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KZN Coastal Management Plan


Phelamanga is supporting the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA)  to provide public meetings and opportunity for I&APs to access and engage with the proposed Draft Provincial Coastal Management Programme (PCMP) for KwaZulu-Natal (KZN).

Our coastal environments are a rich and diverse asset, providing valuable economic, social and ecological opportunities. As such they need to be carefully managed in order to ensure long-term sustainability. South Africa, following global trends, developed and enacted the Integrated Coastal Management Act (24 of 2008) and its subsequent Amendment Act (36 of 2014), hereafter referred to as the ICM Act. The ICM Act contains a variety of tools to ensure that the coastal zone is managed co-operatively, of which the development of a Coastal Management Programme (CMP) is key.



The PCMP is a provincial policy directive for the management of the coast through an integrated, coordinated, uniform approach, and includes strategies and plans for the effective implementation of the ICM Act. The KZN PCMP currently in Draft Format will provide direction for coastal management in KZN over a five year period and sets out goals and objectives for the achievement of ICM in the Province.



Public meetings were held in Richards Bay, Ballito, Durban and Margate.

If you were unable to attend the meetings you may access the presentation HERE (6.15 MB)

To access the full Draft KZN PCMP please click HERE (3.07MB)

To access the BID in English please click HERE (1.26MB)

To access the BID in isiZulu please click HERE (527KB)


To download the I&AP Registration form and comment sheet please click HERE

Comment period closes on 30 June 2017 


To register as an I&AP and submit all comments please contact:

Rose Owen (Phelamanga): This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


For any queries please contact:

Rod Bulman (Phelamanga): 033 386 4465

Alfred Matsheke (EDTEA): 033 897 9208



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