PUBLIC NOTICE: PROHIBITED CONDUCT ON STREET TRADING
It has come to the attention of the George Municipality that incidents of illegal trading on the street(s) are surfacing in parts of George. In terms of section 7(1)(r-s)of the Street Trading By-law a street trader may not trade from door-to-door in any business centre as indicated in the municipality’s zoning scheme; and may not cause a nuisance by insisting, begging or intimidating any person to purchase goods.
The Municipality requests residents to contact the Law Enforcement Offices at 044 801 6350/89 or after hours at 044 801 6300, should they be approached by traders. Residents/public are also cautioned not to buy or sell to anyone approaching them, either in the streets or at their place of Residence.
A person who contravenes a provision of the above-mentioned section commits an offence and would therefore have their goods confiscated and pay a fine.
For reporting contraventions of the By-Law on Street Trading please contact the Community Services Department at 044 801 6350.
Issued by George Municipality