Closure of Development Planning Service Desk

Notice from CoJ Development Planning:
Please note that due to the current protest action, the Department has decided to close its service desks at the Metro Centre, Thuso House and across all Regional offices.

Clients are encouraged to use the digital platforms that were made available in compliance with the Covid-19 National Lockdown Regulations.

Development Planning Directorates can be reached using the following methods:


Built environment complaints (including illegal building, illegal land use, zoning, additions, alterations, building developments, building signage and outdoor advertising) can be reported to


Building plan submissions can be made via email to

For BDM enquiries, contact the officials listed below:

  Contact Person Contact Numbers Email
Copies of previous

approved building plans

Patrick Kgabe 083 702 7689

011 407 6034
Email submission Heather Trumbel 065 831 0492

011 407 6102
Submitted building plan


Heather Trumbel 065 831 0492

011 407 6109
  Sanjay Khadua 082 559 3714
  Emmanuel Mutele 081 374 3979



Send your property related requests to the following:


Property information can also be obtained from the Online maps on Jozinet at and on e-Services at

Please note: You are required to register as an e-Services client in order to access the Online Maps website. Online Maps website support is available via and


Land Use Applications –

Legal Admin Applications –

Once the applications are scrutinised, an invoice will be issued to applicants, with details for an EFT payment. Applications are only registered once proof of payment is received. For LUM enquiries, contact Marietjie Reinecke or 082 417 5705. For Legal Admin, contact Thabo Underman on or 065 887 8524.

Additional supporting documents for Land Use Applications and Legal Administration will also be done via the above emails. Members of the public/applicants should refer to the City’s website for further details and requirements on the submission process of applications electronically.

Protest Closure – 13 July 2021