Streetopia Update: Temporarily Street Closures & Event Contact details

A reminder that Streetopia Jozi is taking place in #MyMelville 12 October 2019 from 10:00 – 18:00 on #7thStreet.   There will be temporary street closures: 7th Street, between 1st avenue to 5th avenue 4th Avenue, between 6th street and 8th street 3rd avenue, between 5th street and 8th street 2nd avenue, between 5th street and 8th street   There will also be no parking allowed on 2nd avenue between […]


Streetopia event planned for Melville in October

The MRA wishes to inform residents that we have met with the Streetopia team (Jozi Burners and Afrika Burn) and that we have identified potential concerns around residents’ livelihoods for the planned upcoming event (12 Oct). The organizers acknowledged the concerns and aim to make Streetopia a resident-friendly event. About Streetopia Streetopia Facebook page Streetopia Website Streetopia Events Page Jozi Streetopia Website We wish Streetopia all the best and hope […]


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


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 |  


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 – […]