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Fire 044 801 6311
Refuse Removal 044 802 2900
Traffic / Licence 044 878 2400 / 044 801 9315
Law Enforcement 044 801 6350
GO GEORGE Call Centre 0800 044 044
George Municipality Switchboard 044 801 9111
01 June 2020

GEORGE MUNICIPALITY ESSENTIAL SERVICES COVID-19 LEVEL 3 – PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

COVID-19 LOCKDOWN SERVICES UPDATE AS ON 1 JUNE 2020
GEORGE MUNICIPALITY ESSENTIAL SERVICES COVID-19 LEVEL 3 – PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
George Municipal Manager Trevor Botha hereby confirms essential services delivery implications for the George Municipal area during the Covid-19 lockdown period, as per new Level 3 regulations applicable from 1 June 2020.

The Planning and Development offices in the main building  remain closed to the public.
Please contact 044 801 9477 for an appointment or to obtain the email address of the relevant staff member you want to connect with.

Town Planning 044 801 9477
Building Office 044 801 9194
All general property enquiries- 044 801 9472 and email address dmgelderbloem@george.gov.za 

Local Economic Development: Business queries 079 366 2621
Local Economic Development: Other queries 073 621 0099

IDP office: Ronel Le Fleur 071 870 7887 rlefleur@george.gov.za<mailto:rlefleur@george.gov.za>
Ward committee operations: Paulina Saaiman 060 579 6829 Pasaaiman@george.gov.za<mailto:Pasaaiman@george.gov.za>
Tourism queries to  George Tourism 044 801 9295

Town planning related matters can be directed via email to the below officials or by phoning 044 801 9477.
Property Transfer Certificates: Marina Welman (mhwelman@george.gov.za<mailto:mhwelman@george.gov.za>)
Zoning Certificates: Lorraine Malangeni (lxmalangeni@george.gov.za<mailto:lxmalangeni@george.gov.za>)
Zoning Rectifications: Jeanne Fourie (jfourie@george.gov.za<mailto:jfourie@george.gov.za>) and Ilane Huyser (ihuyser@george.gov.za<mailto:ihuyser@george.gov.za>)
Illegal Land Use Complaints: Robin Hector (rlhector@george.gov.za<mailto:rlhector@george.gov.za>)

No face-to-face meetings will be conducted, but appointments for online meetings and consultations with relevant officials can be arranged by phoning 044 801 9477

Online building plans
https://westerncapecollab.collaboratoronline.com/SignIn.aspx to submit your online building plan application.
Detailed instructions for the use of the portal can be downloaded from the Documents section on the George Municipality website (http://www.george.gov.za/resource-category/general-documentsnotices?page=1)

Phone 044 801 9194 or email sinsaunders@george.gov.za<mailto:sinsaunders@george.gov.za> for more information.

Online land use applications
The department has launched an internet-based land use application system to enable the electronic submission and processing of land use applications.
The necessary documents and detailed instructions are available in the Documents section on the George Municipality website (http://www.george.gov.za/resource-category/general-documentsnotices?page=1). Applications and documents relating thereto can now be submitted and distributed via email and applicants will receive SMSs on the progress made on their applications.
No on-paper registered mail notices will be delivered to surrounding neighbours during the lockdown period, but the owner is required to put up a site notice on the street boundary of his/her property that must be clearly visible to anyone passing.
Applications that have a broader impact still require to be advertised in the print edition of Die Burger (Southern Cape) and in the print and online editions of the George Herald.
Notices to commenting bodies and state departments will be sent via email.

Neighbours of the land affected by an application who do not have access to email can arrange with the following designated officials to submit comments and objections via WhatsApp or SMS.

Erven ending with an even number: Primrose Nako (pnako@george.gov.za<mailto:pnako@george.gov.za>  or 044 801 9416)
Erven ending with an odd number : Marissa Arries (marries@george.gov.za<mailto:marries@george.gov.za> or 044 801 9473)
Farms or portions of farms: Marina Welman (mhwelman@george.gov.za<mailto:mhwelman@george.gov.za> or 044 801 9171)
All applications will be published on the George Municipality website and notices will contain electronic links for access to relevant documents but must also be available to the public from the applicant.

For any queries or more information on the above please contact the front desk by telephone on 044 801 9477 or send an email to jfourie@george.gov.za<mailto:jfourie@george.gov.za> and ihuyser@george.gov.za<mailto:ihuyser@george.gov.za>.

Last published 01 June 2020