The Land Use Development Management Directorate, together with Group Legal and Contracts, are in the process of reviewing/amending the City of Johannesburg Municipal Planning By-Law 2016.

To make the process robust and inclusive, the Department of Development Planning hereby calls for input, suggestions and contributions from residents, ratepayers associations, City Councillors and the general public. You are encouraged to make detailed inputs that will assist the City in the review and amendment of the By-Laws, to make them user-friendly and attract investors to Johannesburg.

Please send inputs/suggestions to, no later than 30 July 2021.

It should be noted that this is a preliminary call for comments and inputs from everyone which will then be used to prepare a draft revised bylaw which will then be subjected to further public participation and engagement.