Liesbeek Action Campaign

LSDF – Where are the documents on which you are asked to comment?

They are available here at Comment on the draft Two Rivers Local Spatial Development Framework. There are two sets of documents on the site. One is the main Local Spatial Development Plan (LSDF) with a few expert reports (not all). The other is a Heritage Impact Assessment (HIA) being conducted simultaneously with the main LSDF….

LSDF – Why is it important to comment?

This is a last call for you to weigh in on matters to do with Large Developments in Obs before Christmas holidays arrive. As previously indicated, the City has published a Local Spatial Development Framework specifically for the Two Rivers Urban Park ( see HERE for the Two Rivers LSDF ). It has held three…

Liesbeek Project – Improved Hydrology Report

Introduction There are two main freshwater features within the Two Rivers Urban Park (TRUP), namely the Liesbeek and the Black River. Biologically sensitive wetland areas and areas of high faunal sensitivity status comprising remnant and artificial floodplains form an important ecological system, that is worth being maintained to protect endangered species [3]. The LLPT (Liesbeek…

Other News – Heritage Appeal Tribunal

On 21st November, the Ministerial Heritage Appeal Tribunal met to consider the matter of the River Club Provisional Protection Order. The Order had been appealed in 2018 by the developers, the City, and two provincial departments. In 2018, the Tribunal ordered Heritage Western Cape to complete a consultation process with the appellants and to report back…

STOP THE RIVER CLUB DEVELOPMENT

JOIN THE LIESBEEK ACTION CAMPAIGN click HERE to join our LAC newsletter The issue • The owners of the River Club in Observatory, Liesbeek Leisure Properties Trust (LLPT) have submitted an application to build a mega-development of commercial and residential buildings four times denser than Century City, on a protected floodplain and conservation area that…