SCOPING AND EIR FOR THE PROPOSED COASTAL PROTECTION SCHEME, ST FRANCIS BAY

SCOPING AND EIR FOR THE PROPOSED COASTAL PROTECTION SCHEME, ST FRANCIS BAY, KOUGA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY, EASTERN CAPE PROVINCE

DEDEAT REFERENCE NUMBER: EC08/C/LN2/M/01-2021

Notice is hereby given in terms of regulation 41(2), as published in the 2014 Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) regulations (as amended in 2017) of the National Environmental Management Act (NEMA) (Act No. 107 of 1998, as amended), of the submission of an application and associated reports to the Eastern Cape Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEDEAT) for Environmental Authorisation (EA). DEDEAT approved the Final Scoping Report on the 25th October 2019. CES has been appointed by the St Francis Property Owners Non-Profit Company (SFPO NPC) on behalf of the Kouga Local Municipality, to apply for EA for the following overarching Listed Activities as described in GN R 384 (as amended by GN R 325): Listing Notice 2: Activity 14, 23 and 26.

The Draft EIR will be made available for public review from the 5th February to the 8th March 2021. Copies of the Draft EIR will be available on request from CES (including download from www.cesnet.co.za/public-documents) as well as at the SFPO Office (28 Lyme Road South, St Francis Bay) and the Kouga Municipal Offices (1 Assisi Drive, St Francis Bay).

Due to COVID19 restrictions a virtual public meeting will be held at 17:30 on the 18th February 2021. Details regarding this meeting will be distributed to all registered Interested and Affected Parties (I&AP). I&APs who are not able to attend the virtual meeting or who require additional information are required to contact CES or the SFPO.  

CES encourage all I&APs to review all available documentation prior to the meeting in order to provide comments and feedback during the meeting.  Registration as an I&AP and/or submission of comments can also be done in writing by post or email to CES: 67 African Street, Grahamstown, 6139 | Tel: 046 622 2364 | Email: g.shaw@cesnet.co.za.