City Planning Department


Custodian of the Ekurhuleni Spatial Plan, the City Planning Department provides support services, integration, reporting and monitoring related to the spatial planning in the City. This also includes the management of billboards and related advertising.

In short, this department looks to ensure optimal planning and land use for Ekurhuleni, and to consider and approve, where appropriate, land development applications.

When it comes to ensuring that the City’s spatial footprint meets the needs of communities, as per the City’s integrated development plan (IDP) – it: ensures that levers such as policies and budget adequately respond to the spatial trajectory of the City



Office of the HOD

Heading up this department tasked with spatial planning within the City is Palesa Tsita.


Corporate Geo-Informatics

This division is responsible for the Geographic Information Systems (GIS), land survey and geotechnical services. GIS this is mapping technology that allows you to create and interact with a variety of maps and data sources.


City Operations and Special Projects

Over and above facilitating the strategic urband developments (SUD) / large scale urban development that is of a metropolitan wide strategic nature and of critical importance in building the City as envisaged in the GDS, IDP,


Building Control and Outdoor Advertising

Building control involves: Approving building plans, Building inspections, Initiating legal actions as per legislation, Motoring vacant, dilapidated and or abandoned buildings


Metropolitan Spatial Planning

Unlocking of dolomitic land for development and land survey – measuring and determination of the property size and its boundaries – is the responsibility of this division within City Planning.

Department Contacts

Office of the HoD:

Itumeleng Netshikulwe

011 999 8018


Paul Willemse

011 999 4738



Strategic Urban Developments:

Sindiswa Maka

011 999 5044


Lovemore Nkuna

011 999 4772



City Planning Operations/Land Use:

Elsabe Steyn

011 999 4008


Fani Mabena

011  999 4020



Metropolitan Spatial Planning and Precinct Plans:

Mugumo Kadengu

011 999 1097


Nobuzwe Soldati

011 999 4044



Glyn Kelly

011 999 3514



Geo-Informatics: (GIS, Sinkholes and Encroachments):

Celani Myeza

011 999 4799



Outdoor Advertising:

Lethabo Shebu

011 999 3691



Building Control:

Baby-girl Chuene 011 999 4571
Regional Manager – East (Benoni, Brakpan, Springs, Nigel CCA) Anton Basson (011) 8720
Regional Manager – South (Alberton, Germiston, Boksburg CCA) Tabudi Tebele (011) 999-4228
Regional Manager – North (Edenvale, Kempton Park, Tembisa) Thapelo Mogatusi (011) 999- 3975

Area Managers:

Alberton CCC– Thinus Van Staden (011) 999-2755
Benoni CCC - Mdumiseni Mkhize (011) 999- 6319
Brakpan CCC – Dudu Twala (011) 999- 2267
Boksburg CCC – Alrich Bestbier (011) 999-5215
Edenvale CCC – Samke Nqcobo (011) 999- 3291
Germiston CCC – Itumeleng Nkoane (011) 999- 0148
Kempton Park CCC - Tshepo Ramokoka (011) 999-3809
Springs/Nigel CCC – Dirk Van Rooyen (011) 999- 8682
Tembisa CCC – Veronica Nepfumbada (011) 999-8682