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Alphabetical list of by-laws

By-laws A - F
A
Abattoir By-laws
Accommodation Establishments By-laws
Administration and Management of Indigent Support By-laws
Adoption of By-laws
Adoption of By-laws and Tariffs
Adoption of By-laws relating to Posters
Adoption of Financial By-laws
Advertising By-laws
Advertising Signs By-laws
Advertising Signs and Hoardings By-laws
Advertising Signs and the Disfigurement of the Front or Frontages of Streets
Aerial Systems By-laws
Aerodrome By-laws
Air Pollution Control By-laws
Air Quality Management By-laws
Animal Pound By-laws
Appointment of Registering a Authority By-laws
Approved Credit Control and Debt Collection By-laws
Approved Tariff By-laws to Give Effect to Tariff Policy
Assistance to the Poor/Indigent By-laws
B
Barbers, Hairdressers and Beauticians By-laws
Beach and Bathing By-laws
Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses and Guest House Facilities By-laws
Billboards and Advertising By-laws
Billboards and the Display of Advertisements By-law
Boarding Houses and/or Guest Houses By-laws
Budget Approval Process By-laws
Buildings Control By-laws
Building Regulations By-laws
Building/Structures By-laws
Butcheries By-laws
Bursary Fund By-laws
Businesses run from Residential Sites By-laws
By-laws relating to Municipal Cemeteries 
C
Cafes, Restaurants and Eating houses By-laws
Camping By-laws
Camping on Private Land By-laws
Caravan By-laws
Caravans and Mobile Homes By-laws
Carrying on of the Business of Street Vendor, Pedlar or Hawker By-laws
Cemetery By-laws
Cemeteries and Funeral Undertakers By-laws
Cemeteries and Crematorias By-laws
Child-Care By-laws
Child-Care Facilities By-laws
Child-Care Services By-law
Civic Honours By-laws
Civic Symbols, Honours and Related Matters By-laws
Civil Contingencies By-law
Closets and Urinals By-laws
Closing and Control of Streets By-laws
Commonage By-laws
Community Fire Safety By-laws
Consolidated Building Regulations By-laws
Control and Discharge of Fireworks By-laws
Control and Letting of Library Auditoriums and Group Activity Halls By-laws
Control and Regulations of the Khutsong Sports and Recreational Facilities By-laws
Control and Removal of Refuse By-laws
Control of Boating, Craft in Tidal Lagoons, Rivers, Watercourses
Control of Boats By-laws 
Control of Car Guards By-laws
Control of Collections
Control of Disposal Sites By-laws
Control of Guards By-laws
Control of the Handling of Fire Extinguishing
Control of outdoor Advertising By-laws
Control of Public Nuisances By-laws
Control of Public Recreational Facilities By-laws
Control of Public Vehicles and their Drivers
Control of Refuse Disposal Sites By-laws
Control of Signs By-law
Control of Street Projections By-law
Control of Street Vendors, Peddlers or Hawkers By-laws
Control of Undertakings That Sell Liquor to the Public By-laws
Control Over Buildings By-laws
Conversion of Ntinga or Tambo Development Agency (Section 21 Company) Into a Service Utility By-laws 
Council Standing Orders By-law
Creches, Pre-school Institution and Nursery Schools By-laws
Credit Control By-law
Credit Control and Debt Collection By-laws
Credit Control, Debt Collection and Customer Care By-laws
Credit Management By-laws
Culture and Recreation By-law
Customer Care & Revenue Management By-lawControl of Boats By-laws 
Control of Car Guards By-laws
Control of Collections
Control of Disposal Sites By-laws 
Control of Guards By-laws
Control of the Handling of Fire Extinguishing
Control of outdoor Advertising By-laws
Control of Public Nuisances By-laws
Control of Public Recreational Facilities By-laws
Control of Public Vehicles and their Drivers
Control of Refuse Disposal Sites By-laws
Control of Signs By-law
Control of Street Projections By-law
Control of Street Vendors, Peddlers or Hawkers By-laws
Control of Undertakings That Sell Liquor to the Public By-laws
