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Law Enforcement, Traffic and Coordination Department<p> <strong>Traffic Services focus areas:</strong> </p><ul><li> Drink driving awareness;</li><li> General traffic enforcement; </li><li>Random breath testing;</li><li>Road safety;</li><li>Speed enforcement;</li><li>Vehicle impounds.</li></ul><p> <strong>Transport Licensing and Logistics focus areas:</strong></p><ul><li>Driving licence testing centres;</li><li></li><li> Public Transport Interchange Unit;</li><li>Reclaim Unit (traffic warrants/fines);</li><li>Vehicle roadworthy testing centres.</li></ul><p> <strong>Law Enforcement consists of:</strong> </p><ul><li>Animal impoundment;</li><li>Anti-land invasion;</li><li></li><li>Displaced people; </li><li>Facility protection;</li><li>Graffiti enforcement; </li><li>Informal trading;</li><li>Liquor enforcement and compliance; </li><li></li><li>Metal theft;</li><li>Neighbourhood safety; </li><li>Problem buildings;</li><li>Rail enforcement;</li><li>Rapid response; </li><li>School resource officers. </li></ul> <strong>Traffic Services</strong> <p>The City has a legislative mandate to provide a traffic service, in terms of Section 156 and Schedules 4 and 5 of The Constitution of South Africa. Our aim is to provide safe road usage in the city and we are committed to improving road safety by providing effective driving licence services and traffic enforcement.</p><p><strong>We: </strong></p><ul><li> ensure roadworthy compliance of all motor vehicles;</li><li> increase voluntary compliance of road users in respect of road rules;</li><li> provide an effective customer orientated driving licence service;</li><li> provide quality services (law enforcement, logistics and administration, education and licensing);</li><li> reduce traffic offence rates, crash rates and fatalities.</li></ul> <strong>Law Enforcement</strong> <p>We are responsible for enforcing the City’s by-laws and traffic laws, clamping down on offences such as general nuisances, alcohol offences, speeding, driving under the influence of alcohol, illegal parking, reckless driving, problem buildings and illegal informal trading.</p><p>Our trained Peace Officers have the power to confiscate, arrest, issue compliance notices and fines, and shut down illegal operations where by-laws are infringed upon.</p><p><strong>We:</strong></p><ul><li> increase voluntary compliance of road users in respect of road rules;</li><li> provide quality services (law enforcement, logistics and administration, education and licensing);</li><li> reduce traffic offence rates and accident rates.</li></ul><span> <ul class="lrg-icon-content"><li class="lrg-icon lrg-link"><div class="list-links"> <a title="title" href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/Pay/Driving-and-vehicles/Fines/Pay-your-traffic-fine">Pay your traffic fine</a><a title="title" href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/Report/Report-an-emergency/Emergency-contact-numbers">Report an emergency</a><a title="title" href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/Report/Report-illegal-land-use/Report-illegal-occupancy-or-land-invasion">Report illegal occupancy or land invasion​</a><a title="title" href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/See-all-City-facilities/Our-service-facilities/Drivers%20licence%20testing%20centres">Find a driver's licence testing centre</a><a title="title" href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/apply/licences-and-permits/driving-and-vehicles/apply-for-new-or-replacement-drivers-licence/Apply%20for%20new%20or%20replacement%20driver%27s%20licence">Apply for a driver's licence</a><a title="title" href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/apply/licences-and-permits/driving-and-vehicles/apply-for-a-learners-licence/Apply%20for%20a%20learner%27s%20licence">Apply for a learner’s licence</a><a title="title" href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/Report/Report-illegal-land-use/Report-a-problem-building">Report a problem building</a><a title="title" href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/Report/Report-noise-pollution/Report-a-noise-disturbance">Report noise </a></div></li></ul></span><img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Law-Enforcement-Security-Header.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><h4>Traffic Services</h4><p><em>Email: <br><a href="mailto:traffic.services@capetown.gov.za" target="_blank">traffic.services@capetown.gov.za</a></em></p><h4>Traffic fine enquiries:</h4><p> <em>Telephone:<br><a>0860 103 089</a> (Option 4)</em></p><h4>Representations on traffic fines</h4><p><em>Email:<br><a href="mailto:traffic.representation@capetown.gov.za" target="_blank">traffic.representation@capetown.gov.za</a></em></p><h4>Redirections (change of offender/driver) on traffic fines</h4><p><em>Email: <br> <a href="mailto:traffic.redirections@capetown.gov.za" target="_blank">traffic.redirections@capetown.gov.za</a></em></p><h4>Law Enforcement</h4><p> <strong>General enquiries</strong><br><em>Telephone: <br> <a>021 596 1999</a> for all units (24/7)</em><br><br> <em>Email:<br><a href="mailto:lawenforcement@capetown.gov.za" target="_blank">lawenforcement@capetown.gov.za</a></em></p><h4>Chief: Law Enforcement<br>Rudolf Wiltshire</h4><p> <em>Telephone: <br> <a>021 444 4259</a></em></p><h4>Cable theft (Copperheads)</h4><p><em>Telephone: <br> <a>0800 222 771</a></em></p><h4>‘Drug Busters’</h4><p><em>Telephone: <br> <em> <a>0800 225 669</a></em></em></p><h4>Land invasion</h4><p><em>Telephone: <br> <a>0800 225 669</a> (24/7)</em></p><h4>Informal Trading Unit</h4><p><em>Telephone: <br> <a>021 596 1999</a> (24/7) <br><br> Email: <br> <a href="mailto:janice.adams@capetown.gov.za" target="_blank"><em>janice.adams@capetown.gov.za </em></a></em></p><em> <p> <strong>Emergencies</strong><br><a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/Report/Report-an-emergency/Emergency-contact-numbers">See all emergency contact numbers</a></p></em>

 

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