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Comment on the proposed amendments to the City’s Air Quality Management By-law<span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​About​​​​​​​</h2></span> <p>​Our <a href="" target="_blank">Air Quality Management By-law, 2016</a> seeks to ensure that air quality is managed and air pollution is controlled in Cape Town. We aim to avoid air pollution, however, in cases where it cannot be avoided, we want to make sure that we minimise and remedy it as much as possible.</p><p>The proposed amendments relate to the authorisation of open burning and burning of material, including:</p><ul><li>The special conditions applicable to open burning that involves nature conservation areas, firefighting training and filming. </li><li>The necessary requirements for conducting an open burn, including permissions.</li></ul><p>In terms of section 17 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, Act 32 of 2000, you can submit comments to the municipality. </p><p> <a href="" target="_blank">Access the Draft Amendment By-law</a>. </p><h2 class="sectHeading">Comment period​​​​​​​</h2><p>Comments and objections may be submitted from <strong>21 July - 21 August 2021</strong>.</p><h2 class="sectHeading">Submit your comment​​​​​​​</h2><p>You may submit your comments via the following channels: </p><p> <strong>Online</strong> <br><a href="" target="_blank">Submit your comment online</a>. </p><p> <strong>Post </strong><br>Post your written comments to: </p><p> <em>City of Cape Town </em> <br> <em>City Health - Specialised Environmental Health </em> <br> <em>246 Voortrekker Rd- Vasco </em> <br> <em>Cape Town </em> <br> <em>7460</em></p> <span> <div class="notification with-heading dark-copy pink bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info note">​​​</i> </div><div class="desc"><h4>Please note</h4><p> Our Public Participation Unit will assist you if you would like to submit comments but have a disability or are unable to read or write. See contact details below: </p></div></div></span> <h4>Public Participation Unit<br> Frederick Venter</h4><p> <em>Telephone:<br> <a>021 400 1768</a><br><br> Email: <br> <a href=""></a> </em></p><h2 class="sectHeading">Contact us</h2><p>For more information or general enquiries about the amendments, contact:</p><h4>Ed Filby</h4><p> <em>Telephone:<br> <a>021 590 5200</a><br><br> Email:<br> <a href=""></a>  </em></p>GP0|#cc1f7b28-f43b-45ab-a0f2-08b4fefef7ed;L0|#0cc1f7b28-f43b-45ab-a0f2-08b4fefef7ed|Issues open for public comment;GTSet|#a7cfb90d-44ad-4426-98ce-565f79932396;GPP|#79e6adda-2aa2-4523-bc29-296828216c9321 July - 21 August 20210



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