Presentation To Public 13 Nov 08

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Delivered to the public at the Developing Nahoon and Sports Precinct Public Meeting of 13 November.

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Presentation To Public 13 Nov 08

  1. 1. NAHOON MOUTH AND SPORTS PRECINCT LOCAL SPATIAL DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK 13 November 2008 PROPOSED AGENDA 1.     Opening and Welcome 2.     Purpose of the meeting 3.     Presentation by Umhlaba Consulting Group 4.     Comments / Questions / Discussion 5.     Proposed Way Forward Closure of meeting
  2. 2. Buffalo City Development AgencyBuffalo City Development Agency Nahoon Mouth & Sports PrecinctNahoon Mouth & Sports Precinct Local Spatial Development FrameworkLocal Spatial Development Framework Presentation to Public Meeting:Presentation to Public Meeting: UMHLABAUMHLABA Consulting Group (Pty) LtdConsulting Group (Pty) Ltd 13 November 2008
  3. 3. Overview of Phase 2 FindingsOverview of Phase 2 Findings  Work carried out in Phase 2:Work carried out in Phase 2:  Site AssessmentsSite Assessments  PhysicalPhysical  Land useLand use  EnvironmentalEnvironmental  Infrastructure AssessmentsInfrastructure Assessments  Transport/Traffic AssessmentTransport/Traffic Assessment  Land-Legal AssessmentLand-Legal Assessment  Preliminary conclusionsPreliminary conclusions
  4. 4. Ownership & Lease InformationOwnership & Lease Information  All Subject Sites owned by BCMAll Subject Sites owned by BCM  Lease information given as:Lease information given as: Site No. Lessee Facility Lease period 2a Karen Henderson Beach Break Café Monthly lease 3a Border Canoe Club Old Sea Scout Hall (Playwaters) To end Sept 2011 3a EL Surf Lifesaving Boathouse at BB Café parking To end Jan 2009 3a EL Surf Lifesaving Lifesavers Clubhouse (Beach) Monthly lease 4a Nahoon Point Nature Reserve Working Group Footprint Café Temp lease to end Dec 2008 1b EL Golf Club EL Golf Club To end Aug 2025 2b Stirling High School Vacant Land along Galway Rd To end Jan 2025 2b Stirling Badminton Club Badminton Hall Expired 2005 – to be renewed 3b EL Golf Club Golf Driving Range To end Aug 2025
  5. 5. Nahoon Mouth
  6. 6. Caravan Park
  7. 7. OpportunitiesOpportunities  Less sensitive areasLess sensitive areas (disturbed) & opportunity for(disturbed) & opportunity for improving caravan park andimproving caravan park and provision of chaletprovision of chalet accommodation.accommodation.  Scenic beauty, close to beachScenic beauty, close to beach & river& river  Total area potentially availableTotal area potentially available for land use enhancement (i.e.for land use enhancement (i.e. not subject to significantnot subject to significant physical or environmentalphysical or environmental constraints) is 1.62 ha.constraints) is 1.62 ha.  Current Zoning (Resort)Current Zoning (Resort)  Remain a popular caravanRemain a popular caravan destinationdestination ConstraintsConstraints  Title Conditions – prohibitTitle Conditions – prohibit alienation without consentalienation without consent from parliamentfrom parliament  Coastal Protection ZoneCoastal Protection Zone  Small parts along westernSmall parts along western boundary of site classified asboundary of site classified as high sensitivityhigh sensitivity  Proximity to residential areaProximity to residential area • Access limitations to NahoonAccess limitations to Nahoon Mouth areaMouth area
  8. 8. The Dunes (Campsite No. 3)
  9. 9. OpportunitiesOpportunities  Less sensitive areas (disturbed)Less sensitive areas (disturbed) & opportunity for low impact& opportunity for low impact tourist / education / trainingtourist / education / training accommodation.accommodation.  Scenic beauty, close to beach &Scenic beauty, close to beach & riverriver  Total area potentially availableTotal area potentially available for land use enhancement (i.e.for land use enhancement (i.e. not subject to significantnot subject to significant physical or environmentalphysical or environmental constraints) is 2.89 ha.constraints) is 2.89 ha.  Current Zoning (Resort)Current Zoning (Resort)  Enhancement of Beach BreakEnhancement of Beach Break Café and potential “VillageCafé and potential “Village Square”Square” ConstraintsConstraints  Title Conditions – prohibitTitle Conditions – prohibit alienation without consentalienation without consent from parliamentfrom parliament  Coastal Protection ZoneCoastal Protection Zone  Parts of site classified as highParts of site classified as high sensitivitysensitivity  Health Risks due to failingHealth Risks due to failing infrastructureinfrastructure • Lease areas (LifesaversLease areas (Lifesavers Clubhouse)Clubhouse) • Access restrictions toAccess restrictions to Nahoon Mouth areaNahoon Mouth area
