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The City of Cape Town is in the process of finalising its draft market policy.

The draft market policy aims to provide a distinction between what constitutes a market and what constitutes an event, as well as to provide a current and consistent process for market management.

In terms of section 17 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, Act 32 of 2000, the public and interested parties or groups are given the opportunity to submit comments, input or recommendations on the draft market policy to the municipality from 1 February 2016 to 1 March 2016.
Comments, input or recommendations can be submitted by:
•  Fax: 021 444 9846
•  E-mail:
•  Tel.: 021 444 9045
•  Written submission: PO Box 298 Cape Town 8000
•  Online:
•  Hand: Subcouncil offices

The City’s public participation unit will assist people who cannot read or write, people living with disabilities and people from disadvantaged groups who are unable to submit written comments to have their comments, input and recommendations recorded and submitted to the City.

Contact the following persons:
For general public participation:  Nathan Fisher on 021 400 1450 or
For disadvantaged groups:  Zandile Mahlasela on 021 400 5501 or

View the Draft Policy for Markets.

View the Market Policy Summary.

Direct enquiries to:

Thembinkosi Siganda : 021 417 4041 or

Michelle Joja : 021 444 9045 or