|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 2021/26||The City mentions the role of ward committees in facilitating community participation, but this is not explicitly related to informal settlement upgrading projects|
|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 2021/26||There is emphasis on social inclusivity and social cohesion, however not clear what extent is focused on informal settlements and backyard support|
|Does the city government have partnerships in place with organisations that can facilitate community participation?||Strong Evidence||
Partnerships with internal departments and councilors and/or external organisations might be required to facilitate participatory planning.
|IDP 2021/26||Social compact made with civil organizations and communities to facilitate co-design|
|Are there any other special arrangements in place to allow for participatory informal settlement upgrading?||Strong Evidence||
Special arrangements might be required to deal with the contextual particularities of informal settlements in different locations.
|IDP 2021/26||Community Based Planning and enhanced community engagement programme|