  10. 10. Old Camp Site
  11. 11. OpportunitiesOpportunities  Non Motorised Water SportNon Motorised Water Sport  Less sensitive areasLess sensitive areas (disturbed) & opportunity for(disturbed) & opportunity for low impact tourist /low impact tourist / education / trainingeducation / training accommodation.accommodation.  Scenic beauty, close to beachScenic beauty, close to beach & river and sheltered from& river and sheltered from windwind  Total area potentially availableTotal area potentially available for land use enhancement (i.e.for land use enhancement (i.e. not subject to significantnot subject to significant physical or environmentalphysical or environmental constraints) is 2.45 ha.constraints) is 2.45 ha.  Current Zoning (Resort)Current Zoning (Resort) ConstraintsConstraints  Title ConditionsTitle Conditions  Coastal Protection ZoneCoastal Protection Zone  Parts of site classified asParts of site classified as high sensitivityhigh sensitivity  Health Risks due to failingHealth Risks due to failing infrastructureinfrastructure • Lease areas (BoathouseLease areas (Boathouse and Lifesavers Clubhouse)and Lifesavers Clubhouse) • Access limitations toAccess limitations to Nahoon Mouth areaNahoon Mouth area • Proximity to ResidentialProximity to Residential areaarea
  12. 12. Nahoon Reef & Corner
  13. 13. OpportunitiesOpportunities  Safe bathing area, goodSafe bathing area, good surfsurf  Prestine Environment –Prestine Environment – potential for incorporationpotential for incorporation into a proclaimedinto a proclaimed Conservation AreaConservation Area  Total area potentiallyTotal area potentially available for land useavailable for land use enhancement (i.e. notenhancement (i.e. not subject to significantsubject to significant physical or environmentalphysical or environmental constraints) is 2.10 ha.constraints) is 2.10 ha.  Potential for additionalPotential for additional parking provisionparking provision  Potential for upgradingPotential for upgrading ablution facilitiesablution facilities ConstraintsConstraints  Zoning (POS) & TitleZoning (POS) & Title ConditionsConditions  Coastal Protection ZoneCoastal Protection Zone  East Bank STW bufferEast Bank STW buffer  Majority of site classifiedMajority of site classified as high sensitivityas high sensitivity  Prospective proclaimedProspective proclaimed Nature ReserveNature Reserve  Health Risks due toHealth Risks due to failing infrastructurefailing infrastructure
  14. 14. East London Golf Club
  15. 15. ConstraintsConstraints •Current zoning (POS 1) andCurrent zoning (POS 1) and Environmental RegulationsEnvironmental Regulations •Development restrictionsDevelopment restrictions associated with the permit toassociated with the permit to operate the East Bankoperate the East Bank Wastewater Treatment WorksWastewater Treatment Works ( 500m buffer zone)( 500m buffer zone) •Restrictive Condition of TitleRestrictive Condition of Title restricting uses on the landrestricting uses on the land •Current lease commitmentsCurrent lease commitments •Areas of high sensitivityAreas of high sensitivity •Steep slopesSteep slopes OpportunitiesOpportunities Further enhancement of currentFurther enhancement of current facilities and coursefacilities and course Potential for development of golf-Potential for development of golf- themed hotel or similar identifiedthemed hotel or similar identified by some IAPsby some IAPs High-income residentialHigh-income residential development on land close todevelopment on land close to entrance of Golf Club identified asentrance of Golf Club identified as potential enterprise by Club itselfpotential enterprise by Club itself Area potentially available for landArea potentially available for land use enhancement (i.e. not subjectuse enhancement (i.e. not subject to significant physical orto significant physical or environmental constraints) is 45.19environmental constraints) is 45.19 ha.ha.
