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Matola municipality is currently implementing urbanisation plans for the Mucatine and Nwamatibjana districts in Machava Administrative Post, with public consultations now under way, Notícias reports.
The municipal assembly is currently considering the plans, and implementation which will pass through survey stages and contextualization by those interested in establishing themselves in the zone.
Matola Director of Territorial Planning and Urbanisation Inês Chilundo says the projects have clearly defined areas for homes, public and commercial services.
“We have indicated areas for high-rise and low density housing areas and areas for the various services that are needed in expansion neighbourhoods,” Chilundo says.
The municipality projects foresees the orderly development of neighbourhoods with all the components for residents’ comfort and the implementation of public services.
“There are still some who are contesting the demarcation. There are families with more than three hectares of land with whom we are working to convince of the benefits of urbanisation,” Chilundo admits.
At the end of the process, it is necessary to safeguard the interests of residents and accommodate increased numbers, prioritising infrastructure construction projects and the implementation of the Mathlemele landfill, she added.
“After identifying the residents, the next step is to deal with problems of land conflicts arisingfrom road projects and other basic services and the implementation of the landfill,” Chilundo added.
The municipality is also working to identify underused spaces that will revert to the municipality if owners do not regularise their situation, even after being notified.Source: Notícias