Control Over Buildings By-laws
Conversion of Ntinga or Tambo Development Agency (Section 21 Company) Into a Service Utility By-laws 
Council Standing Orders By-law
Creches, Pre-school Institution and Nursery Schools By-laws
Credit Control By-law
Credit Control and Debt Collection By-laws
Credit Control, Debt Collection and Customer Care By-laws
Credit Management By-laws
Culture and Recreation By-law
Customer Care & Revenue Management By-law
Control of Boats By-laws 
Control of Car Guards By-laws
Control of Collections
Control of Disposal Sites By-laws
Control of Guards By-laws
Control of the Handling of Fire Extinguishing
Control of outdoor Advertising By-laws
Control of Public Nuisances By-laws
Control of Public Recreational Facilities By-laws
Control of Public Vehicles and their Drivers
Control of Refuse Disposal Sites By-laws
Control of Signs By-law
Control of Street Projections By-law
Control of Street Vendors, Peddlers or Hawkers By-laws
Control of Undertakings That Sell Liquor to the Public By-laws
Control Over Buildings By-laws
Conversion of Ntinga or Tambo Development Agency (Section 21 Company) Into a Service Utility By-laws 
Council Standing Orders By-law
Creches, Pre-school Institution and Nursery Schools By-laws
Credit Control By-law
Credit Control and Debt Collection By-laws
Credit Control, Debt Collection and Customer Care By-laws
Credit Management By-laws
Culture and Recreation By-law
Customer Care & Revenue Management By-law
D

Delegation of Powers By-laws
Determination of Matters By lot By-laws
Development Agency By-laws
Disaster Management By-laws
Disaster Management Development Risk Management By-law
Disposal of Contained and/or Infectious Waste By-laws
Disposal of Contaminated and/or Health Care Risk Waste By-laws
Disposal of Human Remains By-laws
Dogs and Cats By-laws
Dog Control By-laws
Dolomite Risk Management By-laws
Domestic Refuse By-laws
Drainage and Sewerage By-laws
Drainage By-laws
Dumping, Littering and Waste Collection By-laws
E
Electricity By-laws
Electricity Supply By-laws
Emergency services by-law
Enacted in terms of the National Building Regulations
Encroachment on Municipal Property By-laws
Encroachment on Property By-laws
Environmental By-laws
Environmental Health By-laws
Environmental Health Services By-laws
Establishment and Control of Recreational Facilities By-laws
Establishment and Control Over Commonages By-laws
Establishment on Municipal Taxi Rank By-laws
Establishment of the Office of the Ombudsman By-laws
Events By-law
F
Fare-bearing Passenger Motor Vehicles By-laws
Fences and Fencing By-laws
Final Indigent By-laws
Final Reviewed Write Off By-laws
Financial By-laws
Fire Brigade and Fire Brigade Services By-laws
Fire-fighting Services By-laws
Fire Prevention By-laws
Fire Safety By-laws
Fireworks and Explosives By-laws 
Fixed Assets By-laws
Flammable Liquids and other Substances By-laws
Food Handling By-laws
Formation of Johannesburg Investment
Fresh Produce Market By-laws
Funeral Parlours, Cemeteries and Crematoria By-laws
Funeral Undertakers By-laws
Furnishing of Information to the Public By-laws
By-laws G - L
G
General and Nuisance By-laws
Governing the Hire of Halls
General Street and Traffic Enforcement By-Law
Green Building Development By-law
H
Hairdressers and Beauticians By-laws
Handheld Parking Meter By-law
Heath By-laws for Childminder Services
Heath By-laws for Homes for the Elderly
Heath By-laws for the Operational and Management of Initiation Schools
Health By-law for Keeping of Animals, Birds and Poultry and to Businesses Involving the Keeping of Animals, Birds, Poultry and Pets
Heritage Resources and Cultural Institutions By-laws
Hire and Use of Community, Arts and Cultural Facilities By-laws
Hire of Public Halls, Rooms and Sportsfields By-laws
Hiring of Municipal Premises and Amenities By-laws
I
Illegal Littering, Dumping and Abandoning of Waste By-laws
