Cape Town bosses are warning people that they won’t tolerate the illegal setting off of fireworks.
This warning comes as Guy Fawkes, Diwali and New Year’s Eve lie ahead.
The City says those wishing to host fireworks displays can apply for a permit to do so in terms of relevant legislations.
Since 2091, there’re no areas within the Mother City that have been designated as discharge zones,
Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security, JP Smith says those disobey the regulations will face hefty fines.
“In terms of Section 30 of the Explosives Act of 1956, the use or detonation of any fireworks in any building and public thoroughfare is liable to a R200 fine; selling fireworks to a child or anyone under the age of 16 is liable to a R300 fine; allowing a child or person under the age of 16 to handle fireworks without adult supervision is liable to a R300 fine”.