2015-05-19 06:00

“The City’s social development department has a dedicated fieldworker in every area and is also willing to assist street people in need,” she says.

Residents can call the City’s street people call centre on 0800 872 201. They will then receive a reference number for tracking and feedback.

Any bylaw violations or criminal activity must be reported to the police or the City’s law enforcement agencies on 021 596 1999.

Ernest Sonnenberg, mayoral committee member for utility services, further says that the City cleans this parking area in Wynberg daily.

“A number of street people make use of this area, dropping litter. For that reason it is nearly impossible to keep up with the cleaning – littering resumes immediately after our staff have completed their cleaning and have left the area,” he says.

Sonnenberg adds that this site is already listed as one of the illegal dumping hotspots in the city.

“True progress cannot be made as long as people continue littering and dumping illegally,” he adds

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