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Electricity079 873 4451
Water 082 338 0963
Fire Brigade028 212 3727
Fraud hotline0800 701 701
Caledon Hospital028 212 1070
Law Enforcement082 836 8226
Police028 214 3900
ESKOM0800 701 701
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Electricity 079 873 4451
Water 082 338 0963
Fire Brigade 028 212 3727
Fraud hotline 0800 701 701
Caledon Hospital 028 212 1070
Law Enforcement 082 836 8226
Police 028 214 3900
ESKOM 0800 701 701

Administrative Function

Overview

The existence and operating of Theewaterskloof Municipality complies with the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act No. 108 of 1996); the Local Government: Municipal Structures Act (Act 117 of 1998); and the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act (Act 32 of 2000).

Theewaterskloof Municipality complies with requirements of the Local Government: Municipal Structures Act (Act 117 of 1998) in terms of “Municipality Areas which must have category A municipalities” which states that “an area must have a single category A municipality if that area can reasonably be regarded as:

  • (a) a conurbation featuring (i) areas of high population density; (ii) an intense movement of people, goods, and services; (iii) extensive development; and (iv) multiple business districts and industrial areas;
  • (b) a centre of economic activity with a complex and diverse economy;
  • (c) a single area for which integrated development planning is desirable; and
  • (d) having strong interdependent social and economic linkages between its constituent units.

The administration of the municipality complies with Part 7 of Act 117 of 1998 that requires that the municipal council must appoint a municipal manager who “is the head of administration and also the accounting officer for the municipality…”; as well as Chapter 5: Functions and Powers of Municipalities of the ACT clause 83 (1): “A municipality has the functions and powers assigned to it in terms of sections 156 and 229 of the Constitution.”

To comply with the functions of a municipal administration Theewaterskloof has Directorates for: Corporate Services, Technical Services, Development Services, Financial Services and Operational Services.   

Theewaterskloof Municipality complies with the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act (Act 32 of 2000): Duties of Municipal Administration:

  1. A municipality’s administration is governed by the democratic values and 15 principles embodied in section 195(1) of the Constitution.
  2. The administration of a municipality must:
  • (a) be responsive to the needs of the local community;
  • (b) facilitate a culture of public service and accountability amongst stat,
  • (c) take measures to prevent corruption;
  • (d) establish clear relationships, and facilitate co-operation and communication. between it anti the local community;
  • (e) give members of the local community full and accurate information about the level and standard of municipal services they are entitled to receive; and
  • (f) inform the local community how the municipality is managed, of the costs 25 involved and the persons in charge.
Last published 20 May 2016