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Request an environmental health inspection<span><span> <h2 class="sectHeading">Business compliance in Cape Town ​​​​​</h2></span> <p>You will need to meet specific environmental health compliances if you plan on conducting any of the following business in Cape Town.</p> <p> <strong>1. </strong>Health and entertainment businesses that:</p> <ul><li>provide turkish baths, saunas and other types of baths;</li><li>provide massage and/or infrared treatment;</li><li>make the services of an escort available;</li><li>keep three or more mechanical, electronic or electrical devices (coin operated gaming appliances);</li><li>keep three or more snooker or billiard tables;</li><li>keep or conduct a night-club or discotheque;</li><li>keep or conduct a cinema or theatre; or</li><li>operate an adult premises in terms of section 24 of the films and publications act, 1996.</li></ul> <p> <strong>2. </strong><a href="">Businesses that manufacture, prepare, store, transport or sell any food item intended for human consumption</a>.</p> <p> <strong>3. </strong><a href="">Childcare facilities</a>, including a crèche, ECD centre or day-mother service, or care centres for the aged.</p> <p> <strong>4. </strong><a href="">Funeral undertakers premises</a>.</p> <p> <strong>5. </strong><a href="">Kennels or catteries or premises keeping more animals than legislation permits</a>.</p> <p>If you would like to ensure that you have met all compliance requirements, you can request an environmental health inspection using the guide below.</p> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​How to request an inspection</h2>​​</span> <p>If you would like to conduct an environmental health inspection on your business property, please contact the <a href="">Environmental Health Department</a> and arrange an inspection with the <a href="" target="_blank">health officials in your area</a>. <br></p> <span> <div class="lrg-icon-content bordered"><div class="lrg-icon lrg-check"><p> <b>Please ensure you include in your request:</b></p><ul><li>the exact location of the premises requiring inspection, including erf number;</li><li>if possible, a list of compliances already met; and</li><li>a list of times when the inspection could take place.</li></ul></div></div>​​​​​​</span> <p>Once your premises has been inspected, you will either be compliant or be served with a notice of the requirements and approvals needed to become compliant, which you will be required to action. </p> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​Contact us​​​​​</h2>​​</span><span> <div class="contact"><h4>​Environmental Health Department</h4><address><ul><li>Telephone: <br> <a>021 400 2103</a></li><li>E-mail: <br> <a href=""></a></li><li>For questions and queries, contact the <a href="">Environmental Health Department</a>.</li></ul></address></div></span>GP0|#38fe7325-8def-4f96-b4d4-26e50531954d;L0|#038fe7325-8def-4f96-b4d4-26e50531954d|Request an inspection;GTSet|#a7cfb90d-44ad-4426-98ce-565f79932396;GPP|#3b0e4968-c5c4-4fd4-911a-3e031032e035You can request an environmental health inspection from the City Health Directorate.0





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