Document: City of Tshwane Draft Work in the Public Road Reserve By-Laws

Description

The City of Tshwane Draft Work in the Public Road Reserve By-Laws are out for public comment.

The aim of the by-laws is to ensure protection of the public road reserve and related services infrastructure in an orderly and controlled manner.
 
WORK IN THE PUBLIC ROAD RESERVE BY-LAWS
To provide for by-laws for the regulation of all work to be executed in any Public Road Reserve within the jurisdictional area of the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality and to ensure that the City of Tshwane delivers on its service delivery objectives as provided for in section 152 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 as provided for hereunder.
WHEREAS the City of Tshwane is required to provide uninterrupted Services to all its residents at all times and remains committed to continuously improve its capability for effective and developmental service delivery; and
WHEREAS the said City has an obligation to protect all Services infrastructure within its road reserve boundaries; and
WHEREAS the City of Tshwane is committed to prevent damage to vehicles, injuries to vehicle occupants and pedestrians, to reduce the delays caused by road works and to prevent the reduction of the effective life span and durability of roads, footways and other Services;
 

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1: DEFINITIONS
CHAPTER 2: BASIC WAYLEAVE PROCEDURE
CHAPTER 3: WORK IN THE PUBLIC ROAD RESERVE
CHAPTER 4: WAYLEAVES
CHAPTER 5: EXISTING SERVICES AND PLANNED SERVICES
CHAPTER 6: ROAD CATEGORIES
CHAPTER 7 PROTECTED ROADS
CHAPTER 8: PROTECTED PRECINCTS
CHAPTER 9: COSTS
CHAPTER 10: TRAFFIC CONTROL
CHAPTER 11: TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES FOR CONSTRUCTION PURPOSE
CHAPTER 12: LANE RENTAL
CHAPTER 13: EMERGENCY WORK
CHAPTER 14: WORK NOT REQUIRING A WAYLEAVE
CHAPTER 15: EXCAVATIONS
CHAPTER 16: TRENCHLESS METHODS
CHAPTER 17: BACKFILLING AND REINSTATEMENT
CHAPTER 18: COMPLETION NOTICE AND CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
CHAPTER 19: OFFENCES AND PENALTIES
CHAPTER 20: SHORT TITLE AND COMMENCEMENT