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Umdloti Guidelines: Living with Monkeys

Recent incidents in Umdloti have highlighted the long-standing tension between Vervet monkeys and humans. This guideline has been drawn up by the eMdloti UIP to provide residents with information about monkeys and to outline measures that will improve the chances of a relatively peaceful co-existence…

Promoting indigenous planting in Umdloti

eMdloti Urban Improvement Project (UIP) has initiated a campaign to replant indigenous plants and trees in many public spaces within the village. In addition to suburb beaches, accommodation and restaurants, Umdloti Village is the only Coastal Conservancy on the North Coast that offers incredible marine biodiversity bounded by one of the last indigenous coastal forests.Under the direction of Tongaat Hulett Developments, which is developing the huge Sibaya Coastal Precinct above Umdloti Village, the indigenous forest is being cleared of invasive species and will return to its natural pristine state over the coming years…

Notice: Umdloti Community Meeting – Sibaya Node 5 Precinct Plan

As advised in our earlier notice, Tongaat Hulett Developments is to host a community meeting in Umdloti where we can all get a better visual sense of the proposed development at the Village entrance. The information exchange will allow us as a community to make a considered response to THD’s application to have the Precinct Plan approved by the authorities. The deadline for comments is 25 October 2018…

Register NOW For Your Annual Access Discs

It is that time of the year again to register and collect your Residential Access Disc! As you would remember from last year’s registration and collection disc drive, the requirements and procedures have changed considerably…

Coastal Vision: The Green Coast Award

For the Coastal side of our ‘vision’ we are currently working on The Green Coast Award application which will ensure the preservation of our Coastal Conservancy. The Green Flag system is very similar to the Blue Flag award, and therefore has certain criteria that must be adhered to on an ongoing basis to ensure the awarding of the status is maintained. We are working with Durban Green Corridor to have a litter boom erected across the Mdloti River…

Public Notice: Sibaya Node 5 Precinct Plan Application

Tongaat Hulett Developments has engaged with the Umdloti Forum (representing (UBRRA and the eMdloti UIP) on the Draft Precinct Plan. The Forum’s main concerns, which related to the height of building along the M27 and the urban  planning interface along the M27 from the M4 into Umdloti Village, have been accommodated…

NOTICE: 0433114 Tongaat Hulett Developments BAR for Public Comment

You are hereby notified that the Draft Basic Assessment Report for the proposed expansion of the Sibaya Precinct Nodes 1 & 5 Sewer line is available for public comment. The Report is available for download. The comment period will be open for 30 days, from 9 March 2018 to 12 April 2018…

UPDATE: Tempers flare over Sibaya ‘concrete jungle’

The residents’ trust in the massive development which has been dubbed “the Berlin wall” has faltered. After Tongaat Hulett (TH) recently submitted a special consent application about significant height changes to Node 1 of the Sibaya development, which the residents felt was done in an “underhanded manner”, they have now re-submitted the application, giving Umdlotians until March 22 to lodge their concerns…

Durban Metropolitan Open Space System (D’MOSS) – Development Assessment Guidelines

This guide is aimed at developers, landowners and potential land-owners who are planning to develop or purchase land within the eThekwini Municipal Area (EMA). It provides a quick guide to the requirements of the Environmental Planning & Climate Protection Department (EPCPD) when assessing the implications of a proposed development for the Durban…