|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.
|Intention outlined to to ensure strengthen budgetary and institutional capacity in planning, not clear to what extent towards informal settlement upgrading|
|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.
|There is mention of a social compact aimed by the metropolitan, however its extent is not clear towards indidividual informal settlement upraging.|
|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.
|Appropriate mechanisms, processes and procedures for consultation and participation of local communities, organs of state, traditional authorities and other role players in the IDP review and budget formulation processes|
|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.
|The city to conduct public participation differently from the previous years. This was particularly done to enhance accountability by responding to the needs identified during 2019/2020 financial year end provide reports on the implementation progress.|