Over 900 illegal billboards 'removed' by Kuwait Municipality
Date: 16-01-2017

Violations Removal Section at Kuwait Municipality in December 2016 launched campaigns against restaurants, shops, posters and encroachments on state property, which resulted in the removal of over 900 billboards and other violations on state property. Inspectors also collected KD 4,900 in fines issued for various violations, including public hygiene.

Director of Capital Municipality Amaar Al-Amaar stated the campaigns covered all parts of Capital Governorate. Head of the Section for Removing Violations, Abdullah Jaber, also said the committee works tirelessly to take out encroachments on state property, and they have since dealt with 35 real estate violations and 5 approvals and 95 citations against foodstuffs storage with warnings. The committee also posted 15 stickers on abandoned vehicles and issued 40 violations for other offenses, removed 978 election posters, closed down 8 shops and referred 222 violations to the Legal Affairs Department.