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Comment on the draft Operating Licences Plan (OLP) 2023 - 2028<span> <h2 class="sectHeading">About​​​​​​​</h2></span> <h4>What is an OLP?</h4><p>The Operating Licence Plan (OLP) forms part of a Public Transport Plan (PTP), and guides the awarding of operating licences by the relevant planning authority. It is a document that is informed by the Operating Licence Administration System (OLAS) as managed by the regulatory entity.<br></p><h4>What is the purpose of an OLP?<br></h4><p>Operating licences are required for all public transport service vehicles whether they are contracted or non-contracted services (e.g. Buses, taxis, minibus taxis). Applications for operating licences are referred to the relevant planning authority for the area where the services are being applied for and will operate.<br></p><p>In term of the <a href="https://gazettes.africa/archive/za/2016/za-government-gazette-dated-2016-07-29-no-40174.pdf" target="_blank">Minimum Requirements for the Preparation of Integrated Transport Plans (Gazette no. 40174, 29 July 2016)<i class="icon link-external"></i></a>, an OLP must provide clear guidance for the planning authority responsible, regarding which operating licence applications they should recommend or reject.</p><h4>The City, as planning authority will - through its Urban Mobility Directorate - use the OLP to set out: <br></h4><ul><li>How it will assess public transport operating licence applications; and</li><li>Which applications would be recommended for operating licences. </li></ul><p>The approved OLP will guide the issuing of operating licences to public transport service providers in Cape Town for the next five years, through implementable and evidence-based planning proposals.</p><p>In terms of Section 17 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, Act 32 of 2000, you can submit comments to the municipality in respect of the draft OLP.</p><h4>Access the documents:<br></h4><ul><li><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20strategies%2c%20plans%20and%20frameworks/Draft_Operating_Licences_Plan_2023-28.pdf" target="_blank">Draft operating licences plan (OLP) 2023 – 2028</a> </li><li>Executive Summary (<a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20strategies%2c%20plans%20and%20frameworks/Draft_OLP_Executive_Summary_English.pdf" target="_blank">English</a> | <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20strategies%2c%20plans%20and%20frameworks/Draft_OLP_Executive_Summary_Afrikaans.pdf" target="_blank">Afrikaans</a> | <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20strategies%2c%20plans%20and%20frameworks/Draft_OLP_Executive_Summary_isiXhosa.pdf" target="_blank">isiXhosa</a>)</li></ul><p>You can also access the documents at:</p><ul><li> <a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/See-all-city-facilities/our-service-facilities/Libraries">City Libraries</a> <br></li><li> <a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/Meet-the-City/City-Council/Find-your-councillor-ward-or-subcouncil">Subcouncil offices</a> </li><li>In the document downloads section below</li></ul><h2 class="sectHeading">Comment period<br></h2><p>Submit your comments from <strong>15 August</strong><strong> – 31 October 2022</strong>.</p><h2 class="sectHeading">Submit your comment</h2><p>Comments, inputs or recommendations 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=%200dc47e1a-cb01-4ca8-bff6-5ac5c9b0cfab" target="_blank">Submit your comments online</a>.</p><p> <strong>Post</strong><br>Post your written comments to: </p><p> <em>City of Cape Town </em> <br> <em>Public Transport Office </em> <br> <em>Second floor, Civic Centre (opposite the Tower Block lifts) </em> <br> <em>Cape Town</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.<br></p></div></div></span> <h4>Zandile Mahlasela</h4><p> <em>Telephone:<br><a>021 400 5501</a><br><br>Email:<br><a href="mailto:zandile.mahlasela@capetown.gov.za">zandile.mahlasela@capetown.gov.za</a></em></p><h2 class="sectHeading">Contact us</h2><p>For more information and general enquiries, contact:</p><h4>Yunus Petersen</h4><p> <em>Telephone:<br><a>082 837 6199</a><br><br>Email:<br><a href="mailto:yunus.petersen@capetown.gov.za">yunus.petersen@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-bc29-296828216c9315 August – 31 October 20220

 

 

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Draft Operating Licences Plan 2023 - 2028: Executive Summary (isiXhosa)489424GP0|#77ed9e13-fe40-4cff-a50b-e31d4851c4d9;L0|#077ed9e13-fe40-4cff-a50b-e31d4851c4d9|Draft plan;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#4a698fa1-48a1-4def-afa7-749a0e063169;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2022-08-15T10:00:00Z

 

 

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