Heritage Cases

Changes to SAHRIS!

The South African Heritage Resources Information System (SAHRIS) has undergone a generational upgrade and restructure. These changes to the site include, but are not limited to:

  • A new & modernised look and layout
  • Improved site usage flows with respect to applications and content creation
  • Improved site performance and stability

Launch for the new version of SAHRIS occurred on Monday the 30th of October 2023.

The new site can be found here:


SAHRA Application Closure

Please note the following concerning applications submitted to the South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA) during the December 2023 to January 2024 period.

The full notice is available here: Notice

Special Notice

Following comments received on the proposed Revised Schedule of Fees for applications made to the South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA), made in terms of Section 25(2)(l) of the National Heritage Resources Act No. 25 of 1999 (NHRA) and published in the Government Gazette of 22 July 2022, SAHRA hereby publishes the final Revised Schedule of Fees for Applications made to SAHRA. Applications for provision of services submitted to the South African Heritage Resources Authority (SAHRA), in terms of the National Heritage Resources Act, No. 25 of 1999 (NHRA) must be accompanied by a payment of the appropriate fee, taking effect from 1 January 2023

Revised Schedule of Fees for Applications made to the South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA)

Paulpietersberg Telecommunication Radio Tower





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The Proposed Construction of Paulpietersberg Telecommunication Radio Tower within eDumbe Local Municipality, Kwazulu-Natal


The proposed telecommunication mast would serve as voice, data as well as other telecommunications and ancillary services for Eskom staff and contractors for the Nzalo Substation which is positioned 27 36 31.11 S and 30 52 30.22 E, this is a new substation to be built by Transmission (Tx) Telecommunications in order to strengthen the TX grid so that Eskom can provide services to Transnet. In order for Eskom to provide the necessary it is imperative that there are reliable and effective communications systems in place to provide the necessary services to the substation. Services like tele-protection, tele-control, switched voice, direct voice and hot lines as well as data services like Ethernet connectivity. The mast will be located within eDumbe Local Municipality in Kwazulu-Natal. The Mast will be approximately. 60m in height requiring a foot print of 30m X 30m.


Monday, August 7, 2023 - 11:47







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