CALL TO APPLY FOR AN INFORMAL TRADING PERMIT
NOTICE TO ALL ENTREPRENEURS / INFORMAL TRADERS IN THE CITY OF GEORGE
TO APPLY FOR AN INFORMAL TRADING STAND FOR A PERIOD OF ONE YEAR.
The George Municipality acknowledges the relevance and contribution of informal trading to
the socio- economic growth of the area. The informal trading sector provides a means of
generating local business opportunities for people and bringing income and job opportunities
into the communities.
To this effect, the George Municipality hereby invites residents of George to apply for an
informal trading opportunity through a fair, equal and transparent process.
Trading stands are available at the following allocated areas:
York Street (4 stands)
Van der Stel Square
St Mark Square
The following criteria will apply:
Certified copy of ID;
Proof of residence;
a Certificate of Acceptability (COA) for selling of any foodstuffs or beverages;
only one permit will be issued per household / family;
the trader must personally trade on the allocated site; and
no food preparation will be allowed at stalls.
Application forms can be obtained from the George Municipal Website and the Economic
Development Office in Industrial Road.
Follow this link https://www.george.gov.za/george-doc-categories/public-notices/application-
Completed applications must be placed in the Tender box at the George Municipality on the
First Floor, Directorate: Financial Services, Supply Chain Management, York street, George
by no later than 12h00 on Friday 24 June 2022. Late applications will not be considered.
For enquiries and further information please contact Amy Kearns at the Worker
Collection Point Office, Industrial Road on 044 801 9173 or email