Posts tagged as SPLUMA

Building a national data repository for integrated spatial planning

The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform (DRDLR) aims to enhance the coordination and sharing of spatial data amongst the different spheres of government – a goal which gained urgency with the passing of the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act (SPLUMA) in 2013. To give effect to this mandate, the DRDLR has […]

Gallery: SAGI Northern Provinces’ surveyors gather for AGM

  The Northern Provinces branch of the South African Geomatics Institute (SAGI) held its annual general meeting (AGM) at Mount Usambara in Krugersdorp on 31 March 2017. In his annual address, SAGI President Peter Newmarch discussed a possible process on how to determine guideline fees for geomaticians as outlined by the Geomatics Act, and reported […]

Effort to standardise a national land use classification scheme

  The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform’s National SPLUM Forum met in Ekurhuleni on 7 September 2016 to develop a standardised National Land Use Classification scheme. The Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act of 2013 (SPLUMA) requires the department to prescribe norms and standards for Land Use Management and Land Development that […]

Visitors learn about SA’s spatial planning and data infrastructure

  Six delegates from Uganda’s Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development visited South Africa to learn about South Africa’s spatial planning and data infrastructure. The visit also offered insights into the Ugandan land use and planning system for their South African counterparts in the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform (DRDLR), who hosted the deputation. […]