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Participate in the upcoming review of the City’s Informal Trading By-law<span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​About</h2></span> <p>The City’s <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Bylaws%20and%20policies/Informal%20Trading%20By-law.pdf" target="_blank">Informal Trading By-law</a> was first promulgated on 20 November 2009, and reviewed on 6 December 2013. </p><p>We intend to review the By-law again, and we would like to include you in the review process. It is currently an opportune time for a review, given, among other things: </p><ul><li>the excellent work that has been done in the country with regard to the informal economy, and </li><li> the realities and lessons we have learnt during the Covid-19 pandemic. </li></ul><p>All of the comments and suggestions we receive will be evaluated and a review report will be compiled and submitted to Council. Council will then make a recommendation on which comments and suggestions we will formally include in the process going forward. </p><p> Once a draft amendment by-law has been prepared, you will have an opportunity to provide further comments or suggestions. </p><p>In terms of section 17 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, Act 32 of 2000, you are invited to submit comments or suggestions to the municipality. </p><p>Access the current <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Bylaws%20and%20policies/Informal%20Trading%20By-law.pdf" target="_blank">Informal Trading By-law (2009)</a> and <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Bylaws%20and%20policies/Informal%20Trading%20Amendment%20By-law%202013.pdf" target="_blank">amendments (2013)</a>. </p><h4>You can also access the information at: </h4><ul><li> <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/See-all-city-facilities/our-service-facilities/Libraries">City Libraries</a> </li><li> <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/Meet-the-City/city-council/subcouncils">Subcouncil offices</a> </li><li>Your nearest Area Economic Development Office (see table below) </li><li>In the document downloads section below </li></ul> <span> <table style="width:567px;"> <caption>​<strong>Area Economic Development (AED) Offices</strong></caption> <thead><tr><th>Area</th><th style="width:187px;">Contact number</th><th>Physical address</th></tr></thead><tbody><tr><td>Central</td><td style="width:187px;"><a>021 400 3131</a> <br>(option 6)</td><td>Goodwood Admin Building, Corner of Voortrekker Road and De Villiers Street, Goodwood </td></tr><tr><td>East</td><td style="width:187px;"><a>021 417 4071</a></td><td>2 Ntaba street, Khayelitsha, Stock and Stocks Building</td></tr><tr><td>North</td><td style="width:187px;"><a>021 400 5379</a></td><td>44 Wale Street,1st floor, Cape Town</td></tr><tr><td rowspan="1">​South</td><td rowspan="1" style="width:187px;"><a>​021 400 2325</a></td><td rowspan="1">​Ground Floor, Plumstead Municipal Offices, 3 Victoria Road, Plumstead</td></tr></tbody></table> ​​​</span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Comment period</h2><p>Comments and objections may be submitted from<strong> 13 March 2021 - 30 April 2021</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=%2042b594eb-df52-4d60-ac38-4075296a498c" target="_blank">Submit your comments online</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 enquires, contact:</p><h4>Timothy Apples</h4><p> <em>Email: <br> <a href="mailto:inftradbylawreview@capetown.gov.za">inftradbylawreview@capetown.gov.za</a> </em></p><h4>Public Participation Unit</h4><h4>Anathi Dywili</h4><p> <em>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-bc29-296828216c9313 March - 30 April 2021.0

 

 

 

 

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