Council for the Built Environment (CBE)

Contact Details

Postal PO Box 915, Groenkloof, 0027
Physical 2nd Floor, Lourie Place, Hillcrest Office Park, 179 Lunnon Road, Hillcrest, Pretoria, 0083
Tel 012 346 3985


The mission of the Council for the Built Environment (CBE) is to lead, regulate, advise and coordinate professions and their councils to meet the National Built Environment and Transformation Future of the industry. The CBE's mandate is to: promote and protect the interest of the public in the built environment; promote and maintain a sustainable built environment and natural environment; promote ongoing human resources development in the built environment; facilitate participation by the built environment professions in integrated development in the context of national goals; promote appropriate standards of health, safety and environmental protection within the built environment; promote sound governance of the built environment professions; promote liaison in the field of training in South Africa and elsewhere and to promote the standards of such training in the country; serve as a forum where the built environment professions may discuss the relevant issues (required qualifications; standards of education; training and competence; promotion of professional status; and legislation impacting on the built environment); and ensure uniform application of norms and guidelines set by the councils for the professions throughout the built environment.

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