The Bitou Local Municipality (BLM) is required to develop an Integrated Waste Management Plan (IWMP) as per the requirements of the National Environmental Management Waste Act (59 of 2008) as amended (hereafter referred to as the Waste Act). The IWMP must be endorsed by the Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning (DEA&DP) and then incorporated into the municipal Integrated Development Plan (IDP).
In terms of the Municipal Systems Act, a municipality must give effect to the provisions of Section 152(1) and 153 of the Constitution and must:
GIBB Pty Ltd (hereafter referred to as GIBB) has been appointed for the revision of the Garden Route District Municipality (GRDM) IWMP and the IWMPs for the seven local municipalities in the GRDM, namely:
Closing date for public review: 08 November 2019