UMHLABA GROUP MISSION STATEMENT


The Umhlaba Consulting Group is dedicated to the principles of accuracy, integrity, and social, economic and environmental sustainability in the drive for excellence in urban and rural development, integrated policy and planning solutions and primary research.

CONTACT US

Physical

4 Pearce Street
Berea
EAST LONDON
5241

Tel   +27 (0)43 721 1554

Postal

PO Box 19017
Tecoma
5214

Fax  +27 (0)86 513 4471

what we do

Umhlaba Consulting Group specialises in a range of consultancy services including:
 

Town & Regional Planning
     Strategic Spatial Planning

Development Facilitation
     Development Project Management
     Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
     Land Reform and related planning
          Land & Legal Services

 
TOWN  & REGIONAL
PLANNING
  • Statutory Planning (Rezonings, Consent Use and Departure Applications)

  • Township Establishment (Layout Plans, Statutory Approval Applications)

  • Development Feasibility Studies

  • Rural Settlement Planning

  • Land Use Management Systems (Zoning Scheme Mapping & Regulations)

  • Spatial Development Frameworks

  • Precinct Planning 

  • Legal and Policy Framework formulation

PROJECT
MANAGEMENT
  • Long-term Programme Management

  • Individual Project Management

GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
  • Data Capture and Processing

  • Study Area Analysis

  • Query and Output Mapping

  • Planning Information Support

LAND / LEGAL
PROCESSES
  • Land tenure and land rights inquiries

  • Legal land inquiries and process planning. 

  • Ascertainment of customary law.

  • Acquisition of rights on land that either state or developers requires.

  • Facilitation of land or land rights acquisition agreements.

LAND REFORM

Strategic Regional Land Reform Frameworks dealing with:

  • Land Redistribution and Tenure Reform 

  • Land Restitution Claims Research & Support

  • Land Reform Projects Design & Implementation