Improper placement of vending facilities, “Must now be Controlled”, says PM Harris 

Improper placement of vending facilities, “Must now be Controlled”, says PM Harris 

Street Vending or (the selling of goods in the street) has been a public concern for sometime in St. Kitts and according to Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris this has resulted in streets being overcrowded. 

 

 

What has the Government done so far, or put in place to address the concern?

 

At his Press Conference on Thursday, January 14th, 2021 PM Harris spoke of a Committee to deal with Street Vending issues:

 

 Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris. 

 

Here on Nevis, effective (today) Monday, January 18th, 2021 no Vending will be permitted in and around Charlestown, Nevis, based on a Press Release from the Traffic Department on the island. 

 

According to the release, section (3) of Chapter 8.01 Charlestown Vending Prohibition Ordinance states: “vending is prohibited on the Streets, Sidewalks, public squares and any other public in Charlestown.” Section (4) of the Ordinance states: “Vending in Charlestown shall take place only at the Charlestown Public Market and in any other area from time to time, designated by the Minister of Finance.”