Providing a Transparent and Accountable Government

The Municipality derives its mandate from Section 152 of the Constitution of South Africa (1996) wherein its speaks about he objects of Local Government. To operationalize this, municipality achieves its mandate through Chapter 3 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act (Act 32 of 2000) when its speaks of the powers of municipalities. The IDP and SDBIP are also instrumental in achieving the mandate of municipalities.

Our Vision

The transparent, innovative and developmental municipality that improves the quality of life of its people.

The municipality strives to be a developmental municipality that improves the quality of life of its people and endeavors to help wherever it can. For account queries, the Customer Care Services is stationed at the Finance Department.

Alternatively, the public an always contact its local councilor for more ways of getting help.

The municipality conducts its recruitment as per the prescript of the Council policy on Recruitment and Selection and HR Related and allied Policies.

Our Mission

To provide a transparent and accountable government by rendering affordable and sustainable
services, encouraging economic and social development through community participation.


Municipal Departments


The Planning Economic & Development department is responsible for strategic support, IDP office, local economic development, tourism development, town planning, marketing and communication, performance management.


The Finance department is resposnible for accounting, budgeting, revenue collection, financial management, treasury and procurement.

Technical Services

The Technical Services department is devoted to improve the quality of life of its community by providing efficient, sustainable and affordable infrastructure specifically in terms of water and sanitation, Roads and Stormwater, Electricity and Housing.

Corporate Services

Corporate Services’ core functions are Human Resource Management, Information Technology, Record and Administrative Services and legal and Secretarial services.

Public Safety

The Department of Public Safety comprises of Fire and Rescue, Licensing and Traffic. As one of the most visible municipal departments we interface with the public on a daily basis.

Community Services

The Community and Health Services Department is responsible for cemeteries, health care, waste management and the environment.

Featured Municipal Projects

Members of the public can normally refer to the annually revised Integrated Development Plan (IDP) which is the municipality’s principal strategic document. It contains all projects for development committed by the municipal council. The Midterm Revenue and Expenditure Framework (Budget) is also another referral for members of the public to check the allocation of projects against the budget.

Suggestion Box

We would love to receive feedback and suggestions from you so we can improve as a municipality