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Local Spatial Development Frameworks <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​About​​​​​​​</h2></span> <p> A Local Spatial Development Framework (LSDF) is a forward planning tool that guides a specified area's development. It formulates a spatial vision for the area’s desired future, providing stakeholders with a forward planning framework for decision-making and investment. LSDFs are important planning documents that aim to:</p><ul><li>guide spatial development and land use management decisions within a designated local area; </li><li>inform public and private investment initiatives by clearly indicating the City’s future development vision; </li><li>formulate a vision for the desired end state of the area (how we would like it to be); </li><li>provide policies and guidelines for decision-making and actions to achieve the desired end state; and </li><li>promote regional strategies, partnerships, and solutions to pursue the development vision for the area.</li></ul> <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>Please note</h4><p> LSDFs do not replace the existing legal requirements for land use planning and environmental regulations, and only become effective once approved by Council.<br></p></div></div></span> <h2 class="sectHeading">Approved LSDFs</h2><h4>Bo-Kaap</h4><p>The Bo-Kaap is the oldest residential neighbourhood in South Africa and one of Cape Town’s most iconic areas with its rich history and unique architecture. This LSDF considers the exceptional potential Bo-Kaap offers in terms of tourism and economic opportunities for its residents, and quality of life for those who call this their home. It focuses on what the Bo-Kaap could look like in the future, the local access and movement, the type of developments that should take place and where, while also preserving its unique heritage, culture and way of living. A parallel <a href="" target="_blank">Tourism Development Framework</a> has informed the LSDF. </p><p>The next step is to develop an implementation framework and detailed heritage guidelines. The main objective is to identify key projects that are required to realise the implementation of the vision for the area. </p><p>Documents:<br></p><ul><li> <a href="" target="_blank">Bo-Kaap LSDF Guideline Report</a><br></li><li> <a href="" target="_blank">Bo-Kaap Tourism Development Framework</a><br></li></ul><h4>District Six</h4><p>The vision of this LSDF is to provide restitution for people removed from District Six, through integrated redevelopment which will result in a vibrant multicultural community whose dignity has been restored in a developmental environment, grounded in, and meeting the social and economic needs of the claimants and the broader community.</p><p>The LSDF provides a framework document guiding the location of land uses, types and character of roads, density of buildings and location of public spaces.</p><p>The <a href="">District Six LSDF</a> has had significant contributions and input from the National Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development. The LSDF aims to enable and give clarity to the City’s contributions in the restitution process and role in the future of District Six.</p><p>A parallel <a href="" target="_blank">Public Realm Strategy</a> and the <a href="" target="_blank">2012 Development Framework</a> (unapproved) have informed the District Six LSDF and efforts have been made to ensure the broad frameworks are aligned. <br></p><p>Documents:</p><ul><li> <a href="" target="_blank">District Six LSDF Guideline Report</a><br></li><li> <a href="" target="_blank">Public Realm Strategy</a><br></li></ul><h4>Mamre</h4><p>The location of this settlement on the northern boundary of the City of Cape Town and its rich heritage and cultural attributes informed the development vision for the area. The LSDF aims to strengthen the rural village of Mamre as a tourist-friendly northern gateway into Cape Town, by celebrating its rich culture, heritage and natural assets.</p><p>The LSDF identifies six unique precinct areas in Mamre and describes the character, applicable principles, development guidelines, possible land use, and illustrations of the intended future development and policies.<br></p><p>Documents:<br></p><ul><li> <a href="" target="_blank">Volume 1</a> </li><li> <a href="" target="_blank">Volume 2</a><br></li></ul><h4>Two Rivers</h4><p>The vision for the area is to intensify the residential, economic, recreation and institutional urban activities by developing limited vacant land and connecting the precincts at the confluence of the Black and Liesbeek Rivers and two urban corridors. We also aim to strengthen movement links between Two Rivers Urban Park and the rest of Cape Town.</p><p>This includes:</p><ul><li>Providing more residential units; </li><li>Creating more job opportunities; </li><li>Celebrating complex layers of memory, cultural heritage, science and diversity; </li><li>Enhancing the structured and open space recreational and natural network; </li><li>Supporting healing and environmental resilience; </li><li>Promoting spatial integration and urban intensification; and </li><li>Addressing the rehabilitation and restoration of ecological areas, processes, and climate change resilience within an efficient mobility and infrastructure network.</li></ul><p>Documents:</p><ul><li> <a href="" target="_blank">TRUP LSDF Report</a></li></ul><h2 class="sectHeading">LSDFs currently underway</h2><p>Visit our Have Your Say section to view and submit your comments on LSDFs that are open for public participation.<br></p> <span> <div class="notification with-heading white-copy yellow bg-darker-grey"><div class="graphic"> <i class="info citycard">​​</i></div><div class="desc"><h4>City Connect</h4><p> <a href="">Have Your Say</a><br></p></div></div></span>GP0|#9d7ad333-163a-4768-8697-e38305bd1623;L0|#09d7ad333-163a-4768-8697-e38305bd1623|Local Spatial Development Frameworks;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GPP|#3d42396e-0d97-4b5f-a91e-255a7361b69d;GPP|#78a56262-5d4a-460c-a3f2-af7bc1b69a54;GPP|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24Find out more about Local Spatial Development Frameworks0





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