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Electricity044 874 3917
Water / Sanitation044 801 9262/9266
Fire 044 801 6311
Refuse Removal044 802 2900
Traffic / Licence044 878 2400 / 044 801 9315
Law Enforcement044 801 6350
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Published: 17 Oct 2019Title: Water Update: 13 November 2019Status: Rainfall Measured 6/11 - 13/11: 41mm Note: During the construction period of the raising of the dam wall, the Garden Route Dam is maintained at a maximum of 75% because of safety precautions.
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Electricity 044 874 3917
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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

News

  • 03 December 2019

    Wilderness Beach launches Pilot Blue Flag

  • 25 November 2019

    Municipal office closures for 2019 year end functions

  • 29 October 2019

    No fireworks anytime, anywhere

  • 16 October 2019

    PUBLIC NOTIFICATION: WEDNESDAY 16 October @ 16.15

25 October 2019

Successful repair restores full water capacity to Wilderness

Trevor Botha, Municipal Manager for George noted special thanks to Transnet; the GRDM Disaster Management, Working on Fire HAT teams; Gm Fire Department, GM Communications Department, OHS Inc, Uhambiso Consult, Qualcon Civils and DPI Trading. Read more >
11 September 2019

Housing database verification and registration drive in George

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, together with the George Municipality will this weekend embark on a Housing Database verification exercise. This will take place on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 September. Read more >
06 September 2019

Stop the violence – take a stand!

The Executive Mayor of George today added his voice and that of George council and the municipality to those calling for a stop to the ongoing, persistent violence in our country and particularly the scourge of violence against woman and children.  Read more >
04 September 2019

Planned power outage - portion of Syferfontein line

 PORTION SYFERFONTEIN LINE NOTICE is hereby given that the electricity supply will be interrupted on THURSDAY, 05 SEPTEMBER 2019 FROM 09:00 TOT 16:30 Read more >
22 August 2019

We Do Tourism

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21 August 2019

George Financially Sound

George Municipality officially ranked third in list of most financially healthy city in SA and second in the Western Cape Read more >
30 July 2019

GO GEORGE: Roll-out of Phase 4

The communities of Thembalethu • Parkdene • Ballotsview • Borchards • Conville • Lawaaikamp are invited to attend the meeting. Date:    Thursday 1 August 2019 Time:    13:30-15:30 Venue: Thembalethu Zone 9 Hall Read more >
22 July 2019

Mandeladag: George Munisipaliteit doen sy deel

Mandeladag: George Munisipaliteit se Finansiesafdeling het die Thembalethu Disabled Day Care Centre besoek en het vir die kinders opvoedkundige speelgoed en ander benodigdhede saamgeneem. Hier is van die personeel met van die kinders. Read more >
10 July 2019

National Golf Festival 2019

The 6th edition of the National Golf Festival was described as a big success by players from across the country and as far afield as Dubai. Manicured courses and perfect winter weather conditions allowed for some great golf over the three days. Read more >
02 July 2019

High-Performance Surfing at Vic Bay Classic

Victoria Bay celebrated high performance surfing in pristine conditions last weekend in an international championship. Read more >
02 July 2019

Garden Route Dam

Executive Mayor, Melvin Naik officially opened the construction site for the raising of the Garden Route Dam spillway project with a Sod Turning ceremony.  The construction works on the dam wall and spillway area started on 13th May this year. Read more >
07 June 2019

Planned Power Outage 11th June 2019

KENNISGEWING VAN  DIE ONDERBREKING VAN DIE ELEKTRIESE TOEVOER. DIE VOLGENDE AREAS SAL GERAAK WORD: GEDEELTE PINEDEW LYN Read more >
14 May 2019

Sections on N2 street lighting under control of SANRAL

George Municipality would like to advise that as per the attached map, there are a number of sections on the N2 where the street lighting falls under the control of SANRAL and not the George Municipality. Read more >
10 May 2019

Aids Candlelight Memorial Music Festival

Join the Aids Candlelight Memorial Music Festival on 19 May 2019 from 3pm - 6pm at Unity Park, York Street. You can expect choirs, gospel singers, spiritual dancers and more to perform. Read more >
09 May 2019

Business of Creative Entrepreneurs

If you are an entrepreneur in the creative industry that wants to grow sustainable and profitable business - attend the workshop 16 - 17 May. It will be held at the George Museum from 9:30am to 4:30pm. Contact yolisa@americanspacesza.org Read more >
09 May 2019

Youth Career Expo in June

All youth are welcome to this Youth Career Expo on the 7th of June 2019, George Civic Centre. Entry is free For more information contact Jonel on 044 802 2000 or email Zomhlaba Events on zomhlabaevents@gmail.com Read more >
24 April 2019

