APPEAL AGAINST THE DECISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS AND DEVELOPMENT PLANNING TO REFUSE THE APPLICATION IN TERMS OF THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ACT, 1998 (ACT 107 OF 1998) AND THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT REGULATIONS, 2014 (AS AMENDED) FOR THE PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT OF CLAIRISONS RETIREMENT VILLAGE ON PORTION 53 OF FARM 444, GOOSEVALLEY, PLETTENBERG BAY, WESTERN CAPE. DEA&DP REFERENCE: 16/3/3/1/D5/14/0015/18.
An appeal has been lodged by Fusion Properties (Pty) Ltd to the Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning. The appeal is lodged in terms of Section 43(1) of the National Envionmental Management Act (107 of1998), as amended, and Regulation 4 of the 2014 National Appeals Regulations, as amended.
Below is a copy of the Appeal Form which includes the Appeal Statement and Appendices.
The Appeal Form which includes the Appeal Statement is available for download below and the Annexures thereto. Please note that the Basic Assessment Report is Annexure B to the Appeal Form submitted.
Should you wish to appeal against the decision, the appeal is to be submitted in accordance with the National Appeal Regulations, 2014 (as amended). The appeal should be submitted in accordance with Regulation 4 of the National Appeal Regulations, 2014 (as amended) to the Appeal Administrator. A copy of the appeal is to be provided to the authorisation holder, any registered Interested and Affected Party (I&AP), any Organ of State with interest in the matter, and the decision maker. Submission of the appeal and copy of the appeal to the abovementioned groups must be undertaken within 20 calendar days from the date of the notification letter.
Should you wish to respond to the appeal, a responding statement must be submitted to the appeal authority and the appellant within 20 days from the date of receipt of the appeal submission.
The appeal and responding statement must be submitted by either one of the following methods:
Western Cape Ministry of Local Government, Environmental Affairs
Private Bag X9186
By Facsimile: 021 483 4174; or
Attention: Mr Marius Venter (Tel: 021 483 3721)
Room 809, 8th Floor Utilitas Building
1 Dorp Street
Please note that an electronic copy (Microsoft Word Format) of the appeal, responding statement and any supporting documents should be submitted to the Appeal Authority to the address listed above and/or via e-mail to Jaap.DeVilliers@westerncape.gov.za . A prescribed appeal form as well as assistance regarding the appeal process is obtainable from the Appeal Authority at: Tel: 021 483 3721, E-mail: DEADP.Appeals@westerncape.gov.za , or URL: http://www.westerncape.gov.za/eadp.