Public Notices

Notice 07-2021 Restriction of access by-law notice




The City of Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality hereby gives notice that a draft by-law to be known as

the City of Ekurhuleni Restriction of Access by-law, 2021 has been prepared by it.

The City of Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality hereby calls upon the members of the public, affected

departments and organs of state in the three spheres of government and all other stakeholders to

participate in the process of drafting the Restriction of Access by-law.

The by-law is enabled by section 156 (2) of the Constitution which gives Municipalities executive authority in respect of, and the right to administer by-laws for the effective administration of the matters which it has the right to administer.  Part B of Schedule 5 the Constitution outlines public spaces as a responsibility of the municipality.

The by-law is necessary and will enable the City to regulate the restriction of access to public places to ensure that the right to equality, freedom of movement, dignity and safety and security is balanced through planning procedures and various other security measures

The objective of the by-law is to:

  • provide procedures, processes and systems necessary to facilitate and regulate restriction of access applications and renewal applications;
  • to provide for appropriate measures to ensure that restrictions of access does not result in discriminating actions nor infringements on the rights of individuals;
  • to provide for penalties associated with non-compliance; and to provide for matters connected thereto.

Commenting period:

From 17 May to 18 June 2021

The draft Restriction of Access by-law will lie for inspection during normal office hours at the following municipal offices or by obtaining an electronic copy from the official website address for the Municipality: and


a) The offices of the Area Manager: City Planning at the following Customer Care Centres:

Alberton: 11th Floor, Alberton Civic Centre, Alwyn Taljaard Street, new Redruth, Alberton

Benoni: 6th Floor, Benoni Civic Centre, Treasury building, Elston Avenue, Benoni

Boksburg: 3rd Floor, Boksburg Civic Centre, cnr Trichards Road and Commissioned Street, Boksburg

Brakpan: E-Block (Room E212), Brakpan Civic Centre, cnr Ellior Road and Escombe Avenue, Brakpan

Edenvale: 1st Floor, Edenvale Civic Centre, cnr Van Riebeeck Avenue and Hendrik Potgieter Street, Edenvale

Germiston: 175 Meyer Street, cnr Meyer – and Library Streets, United House Building, 1st Floor,


Kempton Park: 5th Floor, Main Building, Kempton Park Civic Centre, cnr CR Swart and Pretoria Road, Kempton Park

Nigel: Ground Floor, City Planning Reception, Engineers Building, cnr Eeufees and Hendrik Verwoerd Streets, Nigel

Springs: 4th Floor, F-Block, Springs Civic Centre, cnr Plantation and Main Reef Roads, Springs

b) The following Libraries:

Bedfordview Library, Birchleigh Library, Birchleigh North Library, Bonaero Park Library,

Edenvale Library, Kempton Park Library, Olifantsfontein Library, Phomolong Library,

Primrose Library, Tembisa Library, Tembisa West Library, Winnie Mandela Library, Alberton

Library, Boksburg Library, Bracken Library, Dinwiddie Library, Edenpark Library, Elsburg

Library, Germiston Library, Isaac Mokoena Library, Katlehong Library, Leondale Library,

Palm Ridge Library, Reiger Park Library, Spruitview Library, Thokhoza Library, Vosloorus

Library, Zonkizizwe Library, Actonville Library, Alra Park Library, Bakerton Library, Benoni

Library, Brakpan Library, Daveyton Library, Duduza Library, Dunnotter Library, Geluksdal

Library, H P Mokoka Library, Jerry Moloi Library, Kwa-Thema Library, Nigel Library,

Springs Library, Tsakane Library, Wattville Library; and

Written comments and representations can be lodged with or made in writing to: and . Alternatively, they can be posted to the City Planning Department at

P.O. Box 13, Kempton Park, 1620 of Hand delivered to City Planning Offices (Customer Care Areas) or

City Planning Corporate Office at Markham Building, cnr Kempton Road and Margaret Street, Kempton Park

Enquiries: Ms Susan Dowd (011) 999 5266

Dr. I Mashazi, City Manager, City of Ekurhuleni, 2nd Floor, Head Office Building, corner Cross and

Rose Streets, Private Bag X1069, Germiston, 1400

17 May 2021

Notice No 07-2021