REQUEST FOR NOMINATIONS FOR EXTERNAL MEMBERS TO SERVE ON THE BITOU MUNICIPAL PLANNING TRIBUNAL (BMPT)
In terms of the Spatial Planning and Land Use Planning Act, 16 of 2013 and the Bitou Municipality: Land Use Planning By-law, Bitou Municipality hereby invites nominations for members of the public to be appointed to the Bitou Municipal Planning Tribunal.
Composition of the BMPT
The BMPT panel will consist of 3 Officials in the full-time employ of the Municipality and 2 external members who have demonstrated knowledge, experience and preferably appropriate qualifications in any of the disciplines of spatial planning, land use management, land development or laws relating thereto.
Sittings of the BMPT
It is anticipated that the BMPT will meet on a monthly basis to consider applications or at longer intervals as the need determines.
Members are envisaged to spend between eight and twelve hours per Tribunal sitting, which would account for preparation for the meeting, site visits, and the meeting itself.
The hourly rate will be decided upon by Council at a later stage, and will be based on government guidelines.
Term of Office
The period of appointment as member of the BMPT will be three years.
NOMINATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ON THE PRESCIBED NOMINATION FORM WHICH CAN BE DOWNLOADED FROM THE MUNICIPAL WEBSITE, COLLECTED FROM OFFICE NO 2 MONKS VIEW, CHRUCH STREET, PLETTENBERG BAY OR REQUESTED VIA e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Nominations not submitted on the prescribed nomination form and not submitted by the due date of 22 September 2017 will not be considered.
A person may nominate him or herself and need to be nominated by another person.
Nominations must be sent to the Office of the Head of Department: Strategic Services via e-mail address at email@example.com or via post to Private Bag X1002, Plettenberg Bay, 6600 to reach the Municipality on or before 15 September 2017.
Further enquiries may be directed to the Manager: Town Planning (C. Schliemann) on 044 – 501 3324
T. C. NDLOVU
Municipal Notice No.172/2017