Land Use Management

To promote the preservation, sustainable use and management of agricultural land through the administration of the Conservation of Agricultural Resources Act (CARA), Subdivision of Agricultural Land Act (SALA), and Fencing Act.
Cor van der Walt
021 808 5099

Brandon Layman

Admin Clerk
021 808 5093

About Us:

The main function of the sub-programme: Land Use Management is to protect the agricultural land of the Western Cape with the aim of maintaining a sustainable agricultural sector.

This is done by providing advice and comments to clients on applications for subdivision and /or rezoning of agricultural land.

Application for Sub-Division or Rezoning of Agricultural Land:

The applicant must:

  1. Submit the application form together with documents to our office. Contact person: Mr Cor van der Walt.
  2. Submit the application to the National Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries for approval/non approval (Act 70 of 1970).
  3. Submit the application to the Local Government (COCT – Municipality) for approval (Land Use Planning Ordinance no 15 of 1985).

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