Media Statement: Rollout of Phase 4B

Media Statement: Issued George Municipality, Wednesday 24th April @ 09h30 Read more >
23 April 2019

GEORGE TOURISM REAPING REWARDS FROM INDIA ROADSHOW

In February this year a delegation from George Tourism and their Portfolio Councillor Iona Kritzinger was sent to India to market George & Wilderness as a destination for the Indian market.  Read more >
23 April 2019

RESIDENTS VERY EXCITED ABOUT BUSES COMING THEIR WAY

The long wait for the buses is almost over:  residents of Parkdene, Ballotsview, Conville, Borcherds and Lawaaikamp will see the GO GEORGE bus service turning into their neighbourhoods this Sunday, 28 April 2019. Read more >
04 April 2019

New resolution on levying property rates 2019/20

Please see the new resolution attached in the body. Read more >
20 March 2019

PUBLIC COMMENT

Please see the attached copy of Government Gazette no. 42291 dated 8 March 2019, regarding Traffic Management Regulations, hereby published for comments and inputs. Public asked to comment on the increase of fees. Read more >
18 March 2019

REFUSE REMOVAL TIMES FOR PUBLIC HOLIDAY

REFUSE REMOVAL TIMES FOR PUBLIC HOLIDAY Read more >
08 March 2019

Post picture or video clip of you taking action to clean-up the country using the #GoodGreenDeeds

Post picture or video clip of you taking action to clean-up the country using the #GoodGreenDeeds Read more >
06 March 2019

George offers the overall highest quality of life

George offers the overall highest quality of life, Numbeo’s data shows, with the highest safety rating, a good climate, a relatively affordable cost of living, low traffic and low levels of pollution. Read more >
06 March 2019

SEDA Western Cape annual stakeholder meeting

SEDA Western Cape annual stakeholder meeting Geoge Civic Centre, Banquet Hall, 8 March 2019 from 7:30 -10:00RSVP with Noxolo Daniels on 021 487 3640 or nsdaniels@seda.org.za Read more >
05 March 2019

Youth on the move - Gateway to opportunities event

Register with the George Municipal Youth Office to attend the Youth On the Move : Gateway to Opportunities event taking place on 12th March, Conville Hall from 09h00 – 15h00 Contact jfortuin@george.gov.za See invitation below Read more >
04 March 2019

Have your say at the Submissions and public hearing on property practitioners bill

HAVE YOUR SAY SUBMISSIONS AND PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPERTY PRACTITIONERS BILL Read more >
22 February 2019

PUBLIC NOTICES

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22 February 2019

PUBLIC NOTICES

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18 February 2019

Message received from Eskom:18/02/19

The power system remains tight and vulnerable. We continue to appeal to residents and businesses to use electricity sparingly. Read more >
11 February 2019

Legal consumers disadvantaged by illegal connections

Legal consumers disadvantaged by illegal connections - Information in English, Xhosa and Afrikaans Read more >
30 January 2019

Save the date! Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge on Sunday, 12 May

Join us as we support our athletes as they compete in the following categories during the road race: 10km race, 42.2 km full marathon and 21.1 km half marathon as well as a 5km fun event. Read more >
25 January 2019

12th May - the date set for OCC 2019

George Municipality is pleased to confirm the date for the OCC 2019 as the 12th May 2019. The organising team together with the sponsors are looking forward to seeing  many more athletes on the road this year. Read more >
16 January 2019

Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge 2019 going ahead

George Municipality confirms that the annual Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge will go ahead for 2019, however the event will be postponed to either the 5th or 12th of May 2019. Read more >
14 January 2019

Disabled and able-bodied golfers to play together for charity

Disabled and able-bodied golfers to play together in charity golf day Disabled and able-bodied golfers will play together in the first ever George Disability Awareness Charity Golf Day at Kingswood Golf Course on 11 February 2019. Read more >
12 December 2018

Updated Call for Proposals: WIN R50 000 TOWARDS YOUR EVENT 

Please see the attached information in the body for your information. Read more >
06 December 2018

Development Strategy for George

Proposed growth and development strategy for George over the next 20 years' Read more >
06 December 2018

Western Cape Government “WIN R50 000 TOWARDS YOUR EVENT”

Western Cape Government “WIN R50 000 TOWARDS YOUR EVENT” Competition Read more >
28 November 2018

Vandalism and mischief cause serious safety risks in Caledon Street

Appeal to assist in stopping vandalism an mischief at roadworks Read more >
27 November 2018

