Report unsafe structures to the respective Local Municipalities (see District Municipalities/ Metropolitan: King Cetshwayo, iLembe, eThekwini, Ugu.
Report to EDTEA for escalation to DEA.
The power to issue a repair or removal notice may only be delegated to an official in the Department of Environmental Affairs, while the MEC may sub-delegate his or her power to a municipality in that province.
A written repair or removal notice may be issued by the Minister or MEC to any person responsible for the development of a structure in the coastal zone that is having or is likely to have an adverse impact on the coastal environment; or if it has been
erected, constructed or upgraded unlawfully, is inappropriately located, abandoned or its construction contravenes the ICM Act or other law.