Use of Vehicles in the Coastal Zone

Applications for permits for the use of vehicles in the coastal zone

The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment as the competent authority in terms of the National Environmental Management: Integrated Coastal Management Act (Act 24 of 2008) and the associated Regulations for the Use of Vehicle in the Coastal Area (ORV Regulations) (GNR 496 of 2014) has delegated to the

iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority the following functions contained within GNR 496 of 2014:

  • Regulation 4: Issuing of permits (excluding the power to issue permits in terms of Regulation 4 (a) of the ORV Regulations
  • Regulation 5: Assessment of impact
  • Regulation 6: Consideration of applications; and
  • Regulation 8: Suspension, amendment and cancellation

For any queries in this regard please contact orvpermitting@isimangaliso.com.

  • ORV Regulations

    The use of vehicles in the coastal zones is controlled by the following government gazette: Control of Use of Vehicles in the Coastal Area Regulation GNR 496 in GG 37761 of 27 June 2014 which you can download here.

  • Code of Conduct

    The Control of Use of Vehicles in the Coastal Area Regulations can be downloaded here.

  • Application Forms

    Please find, below, the application forms for permits for the use of vehicles in the coastal zone. Please download the relevant form, complete it, and email it to orvpermitting@isimangaliso.com.

    Use of vehicle in the costal zone for scientific research

    Download

    Use of Vehicle in the coastal zone for fishing competitions

    Download

    Use of vehicle in the coastal zone for disabled persons

    Download

    Use of vehicle in the coastal zone for filming/ still photography

    Download