Habitat Link Consulting (Pty) Ltd has been appointed by the Nyala, Green, and Island Vibe Trust (the Proponent) to submit an application in terms of Section 24(G) of the National Environmental Management Act (NEMA) (Act No. 107 of 1998, as amended). The proponent intends to submit a NEMA Section 24(G) application for the post facto authorisation of the unlawful commencement of listed activities.
The activities took place on various sections of Farm No 342 (Matthews Place), which is located approximately 12 km northwest of the town of Uitenhage situated within the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, Eastern Cape province. The development included the clearance of approximately 6.2 hectares (ha) of vegetation for agricultural purposes, maintenance of existing internal access roads, and the construction of 5 residential dwellings and a storage dam.