The District’s Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Section is responsible for the district wide coordination and monitoring with regards to the implementation of SPLUMA (Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act). The main objective of this unit is to ensure sustainable and orderly land utilization and development within the District Municipality. To further ensure that administrative functions related to this functional area are well co-ordinated within both the District and Local Municipalities. The unit must provide support to local municipalities and monitor the implementation of spatial planning and land use management policies and related legislative prescripts. Co-ordinate and assist local municipalities and the District Municipality with Town And Regional Planning Services in respect of policy formulation, proper land use development taking into account social, economic, and physical factors.