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Comment on the City’s draft revised Animal Keeping Policy<span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​About​​​​​​​</h2></span> <p>The City approved its first <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Bylaws%20and%20policies/Keeping%20of%20Animals%20and%20Poultry%20for%20the%20City%20of%20Cape%20Town%20-%20approved%20on%2028%20September%202005.pdf">Animal Keeping Policy</a> in 2005. The policy addresses, among other things: </p><ul><li>the principles of animal welfare </li><li></li><li> permitting of animals and poultry on property that is not zoned as agricultural, </li><li> responsibilities of pet owners, animal keepers and residents in relation to the keeping of large (e.g. horse, mule, cattle) and small (e.g. pig, sheep, goat) animals, </li><li> responsibilities of pet owners, animal keepers and residents in relation to the keeping of bees, </li><li> nuisances and complaints that involve animals, and </li><li>partnerships between City officials, pet owners, animal keepers, residents and animal welfare organisations and associations. </li> </ul> <p>In addition, this policy will reinforce the City’s existing and future animal-related by-laws. </p><p>Notice is given in accordance with section 17 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, Act 32 of 2000, that you can submit comments in respect of the revised policy. </p><h4>Access the documents below:</h4><ul><li><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Bylaws%20and%20policies/CCT_Draft_Animal_Keeping_Policy.pdf" target="_blank">Draft revised policy</a></li><li>Policy Summary (<a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Bylaws%20and%20policies/Summary-Draft_Animal_Keeping_Policy_2021_English.pdf" target="_blank">English</a> |<a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Bylaws%20and%20policies/Summary-Draft_Animal_Keeping_Policy_2021_Afrikaans.pdf" target="_blank"> Afrikaans</a>) </li></ul><h4>You can also access the information at:</h4><ul><li> <a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/See-all-city-facilities/our-service-facilities/Libraries">City Libraries</a> </li><li> <a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/Meet-the-City/city-council/subcouncils">Subcouncil offices</a> </li><li>In the document downloads section below ​</li></ul> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Comment period​​​​​​​</h2></span> <p>Comments and objections may be submitted from <strong>17 April – 17 May 2021</strong>.</p> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Submit your comment​​​​​​​</h2></span> <p> Comments may be submitted via the following channels: </p><p> <strong>Online </strong> <br><a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/_layouts/15/WebFeedback.SharePoint/webfeedback.aspx?id=%20577cd431-aebd-4b41-917e-43e4baaf6de8" target="_blank">Submit your comments online</a>. </p><p> <strong>Delivery</strong><br>Deliver your written comments by hand on weekdays (Monday – Friday) between 08:00- 16:00 to the following address: </p><p> <em> <strong>For attention: Leon Wentzel </strong></em> <br> <em>Law Enforcement Department </em> <br> <em>City of Cape Town </em> <br> <em>1st Floor Omniforum Building </em> <br> <em>94 Van Riebeek Street </em> <br> <em>Kuilsriver </em> <br> <em>7590 </em></p><p>Alternatively, you can deliver your written comments to your nearest <a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/Meet-the-City/city-council/subcouncils">Subcouncil Office</a>. </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> <h2 class="sectHeading">Contact us</h2><p>For more information and general enquiries contact:</p><h4>Leon Wentzel</h4><p> <em>Telephone:<br><a>021 444 0231</a><br><br> Email:<br><a href="mailto:animalkeeping.policy@capetown.gov.za">animalkeeping.policy@capetown.gov.za</a> </em></p><h4>Public Participation Unit</h4><h4>Anathi Dywili</h4><p> <em>Telephone:<br><a>021 400 9825</a><br><br>Email:<br><a href="mailto:anathi.dywili@capetown.gov.za">anathi.dywili@capetown.gov.za</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-bc29-296828216c9317 April – 17 May 20210

 

 

Draft Amended Animal Keeping Policy643153GP0|#9bb752ec-b6b7-49ec-a0a4-4948ab7da4b7;L0|#09bb752ec-b6b7-49ec-a0a4-4948ab7da4b7|Draft policy;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#2d2209ac-5bcc-4d2a-9da9-05fb21c94ea1;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2021-04-17T10:00:00Z
Draft Animal Keeping Policy Amendment Summary (Afrikaans)185572GP0|#c653900e-842d-418d-8af4-48c669c094c3;L0|#0c653900e-842d-418d-8af4-48c669c094c3|Policy summary;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#2d2209ac-5bcc-4d2a-9da9-05fb21c94ea1;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2021-04-16T22:00:00Z
Draft Animal Keeping Policy Amendment Summary (English)186417GP0|#c653900e-842d-418d-8af4-48c669c094c3;L0|#0c653900e-842d-418d-8af4-48c669c094c3|Policy summary;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#2d2209ac-5bcc-4d2a-9da9-05fb21c94ea1;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2021-04-17T10:00:00Z

 

 

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