draft District SDF and EMF Implementation Plan</a><br><strong><br>Table Bay district</strong><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20strategies%2c%20plans%20and%20frameworks/TableBay_DSDF_EMF_Vol_3_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Table Bay Draft District SDF and EMF Implementation Plan</a><br><strong><br>Tygerberg district</strong><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20strategies%2c%20plans%20and%20frameworks/Tygerberg_DSDF_EMF_Vol_3_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Tygerberg Draft District SDF and EMF Implementation Plan </a></p></div></div></div></span> <span> <div class="content-accordion"><div class="content-trigger contentTrigger"><h3>Volume IV - Draft technical annexures<i class="icon button-down-arrow"></i></h3><div class="content-toggle contentToggle" style="display:none;"><p> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20strategies%2c%20plans%20and%20frameworks/Blaauwberg_DSDF_EMF_Vol_4_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Blaauwberg District</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20strategies%2c%20plans%20and%20frameworks/Cape_Flats_DSDF_EMF_Vol_4_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Cape Flats District</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20strategies%2c%20plans%20and%20frameworks/Helderberg_DSDF_EMF_Vol_4_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Helderberg District </a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20strategies%2c%20plans%20and%20frameworks/KMPBD_DSDF_EMF_Vol_4_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Khayelitsha/Mitchells Plain/Blue Downs District</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20strategies%2c%20plans%20and%20frameworks/Northern_DSDF_EMF_Vol_4_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Northern District</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20strategies%2c%20plans%20and%20frameworks/Southern_DSDF_EMF_Vol_4_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Southern District</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20strategies%2c%20plans%20and%20frameworks/Table_Bay_DSDF_EMF_Vol_4_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Table Bay District</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20strategies%2c%20plans%20and%20frameworks/Tygerberg_DSDF_EMF_Vol_4_2022.pdf" target="_blank">Tygerberg District</a></p></div></div></div></span> <h4>Access high resolution layered maps of the DSDF plans: </h4><p>The key maps in each document are available as a zip package of high resolution JPEG images. Please note that these are large files.</p><p> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Procedures%2c%20guidelines%20and%20regulations/MSDF_DSDF_MapGuidebook.pdf" target="_blank">Access the Map Guidebook</a>.</p> <span> <div class="content-accordion"><div class="content-trigger contentTrigger"><h3>Layered maps<i class="icon button-down-arrow"></i></h3><div class="content-toggle contentToggle" style="display:none;"><p> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre%20Assets/Blaauwberg%20High%20Res%20JPEG.zip" target="_blank">Blaauwberg District</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre%20Assets/Cape%20Flats%20High%20Res%20JPEG.zip" target="_blank">Cape Flats District</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre%20Assets/Helderberg%20High%20Res%20JPEG.zip" target="_blank">Helderberg District</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre%20Assets/KMPGBD%20High%20Res%20JPEG.zip" target="_blank">Khayelitsha/Mitchells Plain/Blue Downs District</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre%20Assets/Northern%20High%20Res%20JPEG.zip" target="_blank">Northern District</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre%20Assets/Southern%20High%20Res%20JPEG.zip" target="_blank">Southern District</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre%20Assets/Table%20Bay%20High%20Res%20JPEG.zip" target="_blank">Table Bay District</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre%20Assets/Tygerberg%20High%20Res%20JPEG.zip" target="_blank">Tygerberg District</a></p></div></div></div></span> <h4>Access the summary presentations:</h4><p>Summary presentations for each district with voiceovers are also available for download. The presentations detail the process to date and provide an overview of the content in the technical reports and implementation plans.</p> <span> <div class="content-accordion"><div class="content-trigger contentTrigger"><h3>Presentations per district<i class="icon button-down-arrow"></i></h3><div class="content-toggle contentToggle" style="display:none;"><p> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre%20Assets/Blaauwberg_DSDF_2022.zip" target="_blank">Blaauwberg district</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre%20Assets/Cape_Flats_DSDF_2022.zip" target="_blank">Cape Flats district</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre%20Assets/Helderberg_DSDF_2022.zip" target="_blank">Helderberg district</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre%20Assets/KMPGB_DSDF_2022.zip" target="_blank">Khayelitsha/Mitchells Plain/Blue Downs district</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre%20Assets/Northern_DSDF_2022.zip" target="_blank">Northern district</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre%20Assets/Southern_DSDF_2022.zip" target="_blank">Southern district</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre%20Assets/Table_Bay_DSDF_2022.zip" target="_blank">Table Bay district</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre%20Assets/Tygerberg_DSDF_2022.zip" target="_blank">Tygerberg district</a></p></div></div></div></span> <p>Download the presentations below for a general understanding of all documents</p><div class="content-accordion"><div class="content-trigger contentTrigger"><h3>What has changed? Presentations<i class="icon button-down-arrow"></i></h3><div class="content-toggle contentToggle" style="display:none;"><ul><li> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/MSDF_DSDF_Presentation_InterGov_20062022.pdf" target="_blank">For Inter-governmental colleagues</a></li><li> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/MSDF_DSDF_Presentation_Focusgrp21062022.pdf" target="_blank">For Focus-group colleagues</a></li><li> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/MSDF_DSDF_Presentation_PublMtgs_or_SC_ActDays.pdf" target="_blank"> For Subcouncil Activity Days</a> </li></ul></div></div></div>GP0|#44d5a8ba-531c-45ea-9b57-0c452ad4eaf8;L0|#044d5a8ba-531c-45ea-9b57-0c452ad4eaf8|Spatial Development Framework review;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GPP|#3d42396e-0d97-4b5f-a91e-255a7361b69d;GPP|#78a56262-5d4a-460c-a3f2-af7bc1b69a54;GPP|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24The City is in the process of updating the Spatial Development Frameworks (SDFs) for the eight planning districts.0

 

 

 

 

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