The City of Johannesburg has an obligation to en- sure that its citizens stays in a harmonious environ- ments that promotes health, safety, amenity and general welfare.The city has put systems in place to regulate and manage the way land is used. The department re- sponsible to oversee this function is the Land Use Man- agement department within the Development Planning directorate.
It is imperative on the part of ARP to keep the community informed in an effort to keep the community abreast with developments that are taking place in their area.
There has been a concerted effort from Alexandra Renewal Project to ensure that the community of Alexandra is timeously informed about the progress and challenges encountered. Systems were put in place last year for this purpose and the response from the public has been phenomenal. It is therefore important to continue with this interaction to avoid misrepresentation of facts.
he purpose of this article is to create awareness to the Alexandra community about the process that needs to be followed before a person could erect or modify a permanent structure. A permanent structure refers to a building made of brick and mortar.