Capello Melville - GLB form 19 complaints

The MRA received various complaints regarding Cappello Melville operating a place of amusement with live music or DJs while the premises had a pub licence.  There is also no liquor licence displayed as required while the transfer of such licence is yet to be confirmed by the Gauteng Liquor Board. Should you be affected by excessive noise from them or their patrons, please use the GLB 19 form – GLB Form19 […]


Poppy's Melville - GLB 19 form for complaints

The MRA received various complaints regarding excessive noise from Poppy’s Melville due to live entertainment. There is often – almost on a daily basis live entertainment, DJs or comedians which is contrary to the type of the licence issued, namely a restaurant. Should you be affected, please use the GLB 19 form – GLB Form19 – Poppy’s Aug 2019 – and email to the addresses on the form and ensure […]


Liquor City Melville - Alleged Sales of Liquor outside of trading hours

The MRA was made aware of alleged sales of liquor outside the set trading hours by a local liquor store.   Should you be affected by any such trading or witness any other illegal activities related to liquor sales, please use the GLB 19 form –GLB Form19 – Liquor City – and email to the addresses on the form and ensure to copy the MRA Liquor Portfolio at az.oc.ellivlemevolinull@rouqil-arm


Recent house break-in in Melville, update by the Melville Security Initiative

CCTV helps identify wanted vehicles connected to various house break-ins.


MTN Walk the Talk 2019 - Road Closures

“Dear Resident, Churches and Businesses Our resident’s information page is up and running: . Please visit our website for more details, the route map and an electronic flyer. This letter serves to advise you that the 18th edition of the MTN Walk the Talk with 702 that will be taking place on Sunday, 28 July 2019. The venue for the start and finish is Marks Park Sports Club, Judith […]


Vumacam power audit in Melville

Vumacam needs to conduct a power audit of all existing cameras in Melville. Please see the letter below, should you have any concerns, please email them at az.oc.macamuvnull@ofni |  


Land Use: Consent for a Place of Amusement - Erf 455 Melville (Cnr Main rd & 4th Avenue)

It came to our attention that an application for Land Use Consent for a Place of Amusement has in fact been lodged with the council – the dates are not clear and it might well be that the objection period has lapsed, but as there were no notice given and no notice displayed on the premises, proper procedures were not followed. If you consider objecting, please ensure you apply for […]


Land Use: Application for rezoning of Erf 22, 91 1st Avenue (Student Accommodation)

This is regrettably a late notice to alert you of a proposed rezoning of a sectional title unit in First Avenue to cater for high density accommodation – student commune.  It might well be that a commune is already in existence and they are trying to legalise it, but it could have negative impacts on the neighbourhood if this is approved and sets a precedent. Advertisement in the gazette – […]



IMPORTANT ELECTION DAY FACTS : 8 May 2019   Our local voting station is Melpark Primary on 3rd Avenue (Ward87).   Voting stations open at 7am and close at 9pm   • You can vote at ANY station in South Africa but if you are outside your registered province you will ONLY be issued a national ballot. So if you are away on holiday or business simply find the nearest […]


Opening of the Rand Steam complex in Richmond

An interesting new development, steeped in history, is starting to take shape in Richmond, Johannesburg, a stone’s throw from Milpark Hospital. Named Rand Steam, drawn from the location of the original Rand Steam Laundries and the Ama-washa site of the late nineteenth century.   The Moolman Group, as lead developers, in partnership with Jonker Evolution, Genesis Property Three and Group44, under guidance of the Johannesburg Heritage Foundation, are the collective […]