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Andries
Not fully
Obligations on property owners
Linda
Not fully
Obligations on property owners
Section 10 is a major concern. Basically this section says that if for instance, an apartment block has some open space that The City demarcated as 'land where informal trading is permitted', the owner (a.k.a. the body corporate) is responsible to provide 'sufficient services' (which I'm guessing could include ablution facilities etc. which is a considerable cost) at the owner's cost (a.k.a. the body corporate). Not to mention that they might require access to the apartment block to access these services? How is this reasonable? NO, I do not agree with it. I do not agree that spaces in private property may be demarcated for informal trading. The owner of a property should have full right to allow or deny any form of trading on their property and The City should NOT be able to overrule this in any way.
Section 10 also amplifies my concern with Section 6 : Section 6 must include provision for The City to respond to the objections raised in the public meetings so as to report how they will approach to address these objections. Many times interested or affected parties raise concerns in public meetings, expecting some feedback. Often, some time after the public meeting these interested & affected parties just see the plans going ahead without report on their concerns or objections raised or what will be dome in that regard. What is the purpose of the public meeting then if the concerns of the citizens are simply overruled?

I don't understand the definition in section 2.3 for "black person" is a generic term..... which includes Africans, Coloureds, Indians and South African Chinese persons; practically all people except white people. This definition makes no sense. And the use of this definition in section 2.10 "historically disadvantaged individual" makes it even more obscured. Just write it like it is and don't obscure the meanings.

Other than what I wrote above, I would love to see that 'informal trading' benefit all peoples of our nation, and I think I like this initiative by The City of Cape Town.
Please apply it for good and not for evil.
Henk
No I do not
Obligations on property owners
It is wrong for the municipality to randomly designate privately owned land for whatever purposes they see fit. This is a violation of our inalienable human rights to own private property.
Carol
Yes I do
Waste removal, cleansing and hygiene
Angela
Yes I do
Waste removal, cleansing and hygiene
Informal trading is a way of unemployed people putting food on their table, and after Covid 19, many people lost their jobs, so this way they can at least feel they are helping their families.
Wendy
Yes I do
Types of informal trading
The level of informal trading at suburban taxi ranks by bin diggers selling their wares has become beyond acceptable and needs drastic action. Goods need to be confiscated during raids on these traders. They are on boundary walls of residents urinating and littering, the noise levels are high and they bring a criminal element which I know through working with the vagrants in our area
Moyosoore
Not fully
Permits
DJ
No I do not
Waste removal, cleansing and hygiene
Sandy
No I do not
Waste removal, cleansing and hygiene
No follow through is ever done, no due care taken to ensure planning is strictly adhered to. The result... complete chaos, as proved time and time again.
Sihle
Yes I do
Waste removal, cleansing and hygiene