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City policies



Joburg has a number of important strategies to ensure its development as South Africa’s cultural hub. Read about its Heritage Framework or it’s Public Art Policy, among others.

 

 

The Battle of Ellis Park, mosaic on the side of a house in Doornfontein
The Battle of Ellis Park, mosaic on the side of a house in Doornfontein

FLAG POLICY

THE flying of flags plays an important role in the life of the City. Flags are can be potent symbols of identity which serve to promote social cohesion.
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POLICY ON THE NAMING AND RENAMING OF STREETS AND OTHER PUBLIC PLACES

THE naming and renaming of streets and other public places is recognised as being an integral part of place making. This includes, but is not limited to the creation of places that residents and users can relate to and take pride in.
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Heritage Framework

IN an increasingly globalised world, only cities with a strong sense of place will stand out and succeed. Our cultural heritage and physical heritage create a sense of place, promoting local identity and ensuring that a place has historic depth, interest, image and meaning.
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Public Art Policy

A vibrant public art programme offers a range of benefits and opportunities for enhancing the urban environment.
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