Open Space Management


About Open Space Management

Johannnesburg City Parks and zoo offers individuals, companies and corporates many opportunities to help create a city we can all be proud of. As a company that is mandated to develop and manage an enormous portfolio of parks, green open spaces, conserved areas, the zoo and cemeteries, we are able to harness the potential for creating mutually beneficial partnerships and due recognition for donors.

Interested in partnering with City Parks?

Louise Gordon
General Manager: New Business Development
011 712 6815
076 950 5149

 The City of Johannesburg has 1270 developed parks and 459 underdeveloped areas which are demarcated as public open spaces. Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo (JCPZ) is the City’s Agent in the management and maintenance of Public open spaces, cemeteries, nature conservation areas and the Johannesburg Zoo. The portfolio managed, is in excess of 20 000 ha and 3.2 million trees. Other products and services under the management of JCPZ include environmental education, eco-tourism products and services.

Click here to download Call for Fully Funded Proposals - Florida Lake Revival - FY- 2019-2020.
Click here to download Call For Fully Funded Proposals - July 2019 - June 2020.

COAPE SA have partnered with Joburg Zoo in South Africa to implement an enrichment programme for all the animals and bird in their care. COAPE SA offer courses on animal behaviour and training. COAPE SA and Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo have signed a five year partnership to assist, create and implement enrichment activities for the animals at the zoo. During this five year partnership the aim is to create stunning engaging and stimulating exhibits for all animals.
  Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo (JCPZ) has entered into a strategic partnership arrangement with Crebus (Pty) Ltd. One of the exciting projects is the ‘Business-Adopt-a-Park’ partnership programme.
JCPZ and Crebus would like to extend this invitation to the Business community to actively play a role and participate in this JCPZ ‘Business-Adopt-a-Park’ initiative. 
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A special thank you to our sponsors and donors:
Sponsor Name Sponsored Description

Witkoppen to Platina

R 55 400.00

sponsored by Riverglade

Olivedale / Sharonlea

R 30 800.00

sponsored by Olivedale Retirement Village

Robyn Park

R 18 500.00

sponsored by Nick’s garden service and CLE Properties

Jacaranda Road

R 29 700.00

sponsored by Balwin Properties

General Areas Platina to Jacaranda

R 65 300.00

Sponsored by Balwin Properties

Equipment, machines, tools repairs etc

R 108 000.00

(this figure is over and above the spend indicated above) Ford, Bidvest, Balwin and Murray Van Zyl

Skips and waste removal

R 11 760.00

Sponsored by Waste Giant

Murray Van Zyl man hours to date (2 years)

972 hours


Community Hours to date (18 months)

3120 hours