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​​SECTION 79 DEVELOPMENT PLANNING COMMITTEE
Section 79 Development planning committee.pngUnless otherwise instructed by the Council, the Development Planning and Urban Management Committee shall consider and make recommendations to Council on the following matters:

A. LEGISLATIVE ROLE

IDP, Budget and By-law Process
1.The consideration and oversight of the development of the IDP and budget in respect of the Development Planning and Urban Management Department and its Municipal Owned Entity (Johannesburg Development Agency).
2.The consideration of the quarterly performance reports of the Development Planning and Urban Management Department and its Municipal Owned Entity (Johannesburg Development Agency).
3.To exercise oversight over the development and implementation of all by-laws, strategies and policies of the Development Planning and Urban Management Department and its Municipal Owned Entity (Johannesburg Development Agency).
4.The consideration and oversight of draft tariffs, fees and charges in respect of Development Planning and Urban Management functions in the City.


B. PARTICIPATORY AND REPRESENTATIVE ROLE

Promote public participation in the Committee's activities
1.Ensure public consultation on any new by-law referred by Council and/or its Programming Committee.
2.Promote public participation in the key planning processes of the City as they relate to Development Planning and Urban Management Department and its Municipal Owned Entity (Johannesburg Development Agency).
3.Ensure that key issues of public concern relating to the Development Planning and Urban Management Department are brought to the attention of Council.

C.  OVERSIGHT ROLE

1.Exercise oversight over the quarterly performance of the Development Planning and Urban Management Department and its MOE (Johannesburg Development Agency).
2.Exercise oversight over any matter referred to the Committee by the Speaker, Council and/or its Programming Committee.
3.Exercise oversight on any matter based on its own initiative.
4.Exercise oversight over any matter or activity of the Development Planning and Urban Management Department and the Johannesburg Development Agency that will be of concern to the Committee.
5.Invite the MMC or any official of the Development Planning and Urban Management Department to account on any matter of interest to the Committee.

D. ​REPORTS/RECOMMENDATIONS TO COUNCIL

1.To make recommendations to Council as a result of the oversight process outlined above.
2.To report on the oversight visits of the Committee.
3.To report Quarterly and Annually on the Performance of the Committee.
4.To submit proposal/comments on Provincial and National Bills and proposed policies affecting local government.​