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Electricity/Public Works(044) 203 3905
Water and Sewage(044) 203 3952
Traffic / Driving Licenses(044) 203 3162 / 3934
Cleansing Services / Law Enforcement(044) 203 3993 / 3990 / 3910
Animal Pound(044) 203 3927
Housing(044) 203 3193 / 3188
Municipal Switchboard / Control Room(044) 203 3000 / 3121 / 3134 / 3147
Roads / Storm Water Services(044) 203 3174/3165
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Electricity/Public Works (044) 203 3905
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Cleansing Services / Law Enforcement (044) 203 3993 / 3990 / 3910
Animal Pound (044) 203 3927
Housing (044) 203 3193 / 3188
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News

03 April 2020

Relief on Municipal Accounts COVID-19 Period

Council approved the relief on consumer’s municipal accounts, in the form of exempting the billing of interest on all overdue consumers’ accounts for a period of four (4) months from March 2020 – June 2020. Read more >
18 March 2020

Oudtshoorn’s Response to COVID-19

On 17 March, during a Special Council Meeting, the Oudtshoorn Municipal Council unanimously resolved to put measurements to combat the Coronavirus pandemic following the President’s declaration of National State of Disaster. Read more >
18 March 2020

Suspension of Tours at Cango Caves due to COVID-19

In light of the President Cyril Ramaphosa’s Declaration of a National Disaster to limit public social activities, Cango Caves will suspend operations from Wednesday, 18 March to 1 April 2020. The motion to suspend services were tabled by the Executive Mayor, Councillor Colan Sylvester in a Special Council meeting on Tuesday, 17 March 2020. Read more >
04 February 2020

The Department of Home Affairs Extends Office Hours for the February Month

The Department of Home Affairs will extend operating hours at all modernized offices until 19h00 from today, Monday 03 February 2020, until 28 February 2020. Read more >
10 December 2019

Oudtshoorn Gets First Unqualified Audit Report Since 2013/2014

Oudtshoorn Municipality has received its first unqualified audit since the 2013/2014 financial year. The Municipality improved from an “adverse” opinion in 2014/2015, followed by three consecutive “qualified” opinions to this “unqualified” opinion for the 2018/2019 financial year. Read more >
23 October 2019

Greater Oudtshoorn Disaster Management Weighs its Muscle Through a Desktop Exercise

On 14 October 2019 the Oudtshoorn Fire, Rescue and Disaster Management Services conducted a desktop exercise in collaboration with the Western Cape Provincial Disaster Management Services. Read more >
10 October 2019

Five Bikers Reported as Missing Last Night, Found Safe

The Oudtshoorn Municipality’s Disaster Management Centre received reports last night around 20:30 of bikers that reportedly got lost in the Kamanassie Nature Reserve area. “We received one location pin from the bikers indicating their exact location at that stage via one of the bikers’ wives,” said Adel Supra-Virtue, manager for Oudtshoorn’s Disaster Management. “We, however, tried contacting them to confirm their location without any success. Information at that stage indicated that they are safe and are going to stay on the mountain. Read more >
10 October 2019

Construction of a new Library for Rose Valley and Sorroundings is Looming

The construction of the envisaged Rosevalley library is drawing nearer as the tender process to appoint a service provider is in an advanced stage, the director for Community Services, Mr. Thomas Matthee announced yesterday, 8 October 2019. “We anticipate that the contractor will be on site either in November 2019 or January 2020. “Meanwhile, we are ensuring our community consultation processes are in place. It is important to us to take our community through all relevant stages of the construction of the library,” he said. Read more >
02 October 2019

NS Smit Swimming Pool will be ready to host this Weekend’s Swimming Gala

The Oudtshoorn Municipality wishes to confirm that the NA Smit Swimming pool will be ready to host this weekend’s swimming gala. We are currently busy with slight maintenance and repairs at the Swimming pool. We are replacing a valve that gave in and slight refurbishments. The net that was damaged on the pavilion will be completely removed. The quality of the water is excellent. Read more >
02 October 2019

Spekkop Housing Project

Recently, in the Social Media and the general public have widely been discussing about the proposed SPEKKOP development project. However, it is important to note that before such a project can be approved, strict legal requirements must be met. These processes include an environmental impact study as well as a public participation process. Read more >
Last published 09 February 2016

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