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Cities Alliance This link opens in a new window
The Cities Alliance is a global partnership for urban poverty reduction and the promotion of the role of cities in sustainable development.
City of Cape Town Planning Portal
Find Work, Do Business, Invest in Cape Town
Find information on spatial planning, policies, development framework, District Six and more
CSIR's Urban and Regional Planning Research Group This link opens in a new window
the Urban and Regional Planning research group has as its main aim, making a contribution towards the sustainable development of cities, towns and regions and contributing towards an enhanced quality of life of people in those areas.
Headland Town & Regional Planners This link opens in a new window
A multi-skilled consultancy providing a comprehensive range of services in the town planning discipline in South Africa.
South African Council for Planners (SACPLAN) This link opens in a new window
The statutory Council of nominated members appointed in terms of the Planning Profession Act, 2002 (Act 36 of 2002) by the Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform (Department of Rural Development and Land Reform) to regulate the Planning Profession (Planning is both the organisational process of creating and maintaining a plan) in terms of the Act.
South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA)
SAHRA is a statutory organisation established under the National Heritage Resources Act, No 25 of 1999, as the national administrative body responsible for the protection of South Africa’s cultural heritage. he Act follows the principle that heritage resources should be managed by the levels of government closest to the community. These local and provincial authorities will manage heritage resources as part of their planning process
South African Local Government Association (SALGA) This link opens in a new window
The South African Local Government Association (SALGA) is an autonomous association of municipalities with its mandate derived from the 2006 constitution of the Republic of South Africa.
South African Planning Institute (SAPI) This link opens in a new window
The Institute is a voluntary organisation which seeks to promote planning as a discipline and the interests of the planning profession. It is made up of planners from all regions of South Africa, and from all sectors of planning, including the Public Sector, NGO's and CBO's, Private Consultants and Academics. It provides the profession with profile, identity and a voice, and it functions as a forum for all people in planning to debate critical issues affecting planning and development.
Southern African Legal Information Institute (SAFLII) This link opens in a new window
An online repository of legal information from South Africa that aims to promote the rule of law and judicial accountability by publishing legal material for open access in line with the objectives of the global Free Access to Law Movement.
Town & Regional Planners Amendment Act, 1995 This link opens in a new window
To amend the Town and Regional Planners Act, 1984.
Urban Design Compendium This link opens in a new window
As a companion to the two Urban Design Compendium publications this site provides guidance on good urban design – summarising the principles of urban design, how they can be applied and the processes which lead to successful places.