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Locations and methods of selling goods 

18-05-06

S.No

Location of hawker

Method of hawking:
a) Squatting
b) Standing
c) Roving

Examples of types of goods sold / services provided

Regulatory measure

Recommendation

1

Pavements, roads

squatting

Vegetables, fruits, readymade goods, etc.

(all except cooking and prohibited goods)

- Defined hawking
  pitches
- limited validity pitch
   license

Detailed recommendations framed

2

Hawking plaza

(in reserved market plots)

squatting

Vegetables, fruits, readymade goods, etc.

(all except prohibited goods)

- Pre-designed
  stalls / seating /
  display mechanism

- limited validity hawking
  plaza license

Overall recommendations for hawkers applicable + specific recommendations for hawking plazas

3

Khau galli / food court

squatting

All food items (incl. those that require cooking)

- defined area / street with
   regulated pitches
- increased safety and
  hygiene measures
- limited validity Khau
  galli license

Overall recommendations for hawkers applicable + specific recommendations for khau gallis

4

Weekly bazaars
(in vacant plots, under bridges, flyovers)

 

squatting

Vegetables, fruits, readymade goods, etc.

(all except cooking and prohibited goods)

-  defined area with
    regulated pitches

 - weekly, temporary
   activity
- limited validity weekly
  bazaar license

Overall recommendations for hawkers applicable + specific recommendations for weekly bazaars

5

Available unused spaces (below over bridges, fly-overs

squatting

Vegetables, fruits, readymade goods, etc.

(all except cooking and prohibited goods)

- difficult to regulate, as there are too many such spaces across the city

Hawking of any kind is permitted only in designated areas.
Such stand alone sites could be used for facilities like public toilets.

6

Tourist and leisure sites (beaches, parks)

squatting

those selling food / snacks. e.g.bhel, etc.

- Pitches / pre-designed
  stalls where part of the
  master plan
- limited validity license

Overall recommendations for hawkers applicable.

Further, case specific recommendations will be framed for such areas

 

 

standing
 

balloon sellers, photographers, games, etc.

- limited validity license
  for that area

 

 

roving

channa, souvenirs, cold drinks, etc.

- limited validity roving
  license for that area

7

Aarey Saritas / PCOs (on the footpath)

squatting

Milk and dairy products, telephone services, etc.

- defined stall location
  and size
- renewable / limited
  validity license to
  operate

Overall recommendations for hawkers applicable.

Where such stalls block the footpath, they require to be re-located.

8

Traffic signals

roving

Newspapers, flowers, fruits, toys, etc.

- difficult to regulate, as there is a major conflict with vehicular conflict

- To be prohibited
-  Branded goods (such as
   newspapers) to be fined if
   found being hawked at 
    signals

9

Door-to-door delivery by foot

roving

Bread, eggs, vegetables, fruits, etc.

- limited validity roving
  license
- roving limited to
  carrying goods on head /
  person

- Overall recommendations for hawkers applicable
- specific recommendations for roving hawkers

10

On a cycle on the road

roving

Coconuts, ice-cream, kulfi, etc

- difficult to regulate, as some sell door to door, using cycle to travel only, while others sell while cycling around

- regulate the number of such wheeled devices that may be used. (e.g.: quality walls)
- limited validity roving cyclists license can be issued for those who sell on the street

11

Push carts on roads (4 wheeled)

Roaming

Vegetables, fruits, readymade goods, etc.

(all except prohibited goods)

- difficult to regulate as they are like mobile pitches, causing traffic hazards and obstructing the street

To be prohibited

12

Hand-carts (2 wheeled)

Roaming

Raddi wala (who purchases and transports goods), delivery carts (who transport material and furniture)

- are not using the roads to hawk and goods; are using the road as a carriage way only hence these rules not applicable.

N.A.

13

In private buildings

Squatting (off the street)

As determined by the private building / society

- private building / society will be held responsible by BMC, and required to take NOC from BMC

- hawking license will not be issued by BMC as hawker is off the public street

- Society / Private building to integrate hawker within their premises, and off the street.

- BMC will issue NOC to Society and collect a fee for permitting such a service

14

Stalls on the streets and pavements

squatting

Readymade goods, food, etc.

- existing stall location,
  size, etc to be regulated
- limited validity stall
  license

- Overall recommendations for hawkers applicable
- all such stalls to also follow the recommendations of any of the schemes available for hawkers

15

Promenades, kabootar khanas, etc.

roving

Selling chana for birds

- feeding of animals / birds permitted only in designated areas, as per BMC Solid Waste Rules 2006

Prohibited except for designated spots

16

Near / inside slum colonies on road or footpath

Squatting

roving

Vegetables, fruits, readymade goods, etc.

(all except prohibited goods)

- limited validity license
  for that area

- Overall recommendations for hawkers applicable

17

Single stall / pitch hawkers on road or footpath

squatting

Cobblers, panvalas, florist, etc.

- all squatting hawkersto be in designated pitches only

- to be removed
- Overall recommendations for hawkers applicable. i.e.. such hawkers can apply under scheme desired

 

 

 

 

 

 

  




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