Impoundment of Animals By-laws
In Respect of the Control of Temporary Advertisements By-laws
Indigent Management By-laws
Indigent By-laws
Indigent Support By-laws
Industrial Effluent By-laws
Informal Settlements By-laws
Informal Trading By-laws
Integrated Waste Management By-laws
Initiation Schools By-law
K
Keeping of Animals By-laws
Keeping of Animals and Birds but excluding Dogs By-laws
Keeping of Animals, Birds and Poultry and Businesses Involving the Keeping of Animals, Birds, Poultry and or Pets By-laws
Keeping of Animals, Poultry and Bees By-law
Keeping of Bees By-laws
Keeping of Dogs and Other Animals By-laws 
Keeping of Dogs Control By-laws
Keeping of Poultry By-laws
L
Laundries By-law

Law Enforcement By-laws
Learner Transport By-law
Lease of Halls and Conference Facilities By-laws
Lease of Municipal Halls By-laws
Legal Aid to Officials of Local Municipalities Involved in Cases By-laws
Library By-laws
Library Services By-laws
Library and Information Services By-laws
Licensing of and Control Over Dogs By-laws
Liquor By-laws
Live Stock Trading By-laws
Local Tourism By-laws
M

Management and Administration of the Council's Immovable Property By-laws
Management and Control of Informal Settlements By-laws
Manufacture, Storage and Sale of Foodstuffs By-laws
Markets By-laws
Metered Taxi, Minibus, Midibus and Bus By-law
Metered Parking By-laws
Motor Vehicle and Traffic By-laws
Municipal Caravan Parks By-laws
Municipal Commonage By-laws
Municipal Facilities and Public Amenities By-laws
Municipal Fresh Produce Market By-law
Municipal Functions Relating to substances Abuse By-laws
Municipal Health By-laws
Municipal Land Planning By-laws
Municipal Land Use Management By-law
Municipal Land Use Planning By-law
Municipal Libraries By-law
Municipal Library Services By-laws
Municipal Parking Ground By-laws
Municipal Parks By-laws
Municipal Planning By-law
Municipal Property Rates By-laws
Municipal Swimming Pools By-laws
Municipal Tariff By-law
Municipal Taxi Rank By-laws
Museum By-laws
By-laws M - Z

N
Nature Reserve By-laws
Neglected Buildings and Premises By-laws
Noise Abatement and Prevention of Nuisance By-laws
Noise By-laws
Noise Control By-law
Nuisance By-laws
Numbering of Buildings By-laws
O
Offences, Penalties and Appeals By-laws
Ombudsman By-law
Outdoor Advertising and Signage By-laws
Outdoor Advertising By-laws
Outdoor Facilities and Municipal Buildings By-laws
Outdoor Signs (Advertising and Other Signs) By-laws
P
Parking and Parking Meter By-laws
Parking Attendants/Car Attendants By-laws
Parking Grounds, Parking Attendants and Care Watchers By-laws
Parking of Heavy Vehicles and Caravans By-laws
Parks and Open Spaces By-laws Parks for Caravans and Mobile Homes By-laws
Passenger Carrying Busses and Bus Routes By-laws
Passenger Transport By-laws
Passenger Transport Service By-laws
Petitions By-laws
Planting, Pruning, Removal and Treatment of Street Trees By-laws
Police Services By-law
Possession and Discharge of Fireworks By-laws
Posters and Banners By-laws
Pound By-laws
Powers, Priveleges and Immunities By-law
Preparation of Food at Registered Private Kitchens By-laws
Prevention and Suppression of Health Nuisances By-laws
Prevention of Nuisances By-laws
Prevention of Public Nuisances and Keeping of Animals By-laws
Prevention of Public Nuisances By-laws
Prevention of Tampering With Electrical Installations and/or the Improper and/or Unauthorised Use of Such Installations By-laws
Private Swimming Pools and Excavation Safegaurds By-laws
Problem Properties By-laws
Promulgation of By-laws
Promulgation of Street Trading By-laws
Promulgation of Property Rates By-laws
Promulgation of the Rules and Orders By-law
Promulgation of Revenue By-laws
Property Encroachment By-laws
Property Rates By-laws
Property Rates Policy By-laws
Proposed Street Collections By-laws
Protection of Wild Animals and Birds By-law
