THE PROPOSED SHOPPING MALL AND HOSPITAL, N7 AND VOORTREKKER ROAD, MALMESBURY, WESTERN CAPE: NOTIFICATION OF SUBMISSION OF AN APPLICATION FORM FOR ENVIRONMENTAL AUTHORISATION AND AVAILABILITY OF THE DRAFT BASIC ASSESSMENT REPORT
BASIC IMPACT ASSESSMENT REPORTING PROCESS:
DEA&DP Ref No.: 16/3/3/1/F5/16/2025/20
Heritage Western Cape Ref No.: 19031417AS03200E
The Applicant, Devmark Development Services (Pty) Ltd wishes to develop a shopping mall and hospital (total GLA of 35 000 m2) on a site located on the northern outskirts of the town of Malmesbury.
The proposed project, includes the following:
- A retail centre of approximately 18 000 m2 GLA;
- Restaurants, an auto dealership and other related outlets, parking areas, internal access roads, an outdoor retail area, as well as an up to 150-bed single-storey hospital (proposed total GLA would be approximately 35 000 m2);
- A new traffic circle with a new link road; and
- A formal intersection between the link road and Piketberg Road.
Holland & Associates Environmental Consultants has been appointed Devmark Development Services (Pty) Ltd to undertake the requisite Environmental Impact Assessment process for the proposed project (in this case, a Basic Assessment Reporting (BAR) process) in accordance with the National Environmental Management Act (NEMA) (No. 107 of 1998), as amended, EIA Regulations (2014).
The Draft Basic Assessment Report has been made available to the public for review for a 30-day comment period and is downloadable via the link below. Potential Interested & Affected Parties (I&APs) have 30 days, i.e. until 7 September 2020 to register as I&APs and raise any initial issues or concerns related to the proposed project and the aforementioned documents. Any comments received from I&APs will be incorporated into a Comments and Response Report CRR(2) and included in the Final Basic Assessment Report, which will be submitted for decision making.
Should you have any comments, issues or concerns regarding the proposed project or the findings of the Pre-Application Basic Assessment Report, please provide your comments in writing to Anja Albertyn of Holland & Associates Environmental Consultants, by email, fax or post (Fax: 086 653 1765, email: email@example.com or post: PO Box 31108, Tokai, 7966), on or before 7 September 2020.