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Doornkloof Owners Association (DKOA)  
 
Greetings, 

Subject: EIA For the Proposed Resort Development at Rietvlei Dam 

Notification of Environmental Impact Assessment Process: for a Proposed Resort Development on the 
north western edge of the Rietvlei dam (a portion of portion 11 of the farm Rietvlei 377 JR), Pretoriia. 
  
For further information please contact: 

  Mari Els 
   Tel: +27 (0)11 805 2402 
   Fax: +27 (0)11 805 2443 
   e-mail: [email protected] 
   Postal: P.O.Box 13419, Vorna Valley, 1686 

      Kind regards, 

      David Larsen - Salbu 

      Secretary: Doornkloof Owners Association (DKOA)  
 
     PS:  PLEASE PASS THIS MESSAGE ON TO THREE NEIGHBOURS AND ASK THEM TO DO THE SAME 

 



 
Notification of Environmental Impact Assessment Process  
for the Proposed Resort Development at Rietvlei Dam, Tshwane. 
 

8 March          Briefing Document          NO 1 

Notification is herewith given in terms of section 4(6) of the regulations published in Government Notice No.1183 under Section 26 of the Environmental Conservation Act 73 of 1989 of the intent to carry out the following activity: 

Activity: 

A Resort Development at Rietvlei Dam, Tshwane; the development will involve the establishment of: 

  • A Restaurant
  • Tea Garden deck
  • Curio Shop
  • A new Lapa 
  • 30 Overnight Chalets 
  • Formalised Camping and Caravan Sites (incl. the upgrading of existing ablution facilities) 
  • Site specific outdoor leisure facilities 
  • Internal access roads and parking 
  • Landscaping 
Associated infrastructure services. The developments will be completed in phases (exact phasing still to be finalised). 

Description: 
 

  • Location: North western edge of the Rietvlei dam (a portion of portion 11 of the farm Rietvlei 377 JR), Pretoria The Rietvlei Dam Reserve is located adjacent (south of) the M31 road, approximately 15km to the south east of the Pretoria city centre, and falls within the Tshwane Municipal area.area.
  • Physical Characteristics: The southern portion (two thirds) of the farms is a relatively flat savannah/grassveld type landscape. No permanent rivers occur on the farm. 
  • Land Uses: The farm is currently zoned as ‘undetermined’, and consists of an existing small informal resort and uncultivated land. The proposed resort area to be developed is horseshoe-shaped around part of the Rietvlei Dam. The property on the eastern boundary is a Game Viewing Reserve, and the property to the west currently undeveloped land. Waterkloof Small Holdings are located some distance to the north, and the farm is bounded by the Rietvlei Dam in a southerly direction. 
Name of Applicant: City of Tshwane 

Environmental Consultants: Insite Environmental Consultants & Synergistics Environmental Services (Pty) LTD 

Contact Person:  Mari Els 
   Tel: +27 (0)11 805 2402 
   Fax: +27 (0)11 805 2443 
   e-mail: [email protected] 
   Postal: P.O.Box 13419, Vorna Valley, 1686 

Public Consultation Process; 
To register as an interested and affected party, send your name, contact details and interest in the matter, in writing to the above mentioned contact person, before the 10th April 2005. Please indicate if you interested in attending a public meeting to discuss the environmental impact assessment process. 



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NOTIFICATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT PROCESS 

Notification is herewith given in terms of section 4(6) of the regulations published in Government Notice No 1183 under Section 26 of the Environmental Conservation Act 73 of 1989 of the intent to carry out the following activity: 
Activity: Change of land use from undetermined to resort (item 2c), for development of a nature reserve on the Farm Rietvlei (portion of portion 11) 377 JR, Pretoria. 
Description: Proposed Development of the Rietvlei Nature Reserve: 30 overnight chalets, formal camping and caravan sites, a restaurant, tea garden, lapa, curio shop, parking, site specific leisure activities, internal roads, landscaping and associated infrastructure and services. 
Locality:  North western edge of the Rietvlei dam (a portion of portion 11) of the Farm Rietvallei 377 JR, Pretoria 
Name of Applicant: City of Tshwane 
Environmental Consultants: Insite Environmental Consultants & Synergistics Environmental Services 
Public Consultation Process 
To register as interested or affected party, send your name, contact details and interest in the matter in writing to the contact person below within 30 days from publication of this notice. Please indicate if you are interested in attending a public meeting to discuss the environmental impact assessment process. 

Consultation Contact Person:  
Mari Els: 
Tel: +27 (0)11 805 2402, Fax: +27 (0)11 805 2443 
Email: [email protected] 
Postal: PO Box 13419, Vorna Valley, 1686 




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