[28 July 2014] The City of Cape Town is in the process of drafting a Telecommunication Infrastructure Policy which will provide guidance to telecommunications providers and municipal decision-makers as regards the deployment of electronic communications facilities and networks. The City has given notice in terms of Section 17 of the Local Government Municipal Systems Act that its Council will provide the public and interested parties or groups with the opportunity to submit comments, input or recommendation to the municipality for a period of 30 days from 1 to 31 August 2014.

City of Cape Town Draft_Telecommunication_Infrastructure Policy

Comments, input or recommendation can be submitted via:

  • fax to 086 201 1655 (Attention: Richard Walton)
  • e-mail to lums@capetown.gov.za
  • written submission posted to Richard Walton, Planning and Building Development Management Department, P.O Box 4511, City of Cape Town, 8000

People who are unable to read or write and who have disabilities, as well as disadvantaged groups who are unable to submit written comments are encouraged to contact Anele Viti on 021 400 1652 or e-mail Anele.viti@capetown.gov.za for special assistance.

For further information on general public participation, contact Ruche Daniels on 021 400 1766 or email ruche.daniels@capetown.gov.za.