Illegal posters: PMB city council makes good on promise iof tough action

2010-10-25 00:00

THE Msunduzi Municipality is making good on its promise to come down hard on those responsible for illegal banners, posters and pamphlets.

Speaking at a recent sitting of the executive committee, licensing and enforcement manager Zwe Sithole gave the following statistics from August 1 to date:

• R14 500 income from prosecutions

• R14 272, 07 income from applications

• six prosecutions

• 973 displayed posters

• 74 illegal posters removed and

• 15 posters applied for

Sithole said they also managed to rake in an additional R5 388 from banner applications and 11 illegal banners were removed from the 27 banners applied for and displayed.

Sithole said their operational plan will see to it that this unregulated practice comes to an end.

Launched on October 4, the operation starts at 8 am to 12.30 pm from Monday to Friday and each inspector is allocated a certain section to monitor in the CBD.

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