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Comment on the City’s draft Animal Keeping By-law<span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​About​​​​​​​</h2></span> <p>The by-law relates to, 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>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 draft by-law. </p><h4>Access the documents below:</h4><ul><li> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Bylaws%20and%20policies/Draft_Animal_Keeping_By-law_2021.pdf" target="_blank">Draft Animal Keeping By-law</a></li><li> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Bylaws%20and%20policies/PROPOSED_ANIMAL_KEEPING_BY-LAW_SUMMARY.pdf" target="_blank">By-law Summary</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>2 July – 2 August 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=%20948e4619-957b-4eb5-9d72-f323cc8e90de" target="_blank">Submit your comments online</a>. </p><p> <strong>Delivery </strong> <br>Deliver your written comments by hand on weekdays, between 08:00 - 16:00, to your nearest <a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/Meet-the-City/city-council/subcouncils">subcouncil office</a>. </p><p> <strong>Post</strong><br>Post your written comments to:</p><p> <strong><em>For attention: Leon Wentzel </em></strong> <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> <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 </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><h2 class="sectHeading">Contact us</h2><p>For more information and general enquiries about the by-law, contact:</p><h4>Leon Wentzel</h4><p> <em>Telephone:<br><a>021 444 0231</a><br><br> Email:<br><a href="mailto:Animal.Bylaw@capetown.gov.za">animal.bylaw@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-bc29-296828216c932 July – 2 August 20210

 

 

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