The Melville Residents’ Association would like to bring the following Liquor Application to the attention of the Melville Community.

Applicant Name: Lexshell 143 General Trading (PTY) LTD
Intended Trading Name: The Federal – Melville
Address & Location: Shop 2 & 3, Melville Properties, Cnr 7th Street & 2nd Avenue, Melville (Erf 155 & 245)
Type of Licence: Restaurant
Agent for Lexshell 143 General Trading (PTY) LTD:  Otto Wolf –

A copy of the application form is available for download:

Application date:  05 May 2016
Closing Date for Objections: 23 May 2016 at 15:00


Those wishing to object must do so in writing, addressed to the Gauteng Liquor Board and not the Melville Residents’ Association


  • Ensure that you fill in your details correctly and
  • that the objection is signed and dated.

The Liquor Board requires a single copy of the objection (which must be hand delivered to their offices at Matloto House , 2nd Floor 124 Main Street , Johannesburg) however, to confirm receipt it would be prudent to take a second copy with to the Liquor Board and have both copies stamped as received. The second copy is your confirmation that the Liquor Board has received your objection.

The Melville Residents’ Association Committee will also assist the community if 2 copies of the objection are drop off with Melville Postnet (Corner of 1st Avenue & Main road) before 23 May 2016 at 17:00, whereby a MRA representative will ensure delivery to the Liquor Board.

Once you have dropped off your objection at Postnet,  please email the MRA – for notification.

In additional to the copies to the Liquor board, a copy of the objection must be forwarded to the agent dealing with the application, delivered via email by the objector and not the MRA:

 Agent for The Federal – Melville :  Otto Wolf –

Residents are welcome to download and use the MRA’s Draft Objection to The Federal’s Restaurant Liquor Licence. Download, Print, Date & Sign and drop off at Postnet as per the above objection process

 A copy of the MRA’s Objection is not yet available for download:

  • PDF version
  • Word version

Sample Objection

Objection to granting of Restaurant Liquor Licence to Lexshell 143 General Trading (PTY) LTD in respect of The Federal – Melville, situated at Shop 2 & 3, Melville Properties, Cnr 7th Street & 2nd Avenue, Melville (Erf 155 & 245)

Application Reference number:  GLB7000006894


Full name of objector: <your name>
Full address of objector: <your details>
Contact telephone number of objector: <your contact details>
Email address of objector: <your contact details>

TO: Liquor Licensing – Johannesburg Regional Office

Gauteng Liquor Board
Matlotlo House
124 Main Street
Receipt of Objection Acknowledged:

Otto Wolf

Applicant’s Representative
PO BOX 1048
Roosevelt Park, 2129

Receipt of Objection Acknowledged:

  • Reasons why you object in point form