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Prevention of Nuisances By-law, 2003
- Published in Western Cape Provincial Gazette no. 6025 on 30 May 2003
- Commenced on 30 May 2003
- [This is the version of this document from 30 May 2003 and includes any amendments published up to 3 February 2023.]
1. Definitions"Council" means the Municipal Council of Kannaland and includes any employee of the Council exercising powers or performing duties or functions delegated to him by the Council;"erf" means any land, whether vacant, occupied or with buildings thereon;"municipal area" means the municipal area of Kannaland;"objectionable material" means garden litter, rubbish, waste material, rubble, scrap metal, disused machinery, motor cars or other vehicles, as well as the disused parts thereof, refuse from any building operations, or any refuse capable of being dumped on any land or premises, including new or used building material not necessarily required in connection with bona fide building operations actually in progres on any land, and includes any solid, liquid or gas which is or may become offensive or dangerous or injurious to health or materially interferes with the ordinary comfort or convenience of the public, and"public nuisance", "public place" and "street" bear the meanings assigned thereto in section 2 of the Municipal Ordinance, 1974 (Ordinance 20 of 1974).
2.Notwithstanding the provisions of any other by-law, no person shall—
4.Every person engaged in building operations, road construction or construction work of any nature shall, when required to do so, provide adequate sanitary facilities for himself and his employees to the satisfaction of and in accordance with any requirements specified by the Council.
6.The owner of every premises shall paint, colour-wash or otherwise cover or renovate any building or structure or part thereof when so requested by the Council.
7.Any person contravening any provision of the foregoing sections or failing to carry out any order lawfully given thereunder shall be guilty of an offence and upon conviction be liable to a fine not exceeding R200 or imprisonment for a period not exceeding six months, or to both such fine and such imprisonment, and, in the case of a continuing offence, to an additional fine of R5 or an additional period of imprisonment of five days, or to both such fine and such imprisonment for each day on which such offence is continued after a period of 14 days has elapsed after written notice requiring such person to discontinue such offence has been served by the Council on such person.
History of this By-law
30 May 2003 this versionPublished in Western Cape Provincial Gazette no. 6025By-law commences.