|Question||Answer||Description||Datasource and Evidence||Comment|
|Are there budgetary or institutional capacity for participatory planning in informal settlements?||Partial Evidence||
Without institutional capacity, it is unlikely that the city government will take participatory planning seriously.
|IDP 2021/22||Budget allocations have been made, however not specific on the extent its targeted on informal settlements|
|Is there evidence that a social compact exists between the municipality and communities that are undergoing upgrades?||Partial Evidence||
A social compact must be concluded as part of each individual informal settlement upgrading plan. A maximum of three per cent of the project cost may be used for community/ social facilitation.
|IDP 2021/22||Mention of public engagement|
|Does the city government have partnerships in place with organisations that can facilitate community participation?||Partial Evidence||
Partnerships with internal departments and councilors and/or external organisations might be required to facilitate participatory planning.
|IDP 2021/22||Emphasis placed on participatory community engagement, no clear indication of the focus towards informal settlement and backyard support|
|Are there any other special arrangements in place to allow for participatory informal settlement upgrading?||Partial Evidence||
Special arrangements might be required to deal with the contextual particularities of informal settlements in different locations.
|IDP 2021/22||The neighborhood development grant is allocated to facilitated strategic partnerships in marginalised communities|