ANNUAL NOTIFICATION OF OPERATING A BUSINESS IN TERMS OF THE BUSINESS ACT, ACT NO 71 OF 1991 (REGULATION 15(2))
In respect of the above, notice is hereby given that every license holder must lodge a renewal application with the relevant licensing authority (Newcastle Municipality) by no later than 15:00 on the last working day of January of each year. As a result of the above, the license holder is required to provide the following information:-
1) Confirmation that the business for which the license was issued, is continuing to be conducted from the premises specified in the license and that no other business for which a license is required in terms of the Act is being conducted for the same licensed premises.
2) The following items, in terms of Schedule 1 of the Business Act, requires that businesses must have a business license for:
(a) Item 1: Sale or supply meals or perishable foodstuffs.
(b) Item 2: Provision of certain types of health facilities or entertainment.
(c) Item 3: Hawking in meals or perishable foodstuffs.
3) For new applications, the following documents are required upon application on the e-license system:
(a) Certified copies of identity documents or passport of the business owner;
(b) Approved building plans for the business premises;
(c) Proof of payment of R200 license fee;
(d) Copies of company registration documents for the business
(e) Landlord’s consent / proof of property ownership;
For enquiries please contact the Business Licensing Unit, Newcastle Municipality, 4th Floor Civic Centre, 37 Murchison Street, Newcastle or 0343287600 or firstname.lastname@example.org
ACTING MUNICIPAL MANAGER