Capital Infrastructure Development unit is responsible for developing public open spaces into world class facilities for the residents of the City of Johannesburg. Capital Infrastructure Development unit is primarily responsible for the planning, development, implementation and upgrading of identified facilities within the City.

Capital Infrastructure projects include developmental priorities for the broader CoJ, guided by the regional and ward-based demarcation and strategic priorities e.g. the Growth Development Strategy (GDS) and Integrated Development Plan (IDP) referred to below, the Business Plan and Municipality Financial Management Act (MFMA). The scope of work addresses the gaps in public open space development, provisioning and the basic level needs of communities including burial space.

Allocation Process

Entities capture/populate projects on Jozi Strategic Infrastructure Platform (JSIP)/ Joburg Cp3 formally called CIMS in line with CoJ guidelines:

  • Integrated Development Plan (IDP), Growth and Development Strategy (GDS) 2040 and the Mayoral Priorities
  • Spatial Development Framework and other plans: Integrated Public Transport Network Plan (IPTN), Consolidated Infrastructure Programme (CIP) and Integrated Environmental Policy (IEP)
  • Strategic focus - Core mandate, Flagship programmes and Game changer
  • Sustainable Human Settlement Urbanisation Plan (SHSUP)
  • City’s Built Environment Performance Plan
  • Infrastructure Asset Management Plans - Infrastructure Hotspot Maps – Consolidated Infrastructure Plan.

Consultation Process

  • Projects/areas to be developed are requested from Regional Management, Conservation Management, Zoo Management and in partnership with other MOE’s (e.g. EISD)
  • Projects with estimated budgets are populated on JSIP for Approval by CoJ.
  • A series of engagements take place from August – March between Entities and CoJ for project prioritization. Budgets approval follow from January for mid-term adjustment and end April for a three-year budget plan.
  • CoJ ensures that Entities are aligned to CoJ’s strategic development plans.
  • Simultaneously Entities present and advocate for priorities informed by areas that necessitate developments including marginalized areas, petitions from communities and backlogs.
  • It is prudent to note that indicative budget might change as and when CoJ deems necessary, which sometimes may result in budget adjustments and budget cuts..