INFORMAL TRADING PERMITS/LICENCES
What is the Informal Trading Policy?The informal trading policy is a management framework adopted by Council that gives effect to the Informal Trading By-law. The policy governs the procedures that deals with the issuing permits, regulated trading spaces, and roles and responsibilities of the various role players involved in the management of informal traders in Drakenstein
Who can I talk to if I want to apply for a permit?Informal trading permits are issues by the Local Economic Development Section and the contact person is Mr. Ntobeko Vacu at 021 807 4740 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
What does the application process entail? How long does it take?
How many designated Informal Trading Areas do we have available?
Currently, the following areas has been declared informal trading areas in terms of the Business Act 1 of 1996:
Does one pay for an informal trading permit?No. There is cost to an informal trading permit at the moment. Council is in the process of developing a tariff structure for the future.
How long is it valid for?Informal trading permits is valid for one year.
Where can I download an application form?www.drakenstein.gov.za/businesslicences/informaltrading or you can collect an application form at our Wellington offices at 100 Pentz Street, Wellington.
During what hours can I apply for a permit? Official are available to assist from 07h45 to 12h45 and from 13h45 to 17h00 from Mondays to Thursdays and on Fridays from 07h45 to 12h45 and from 13h45 to 15h45.
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