The Council for the Built Environment (CBE), located in Pretoria is a Statutory body established under the Council for the Built Environment Act (No. 43 of 2000).

It is an overarching body that coordinates six Professional Councils,
(Architecture, Engineering, Landscape Architects, Project and Construction Management, Property Valuation, and Quantity Surveying).

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CBE Programmes

  • Government Policies and Priorities Programme
  • Skills for Infrastructure Delivery
  • BE Research, Information and Advisory
  • Regulation and Oversight of the six BEPCs


The CBE acts as an appeal body on matters of law regulating the six Councils for the Built Environment Professions.

Finalisation of appeals are concluded within the statutory 60 days of lodgement.

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