CHECK THE WEB ADDRESS BEFORE YOU CLICK

Use the correct web address www.george.gov.za Read more >
20 November 2018

OVEGROWN ERVEN

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16 November 2018

Smart Card top-up vendor list

Smart Card top-up vendor list Read more >
26 January 2017

GO GEORGE champions

An enthusiastic team of 30 champions have been deployed to inform and assist GO GEORGE passengers during the latest series of route refinements. These champions are part of a special mayoral project to create temporary job opportunities. Read more >
25 January 2017

Conville library closed until 25 March 2017

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CONVILLE LIBRARY'S CLOSURE IS EXTENDED UNTIL 25 MARCH DUE TO UPGRADING AND RENOVATIONS. WE REQUEST THAT YOU PLEASE MAKE USE OF THE OTHER LIBRARIES WITHIN THE GEORGE MUNICIPAL AREA. Read more >
18 January 2017

​Water Situation in Thembalethu

There was a pipe burst on one of the main lines feeding Thembalethu yesterday late. The position of the burst is in the culvert under the N2 and it is therefore in a very difficult position to work on. Areas in Thembalethu will be affected. Read more >
16 January 2017

OCC 2017

The City of George will again host the OCC 2017, which is endorsed by the South African Sports Association for the Physically Disabled (SASAPD), South African Sports Confederation (SASCOC) and Disability Sports South Africa (DISSA). Read more >
23 December 2016

George Lights Festival a great success

The Executive Mayor of George, Aldm Melvin Naik, switched on the Christmas Lights in Unity Park at 20:00 exactly on Saturday with crowds of Georgians and visitors applauding and cheering. Read more >
23 December 2016

George Municipality Long Service Awards 2016

George Municipality honoured its long serving employees at an annual grand dinner held in the George Civic Centre. Read more >
23 December 2016

Vintage Air Rally

The Vintage Air Rally undertaken by 12 bi-planes (e.g. Tiger Moth, Travel Air 4000, Boeing Stearman) manufactured by the end of 1949 accompanied by 10 support aircraft ended in Stellenbosch on Friday 16 December Read more >
21 December 2016

Procedures during eNaTIS transition period

Western Cape motorists are advised that renewal notices for motor vehicle licences will not be sent via the South African Post Office while the National Department of Transport (NDOT) is in process of transferring the eNATIS. Read more >
13 December 2016

FICA regulations in operation at George Municipality

George Municipality would like to confirm that the verification of personal and address particulars in terms of Reguluation 32A of the National Road Traffic Regulations, 2000 (FICA) is in operation at the organisation. Read more >
08 December 2016

Municipality Closed

The public is advised that folllowing a Council decision, the George Municipal offices will close from 16h30 on Friday 23rd December and reopen on Tuesday 3rd January at 07h45. Read more >
08 December 2016

Feather Awards 2016

The ACSA Feather Awards took place at Monets Restaurant, Fancourt in George Read more >
02 December 2016

Notice of interruption of electricity in Buffelsfontein - Hansmoeskraal

BUFFELSFONTEIN - HANSMOESKRAAL NOTICE is hereby given that the electricity supply will be interrupted on TUESDAY, 06 DECEMBER 2016 FROM 09:00 TO 16:00 for the purpose of doing alterations to the electrical mains. Read more >
02 December 2016

Notice of interruption of electricity in Parkdene

NOTIFICATION OF THE INTERRUPTION OF THE ELECTRICITY SUPPLY. THE FOLLOWING AREAS WILL BE AFFECTED: FISKAAL, KLOOF, ROTARY, HERCULES, PARISH, APPOLLO, BALLOTS STREETS, JUPITER LANE, VENUS LANE, CIRCULAR DRIVE Read more >
30 November 2016

Year-end functions - see service delivery arrangements

The following George Municipal directorates will be holding their Year-End Functions on the following dates: Please take note and plan accordingly. We apologize for any inconvenience caused. Read more >
30 November 2016

Executive Mayor's Festive Message

As Mayor of George it is an honour to greet our citizens and welcome our visitors to the most beautiful part of SA. Read more >
29 November 2016

GO GEORGE Bus Routes during Lights Festival

GO GEORGE will be making certain adjustments to routes to accommodate the annual George Lights Festival this coming Saturday, 3 December 2016. Read more >
23 May 2016

Conville library closed until 25 March 2017

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CONVILLE LIBRARY'S CLOSURE IS EXTENDED UNTIL 25 MARCH DUE TO UPGRADING AND RENOVATIONS. WE REQUEST THAT YOU PLEASE MAKE USE OF THE OTHER LIBRARIES WITHIN THE GEORGE MUNICIPAL AREA. Read more >
Last published 01 September 2015