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By-laws cover various local government issues such as public roads and miscellaneous, parking grounds, public open spaces, street trading, public health, cemeteries and crematoria, emergency services, culture and recreation services, and encroachment on property.
 


  

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Calls for comment

The City is planning to amend the Public Road and Miscellaneous by-laws to provide for new parking  meters.. Anyone who wishes to comment on these changes is welcome to do so. A copy of the changes can be seen here.

The City is planning to amend the Public Road and Miscellaneous by-laws. Anyone who wishes to comment on these changes is welcome to do so. A copy of the draft by-law can be seen here. Code of practice.

The City has published proposed by-laws for Outdoor Advertising. The by-laws can be viewed here [PDF, 154kb].

The City is planning to amend the Street Trader by-laws. Anyone who wishes to comment on these changes [PDF, 75kb] is welcome to do so. A copy of the draft by-law can be seen here [PDF, 122kb].

Draft by-laws

Draft revised Rates Policy and By-laws for 2009/10
The City has revised its Rates Policy and by-laws, in accordance with the Municipal Property Rates Act, 2004 (MPRA) which requires the City to review its policy and by-laws on an annual basis.

The City has published by-laws relating to Library and Information Services.
* Draft by-laws [PDF, 208kb]
* Annexure B [PDF, 24kb].

The City has published proposed by-laws for Property Rates. The by-laws can be viewed here [PDF, 889kb].

The City has published proposed by-laws for the Air Pollution Control. The by-laws can be viewed here [PDF, 103kb].

The City has published proposed by-laws for the Safe Guarding of Swimming Pools. The by-laws can be viewed here [PDF, 74kb].

The City has published proposed by-laws for the Stormwater Management.
* Draft by-laws
* Annexure A

The City has published proposed by-laws on the rights of way for electronic communications facilities. The by-laws can be viewed here [PDF, 28kb].

HE by-laws are divided into separate sections by theme. They are available to open in Adobe Acrobat format.

To download Acrobat reader, click here.



Outdoor advertising by-laws

The City Manager ofthe City ofJohannesburg Metropolitan Municipality hereby in terms ofsection 13(a) ofthe Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, 32 of2000, read with section 162(2) ofthe Constitution, 1996, publishes the Outdoor Advertising By-laws for the City ofJohannesburg Metropolitan Municipality as approved by its Council which will come into operation on the date ofpromUlgation of this notice.
 



Acrobat version [875kb]
Application procedure for advertisements on blimps[43kb]
Application for advertisements on Banners, flags and similar objects[72kb]
Application procedure for advertising signs - 2010 logo[59kb]
Application procedure for Cell mast - 2010 logo[38kb]
Application procedure for developmnet boards - 2010 logo[52kb]
Application procedure for painted and mural signs[41kb]
Engineers letter[30kb]
Section 26: Transit Advertising[76kb]
 



Informal trading by-laws

2010 FIFA World Cup
The City Of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality was included as one of the identified Host Cities in the Bid and by virtue of such inclusion in the Bid has agreed to be a candidate for selection by the LOC and FIFA as one of the host cities in which Matches will be staged
Acrobat version [1Mb]
2010 Trading By-laws [606Kb]
 




Animals

The protection of wild animals and birds

      • Published under notice 1335 in the Provincial Gazette Extraordinary dated 10 April 2006:
        Acrobat version [28kb]

Dogs and cats
Published under notice 1334 in the Provincial Gazette Extraordinary dated 10 April 2006:
Acrobat version [73kb]




Cemeteries and Crematoria

(disposal of bodies; coffins and graves; funerals; re-opening of graves and exhumations; care of graves; memorials and inscriptions; cremations and memorial work in crematoria; indigent persons, prohibited acts)

Acrobat version [335kb]

Credit Control and Debt Collection
Rights and obligations of ratepayers who are consumers of council services including water and electricity, waste collection, etc. For more details, contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it at the Department of Revenue.
Policy document:
By-law [913kb]
Policy [202kb]