Development of Residential & Retail with tourism activities on Erf 4747 in Swakopmund, Erongo Region
Proponent: Lighthouse Property Investment Trust
Status: Submitted to Government for Record of Decision
Sector: Tourism & Conservation
Lighthouse Property Investment Trust proposes to establish a residential and commercial development, with tourism activities on Erf 4747 located within the heritage area of Swakopmund. The property is owned by the proponent (Lighthouse Property Investment Trust). The development will be established on a site where the old swimming used to be, in the vicinity of the mole beachfront, Swakopmund Namibia. The area has significant tourism potential which will expose tourists to additional amenities within this node of the town. The proposed development will generate income for the local community and open-up broader economic opportunities.
As part of this environmental clearance certificate application, an Environmental Impact Assessment (ESIA) has been undertaken to satisfy the requirements of the Environmental Management Act, No. 7 of 2007. This environmental assessment report and Environmental Management Plan (EMP) shall be submitted to the relevant competent authority as part of the application for the environmental clearance certificate.
ECC’s Role in the project
ECC, a Namibian consultancy (registration number Close Corporation 2013/11401), has prepared this scoping report and impact assessment on behalf of the proponent. ECC operates exclusively in the environmental, social, health and safety fields for clients across Southern Africa, in both the public and private sectors.
ECC is independent of the proponent and has no vested or financial interest in the proposed project, except for fair remuneration for professional services rendered.
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