Public Amenities By-laws
Public Cemeteries By-laws
Public Cemeteries and Funeral Parlours By-laws
Public Health By-laws
Public Health Hazard and Nuisances By-laws
Public Libraries By-laws Public Meetings and Gatherings By-laws
Public Meetings and Gatherings, Processions and the Like By-laws
Public Nuisance By-law
Public Open Spaces By-laws
Public Roads and Miscellaneous By-laws
Public Roads and Municipal Streets By-laws
Public Spaces By-laws
Public Streets By-law
Public Transport By-laws
R
Rates By-laws
Rates Policy By-laws
Rates: Property Tax By-laws
Rates By-law to give effect to Property Rates Policy
Refuse By-laws
Refuse Removal By-laws
Refuse Removal and Littering By-laws
Refuse Removal and Disposal By-laws
Regional Solid Waste Disposal By-laws
Registration and Regulation of Dairies, Cowsheds etc. By-laws
Regulation, Control and Supervision of Hawkers By-laws
Regulation and Control of Parking Attendants By-laws
Regulation of Mini-bus Taxis and Buses By-laws
Regulation of Parks and Open Spaces By-laws
Regulation of Public Passenger Motor Vehicles By-laws
Removal of Parks and Open Spaces By-laws
Removal of Refuse By-laws
Rental of Municipal Halls and Facilities By-laws


Repeal By-laws
Revenue Management By-laws
Review and amendment of Water Services By-laws
Reviewed Rates By-laws
Rights of Way for Electronic Communications Facilities By-laws
Road and Streets By-laws
Roads, Traffic and Safety By-laws
Rules and Procedures of the Council and Its Committees By-laws
Rules and/of Orders By-laws
Rules and Orders of Municipal Councils and Committees of the Council By-law
S
Sale of Food By-laws
Sale of Liquor and the Regulation of Trading Hours for Licensed Undertakings and Matters Incidental Thereto By-laws
Sanitation By-laws
Selling/Sales Hours of Liquor By-laws
Septic Tanks By-laws
Signs and Advertising Hoardings
Signs By-laws
Slaughtering of Animals By-laws
Solid Waste By-laws
Solid Waste Disposal By-laws
Solid Waste Management By-law
Spatial Planning and Land Use Management By-laws
Sporting Facilities By-laws
Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture Facilities By-laws
Standard Electricity By-laws
Standard Electricity Supply By-law
Standard Milk By-laws
Standard Street and Miscellaneous By-laws
Standing Orders By-laws
Standing Rules By-laws
Standing Rules, Orders and Procedures of Municipal Council and Committees of the Council By-laws
Stormwater Management By-laws
Street and Miscellaneous By-laws
Street Trading By-laws
Street Trading Control By-laws
Streets By-laws
Supplementary to the National Building Regulations and Building Standards Act
Supply Chain By-laws
Supply of Electricity By-laws
Swimming Pool By-laws
Swimming Pools and Spa-Baths By-laws
Swimming-Bath By-laws
T
Tariff By-laws
Tariff Determination By-laws
Tariff Policy By-laws
Tariffs: Property Rates By-laws
Tariff By-laws To Give Effect to Tariff Policy
Tariffs Relating to the Hiring and Use of Municipal Halls and-or Facilities
Taxi and Bus Ranks By-laws
Taxi and Taxi Ranks By-laws
Toll Parking Areas By-laws
Trading By-laws
Traffic By-laws
Traffic Regulations By-law
Treated Effluent By-law
Trees Protection By-law
U
Undeveloped Sites By-laws
Urban Greening and Bio-Diversity Preservation By-laws
Uniform Emergency Services By-law
Unsightly and Neglected Buildings and Premises By-laws
Use and Hire of Municipal Buildings By-laws
Use of Caravans/Containers By-laws
V
Vehicles Plying for Hire By-laws
W
Ward Committees By-laws
Ward Committees, Petitions, Public Meetings and Hearings By-laws
Waste Disposal Sites By-laws
Waste Management By-laws
Waste Water By-laws
Water Reticulation and Drainage By-laws
Water and Sanitation Services By-laws
Water By-laws
Water Safety By-laws
Water Services By-laws
Water Supply and Sanitation Services By-laws
Work In Road Reserves By-laws
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