NOTICE OF BASIC ASSESSMENT AND PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PROCESS
PROPOSED EXPANSION OF SPORTS AND RECREATIONAL FACILITIES AT THE COUNTRY CLUB JOHANNESBURG, GAUTENG PROVINCE
Applicant: Country Club Johannesburg
Proposed Activity: The expansion of sports and recreational facilities at the Country Club Johannesburg which will entail the construction of additional tennis courts and new padel courts; upgrading the existing building at the facility to include a gym, changerooms and squash courts; expanding the parking area; and upgrading the restaurant and bar to provide a modern, multi-sport and family facility for members of the Country Club Johannesburg.
Project Location: The activity is proposed on Portion 433 of the Farm Rietfontein IR 2, in Woodmead, Johannesburg, within jurisdiction of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality in the Gauteng Province.
Basic Assessment Process: In terms of Sections 24 and 24D of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No 107 of 1998), as read with Government R327, as amended, a Basic Assessment (BA) process is required in support of the application for Environmental Authorisation for the proposed expansion of the sports and recreational facilities at the Country Club Johannesburg. Savannah Environmental has been appointed as the independent environmental consultant responsible for undertaking the required BA and public participation process for the project.
Basic Assessment Report available for public review and comment:
PROPOSED EXPANSION OF SPORTS AND RECREATIONAL FACILITIES AT THE COUNTRY CLUB JOHANNESBURG, GAUTENG PROVINCE,(GDARD Ref. No: 002/22-23/E3247)
The correspondence regarding the availability of the Basic Assessment Report (BAR) for the Country Club Johannesburg distributed on 06 June 2022, with a 30-day review and comment period starting from Monday, 06 June 2022 until Thursday, 07 July 2022 has reference.
This letter serves to inform you, as a registered Interested and Affected Party (I&AP), that the BAR has been updated to include an Activity 15 of Listing Notice 5, and that the application for the Environmental Authorisation (EA), has been amended to consider the inclusion of this additional activity.
The revised BAR is available for an additional 30-day public participation period from Thursday, 14 July 2022 – Monday, 15 August 2022 on the Savannah Environmental website – (https://savannahsa.com/public-documents/other/) you, as a registered I&AP, are notified of the availability thereof.
Please do not hesitate to contact us should you require additional information and/or clarification regarding the project.
Nondumiso Bulunga of Savannah Environmental
P.O. Box 148, Sunninghill, 2157
Tel: 011 656 3237
Mobile: 060 978 8396
Fax: 086 684 0547
Documents for public review are available for download.
Please click on the “Register Interest” button to obtain the Registration Code to access the project’s documents under the “View Download Page.”