PROPOSED PHOTOVOLTAIC (“PV”) SOLAR ENERGY FACILITY AND ASSOCIATED INFRASTRUCTURE (PV FACILITY 2) ON THE REMAINDER OF PORTION 2 OF THE FARM KERSBOSLAAGTE NO. 921, THE REMAINING EXTENT OF FARM NO. 928, THE REMAINING EXTENT OF PORTION 5 OF FARM GRAAFWATER NO. 931, THE REMAINING EXTENT OF FARM OLYPHANTS FONTEIN NO. 935, THE REMAINING EXTENT OF PORTION 1 FARM OLYPHANTS FONTEIN NO. 935 AND PORTION 3 OF FARM OLYPHANTS FONTEIN NO. 935, MALMESBURY FARMS DISTRICT, KLIPHEUWEL, LOCATED WITHIN THE CITY OF CAPE TOWN MUNICIPALITY.
DEADP REF. NO.: 16/3/3/1/A5/88/2054/22
NEAS REFERENCE No.: WCP/EIA/0001201/2022
DECISION ON APPLICATION
The Competent Authority, DEADP, has granted Environmental Authorisation to the applicant to undertake the listed activities specified below:
The listed activities include those listed as GN R. 983 (Listing Notice 1) Activities 1, 11, 12, 19 & 28, and GN R. 985 (Listing Notice 3) Activities 4, 12, & 18 of the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations, 2014 (as amended) promulgated in terms of Sections 24(2)(a) of the National Environmental Management Act (“NEMA”), 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998), as amended, and thus requiring a Basic Assessment Process.
Registered interested and affected parties (“I&APs”) are advised that an appeal to the decision taken by the competent authority, EDTEA, may be lodged in terms of the National Appeal Regulations, 2014 (“the Regulations”) promulgated in terms of NEMA. In accordance with regulation 4(1), any appellant must submit an appeal to the appeal administrator and a copy of the appeal to the applicant, any registered I&AP and organ of state with an interest in the matter within 20 days from the date of notification of the decision.
An appellant must comply with regulation 4(2) and submit the appeal in writing on the form obtainable from the Appeal Administrator. The appeal must be submitted within the above-mentioned 20 calendar days by means of the following methods:
Attention: Marius Venter
Western Cape Ministry of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning
Private Bag X9186
(021) 483 4174
Physical (By Hand):
Attention: Mr. Marius Venter
(Tel: 021 483 2659)
8th Floor Utilitas Building
1 Dorp Street