Client: Shell Downstream South Africa (Pty) Ltd

Section 24G Application for the Rectification of Unlawful Construction, Upgrades and Expansion of the Canal Walk Service Station in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

January 14, 2022

A SECTION 24G RECTIFICATION PROCESS IS REQUIRED FOR THE UNLAWFUL COMMENCEMENT OF LISTED ACTIVITIES IN TERMS OF THE ENVIRONMENT CONSERVATION ACT,(ECA), 1989 (ACT NO. 73 OF 1989) AND THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ACT, (NEMA), 1998 (ACT NO. 107 OF 1998) FOR UPGRADES AND CONSTRUCTION AT THE CANAL WALK SERVICE STATION IN CAPE TOWN, WESTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA.

LOCATION:  FARM: MONTAGUE GARDENS ERF: 5419 PORTION 0

THE INITIAL SITE OPERATIONS COMMENCED IN 2002 AND AS SUCH REQUIRED AN APPLICATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL AUTHORISATION IN TERMS OF ACTIVITY 1 OF SCHEDULE 1 OF GN R 1182 OF 5 SEPTEMBER 1997, AS AMENDED, IN TERMS OF SECTION 21 OF THE ENVIRONMENT CONSERVATION ACT 73 OF 1989, THAT STATED:

“1. THE CONSTRUCTION, ERECTION OR UPGRADING OF-

(C) WITH REGARD TO ANY SUBSTANCE WHICH IS DANGEROUS OR HAZARDOUS AND IS CONTROLLED BY NATIONAL LEGISLATION-

(I) INFRASTRUCTURE, EXCLUDING ROAD AND RAILS, FOR THE TRANSPORTATION OF ANY SUCH SUBSTANCE; AND

(II) MANUFACTURING, STORAGE, HANDLING, TREATMENT OR PROCESSING FACILITIES FOR ANY SUCH SUBSTANCE”

 

IN 2016 , THE SITE UNDERWENT UPGRADES AND EXPANSIONS OF OPERATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE IN EXCESS OF 80M3 WHICH WOULD REQUIRE AN APPLICATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL AUTHORISATION IN TERMS OF ACTIVITY 51 OF THE NEMA ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT REGULATIONS LISTING NOTICE 1, 2014 (GN R 983 OF 2014), THAT STATED:

ACTIVITY 51: THE EXPANSION AND RELATED OPERATION OF FACILITIES FOR THE STORAGE, OR STORAGE AND HANDLING, OF A DANGEROUS GOOD, WHERE THE CAPACITY OF SUCH STORAGE FACILITY WILL BE EXPANDED BY MORE THAN 80 CUBIC METRES.”

 

Contact

Name: Amishka Mothilal
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 0114670945

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