  16. 16. Glen Eagles Sports Complex
  17. 17. ConstraintsConstraints •Current zoning (Private OpenCurrent zoning (Private Open Space) and EnvironmentalSpace) and Environmental RegulationsRegulations •Current lease commitmentsCurrent lease commitments •Proximity to residential areaProximity to residential area along Epsom Road and Galwayalong Epsom Road and Galway RoadRoad OpportunitiesOpportunities •Development of potential sportsDevelopment of potential sports facilities including:facilities including: oHigh Performance SportsHigh Performance Sports CentreCentre oAstroTurf hockey fieldAstroTurf hockey field •Sport and tourism relatedSport and tourism related accommodation and facilitiesaccommodation and facilities developmentdevelopment •No significant physicalNo significant physical constraintsconstraints •Total area potentially availableTotal area potentially available for land use enhancement is 4.80for land use enhancement is 4.80 ha.ha.
  18. 18. Golf Driving Range
  19. 19. ConstraintsConstraints •Current zoning (POS 1) andCurrent zoning (POS 1) and Environmental RegulationsEnvironmental Regulations •Restrictive Condition of TitleRestrictive Condition of Title restricting uses on portion ofrestricting uses on portion of the landthe land •Development restrictionsDevelopment restrictions associated with the East Bankassociated with the East Bank Wastewater Treatment WorksWastewater Treatment Works (500m buffer zone)(500m buffer zone) •Current lease commitmentsCurrent lease commitments •Minor area assessed as highMinor area assessed as high sensitivitysensitivity •History of area as gardenHistory of area as garden refuse tip-site and potentiallyrefuse tip-site and potentially unstable ground conditionsunstable ground conditions OpportunitiesOpportunities •Extension of sportsExtension of sports precinct to link up withprecinct to link up with James Pearce ParkJames Pearce Park •Total area potentiallyTotal area potentially available for land useavailable for land use enhancement (i.e. notenhancement (i.e. not subject to significantsubject to significant environmental constraints)environmental constraints) is 8.86 ha.is 8.86 ha.
  20. 20. Development Strategy FormulationDevelopment Strategy Formulation Nahoon Mouth Area - PerspectiveNahoon Mouth Area - Perspective  Low density residential settingLow density residential setting  From original title conditions and present zoning – clear thatFrom original title conditions and present zoning – clear that the land is intended for “Public Use” (sale only withthe land is intended for “Public Use” (sale only with permission of parliament) and Resort purposes.permission of parliament) and Resort purposes.  Sites range from Moderate to high Environmental SensitivitySites range from Moderate to high Environmental Sensitivity  Presently poorly maintained and developedPresently poorly maintained and developed  Caravan Park in poor conditionCaravan Park in poor condition  Dunes fenced out with limited maintenanceDunes fenced out with limited maintenance  Littering and illegal dumping in the areaLittering and illegal dumping in the area  Accessibility limitations – lower order road with trafficAccessibility limitations – lower order road with traffic calmingcalming  No major civil Infrastructure limitationsNo major civil Infrastructure limitations  High Potential for Low Intensity Tourist and RecreationalHigh Potential for Low Intensity Tourist and Recreational development focusdevelopment focus
  21. 21. Development Strategy FormulationDevelopment Strategy Formulation Nahoon Reef Area - PerspectiveNahoon Reef Area - Perspective  Focus mainly on beach access,Focus mainly on beach access, bathing/surfing, low impact recreation (hiking,bathing/surfing, low impact recreation (hiking, view points) and conservationview points) and conservation  From original title conditions – clear that theFrom original title conditions – clear that the land is intended for “providing access to beachland is intended for “providing access to beach and conservation purposes”.and conservation purposes”.  Area predominantly rated as Highly sensitive –Area predominantly rated as Highly sensitive – set within an area of similar classificationset within an area of similar classification  Accessibility reasonable, opportunity toAccessibility reasonable, opportunity to improve.improve.  High Potential for Low Intensity recreation andHigh Potential for Low Intensity recreation and
  22. 22. Development Strategy FormulationDevelopment Strategy Formulation Sports Precinct - PerspectiveSports Precinct - Perspective  High intensity to low-intensity sportsHigh intensity to low-intensity sports developmentsdevelopments  Sites range from low to moderateSites range from low to moderate environmental sensitivityenvironmental sensitivity  Accessibility reasonable – opportunity forAccessibility reasonable – opportunity for improvementimprovement  Potential for development of sports/tourismPotential for development of sports/tourism related accommodation and facilityrelated accommodation and facility development.development.  No major civil Infrastructure limitationsNo major civil Infrastructure limitations
  23. 23. Thank YouThank You  Discussion?Discussion?

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