THE PROPOSED RECTIFICATION OF THE UNLAWFUL ENLARGEMENT OF MELKBOOMFONTEIN DAM AND CLEARING OF INDIGENOUS VEGETATION AND THE PROPOSED EXPANSION OF MELKBOOMFONTEIN DAM AND CLEARANCE OF INDIGENOUS VEGETATION ON THE REMAINDER OF FARM 555, CITRUSDAL, WESTERN CAPE: S24G APPLICATION FORM AND NOTIFICATION OF AVAILABILITY OF THE AFOREMENTIONED DOCUMENT FOR COMMENT
NEMA SECTION 24G RECTIFICATION PROCESS:
DEA&DP Ref No.: 14/2/4/1/F2/3/0020/19
Heritage Western Cape Ref No.: 22012713AM0131E
Holland & Associates Environmental Consultants have been appointed by Patrysberg Citrus (Pty) Ltd to compile the NEMA S24G Application for the proposed rectification of unlawful activities, including inter alia, the unlawful enlargement of Melkboomfontein Dam and clearing of indigenous vegetation and the proposed expansion of Melkboomfontein Dam and clearance of indigenous vegetation on the Remainder of Farm 555, Citrusdal. The afore-mentioned property is referred to as “The Site” and is located within the Cederberg Local Municipality, approximately 19 km south of Clanwilliam in the Western Cape Province.
Holland & Associates Environmental Consultants has been appointed by Patrysberg Citrus (Pty) Ltd to undertake the requisite Environmental Impact Assessment process for the project (in this case a Section 24G process) in accordance with the National Environmental Management Act (NEMA) (No. 107 of 1998), as amended, EIA Regulations (2014).
The S24G Application Form has been made available to the public for review for a 30-day comment period from 29 November 2023 to 26 January 2024, and is downloadable via the link below. Registered Interested & Affected Parties (I&APs) have 30 days, i.e. until 26 January 2024, to submit comments 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 S24G Application Form, following which the Application will be submitted to the DEA&DP.
Should you have any comments, issues or concerns regarding the proposed project or the findings of the S24G Application Form, please provide your comments in writing to Anja Albertyn of Holland & Associates Environmental Consultants, by email or post (email: firstname.lastname@example.org or post: PostNet Suite #108, Private Bag X12, Tokai, 7966), on or before 26 January 2024.