UNLAWFUL CLOSURE, OBSTRUCTION, ENCROACHMENT, PLANTING, OR DOING ANY UNAUTHORISED WORK WITHIN THE ROAD RESERVE.
Bulawayo City Council wishes to raise public awareness that under Part VIII of the Roads Act [Chapter 13:18], section 46 and 47, without the consent of the Local Authority, it is an offence to:
Particular attention should be taken to ensure compliance with these obligations. The road reserve (i.e. area between property boundaries) is NOT to be blocked or restricted in any way that may cause a hazard or potential hazard to road users, or to obstruct or interfere with the safe use of the road. (e.g. placing of stones, rubble, building material, parking of disused vehicles and construction of any structure).
Bulawayo City Council may serve a Notice under the Roads Act [Chapter 13:18] and/or the Environmental Management Act [Chapter 20:27] on the owners, occupiers or users of any land who do not comply with these requirements.
It is an offence not to comply with such a Notice, or with any Planning Enforcement Notice, which if pursued through the courts may result in prosecutions and fines.
Residents are also advised that these obligations are for public safety reasons and should be adhered to at all times
ADVERT NO: 8983
23rd, 25th and 27th August
C. DUBE TOWN CLERK