|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/BEPP 2019/20 review||Generic references to participation as the eradication of poverty and social exclusion, good governance and facilitation through ward committees|
|Are there any other special arrangements in place to allow for participatory informal settlement upgrading?||No Evidence||
Special arrangements might be required to deal with the contextual particularities of informal settlements in different locations.
|IDP/BEPP 2019/20 review||No mention.|
|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.
|BEPP 2019/20 review||Vague mention of particpation processes in formualtion of plans and developments. Spatial Development Framework 2040 developed in collaboration between the City of Johannesburg, UN Habitat, The Urban Morphology and Complex Systems Institute, Iyer Urban Design and the French Development Agency. No mention of how this process or included partners engage with communities.|