Cllr Govender did the relevant investigations and found that the developer had nothing from council authorities permitting him to execute any work in that highly sensitive DMOSS protected area.
This road is viewed as a vibrant hub of Chatsworth that requires to be regenerated so it functions smoothly and optimally for users, the public and for the many businesses on the road.
Ward 70’s Democratic Alliance councillor, Tony Govender said that he had been inundated with a flood of calls in this regard.
If the planned maintenance does not go ahead, this will be communicated to the public.
Various businesses, mall users and community activists came together to highlight the unbearable and unsightly condition that the mall is in.
Residents are urging the councillor of the area to attend to the matter.
The road leading to Cuttings Beach also needs urgent repairs.
Speaking about the health hazard, Teddy Naidoo, who lives in close proximity to the burst sewer in Almond Road, said he is tired of notifying the relevant authorities about the problem.
It is evident that the issue of illegal dumping has always remained unabated and many are now concerned about the various health risks involved.
Sources reveals that one person was arrested for illegal dumping of toxic waste and angered community leaders, community policing forum members and ward councillors gathered at the scene to discuss a way forward.
The recent heavy downpour has led to an overflow of water, faeces and dirt at the couple’s Leo Avenue home.