How to become a town planner

2020 Planning Group are town planners in Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality. Operating in regions such as Springs, Alberton, Benoni, Boksburg, Edenvale, Germiston & Kempton Park. We only specialize in rezoning, which make us the best consultants for rezoning applications and related land use applications such as consent use applications. This Close Corporation prides itself in strong diplomatic communication skills with various role players, such as the client, architect, engineer (civil and electrical), land surveyor, town-planning officials from various town councils, conveyances, etc.

To become a registered town planner we need: To be conversant with the Town Planning Act, Town Planning Regulations and various relevant provincial laws. A university diploma or a Bachelor’s degree in urban and regional planning. A South African Qualification (SAQ) in town and regional planning. To pass the national city planning examination. Interested? Drop us an email or call us to start the process of learning more about this exciting career. Town planning is an integral part of every city or town and is done to help make them livable. Good town planning goes beyond planning the physical structure of the city to include the development of services and the look of the city, thus creating a good livable city.

Town planner roles and responsibilities

The town planner (TP) develops, executes and maintains the town plan or development management plan. The duties of a town planner may include but are not limited to: Report to the town manager and, as appropriate, his/her design team (consisting of town planners) Prepare and implement plans and associated development management plans Incorporate the planning objectives of the municipality into the town plan, while at the same time satisfying the national policy of economic, social, cultural, and environmental sustainability.

How to become a town planner

Kopanopc said, We are currently accepting town planning applications from all over Ekurhuleni. We have established partnerships with various areas such as business & property development, municipal council, District Municipality, Department of Human Settlements, Provincial Municipalities and private organizations to ensure that we are able to deal with a large volume of applications. We are running a Mpho Ramaphosa Youth Development Programme that rewards learners with bursaries and take them to the Konvelo master planning training in Seshego