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A small town planning consultancy located within the greater Durban area of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa able to offer clients the benefit of many years of experience gained in both the private and public sectors. Services include consent applications, rezoning applications, subdivision and township layouts applications, appeals memoranda, conducting of feasibility studies, the integration of environmental aspects within planning, etc.


Note: Whenever necessary professional partners in related fields will be brought in with the client's approval so as to ensure that a fully comprehensive and integrated approach is followed, e.g. environmental consultants, traffic engineers, land surveyors, geotechnical engineers, etc.

The below Google Earth photo clips, with cadastral overlays from Planet GIS, include some of the residential townships previously designed by John Forbes and subsequently constructed by either the private or public sector.

Note: Whenever necessary professional partners in related fields will be brought in with the client's approval so as to ensure that a fully comprehensive and integrated approach is followed, e.g. environmental consultants, traffic engineers, land surveyors, geotechnical engineers, etc.

The below Google Earth photo clips, with cadastral overlays from Planet GIS, show a wide range of the residential townships designed by John Forbes and subsequently constructed by either the private or public sector.

Circle and other townships - Wyebank, Kloof - SA Permanent Building Society et al

Hluhluwe Low Cost Township - Development and Services Board

Parkgate Township - Rabie Property Developers

Lions River - Low Cost Township - Development and Services Board

USEFUL LINKS

eThekwini Municipality GIS

eThekwini Municipality Valuation Role

South African Council for Planners SACPLAN

South African Planning Institute SAPI

KZN Legal Internet Forum

KZN Department of Transport GIS Site

Surveyor General’s Office SG Diagrams by Description

eThekwini Land Use Management (LUMS)

South African Geomatics Council (Land Surveyors)

South African Council for the  Architectural Profession - SACAP Engineering Council of  South Africa - ECSA

Environmental Assessment Practitioners Association of South Africa - EAPASA

South African Association of Consulting Professional Planners SAACPP

South African Institute for Engineering and Environmental Geologists

National Regulator for Compulsory Specification

CSIR Built Environment

Association of South African Quantity Surveyors - ASAQS

Surveyor General’s Office SG Diagrams by SG Number

eThekwini Strategic Spatial Planning Reports

eThekwini Sub-Schemes for Central, North, South, Inner West & Outer West



KZN COGTA Web Site

Department of Environment GIS Portal for Protected and Conservation Areas


Current Advertised Development Applications out for Comment

eThekwini eServices

John Forbes Associates

Town Planning Solutions

Town Planning and Environmental Services


Coast KZN - Explore the coastal and estuarine environments of KwaZulu-Natal

DEFF Screening Tool Download Maps Council for Geoscience - Home

Integrated Development Plan, Long Term Development Framework & eThekwini Planning and Land Use Management Bylaw

City of Cape Town GIS