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Closure of George Municipal offices on 26 – 27 December 2022 and 2 January 2023

Public Notice: Closure of George Municipal offices on 26 – 27 December 2022 and 2 January 2023
Issued by George Municipality, 22 December 2022

With Christmas Day, 25 December 2022 and New Year’s Day, 1 January 2023 both public holidays falling on weekends, the George Municipality will close its offices only on 26 and 27 December 2022 and 2 January 2023, for public holidays. The Municipality will be operational during the festive season on all other working days except the public holidays mentioned above. The Emergencies and other essential services will be on standby during the public holidays.

Contact details for Traffic and Emergency Services

  • Traffic Department Offices, Driving and Learners Licences:
    Mission Street, Pacaltsdorp 044 878 2400
  • Vehicle Testing Station
    Hibernia Street (next to the train station) 044 801 9312
  • Motor Vehicle Registration and Licencing
    Hibernia Street (next to the train station) 044 801 9310

All after-hours George Municipality (including Uniondale and Haarlem) emergencies: 044 801 6300. Fire Emergencies: 044 801 6311.

General public email for all matters:
Garden Route District Municipality Disaster Management emergencies: 044 805 5071 (all hours).

Ratepayers are requested to use one of the below-mentioned methods to make payments:

Accounts can be paid via electronic transfer (EFT – see details below), via the UniPay website (see details below) and at Checkers, Shoprite, USave and SPAR. Please take your most recent available account statement with you so the shop can access the bar code connecting your payment to your GRG account number.

Bank Details for electronic payment

First National Bank (FNB)
Account Type: Public Sector Cheque Account
Account Name: George Municipality
Account Number: 62869623150
Branch Code: 210554
Swift Code: FIRNZAJJ

Reference: your GRG account number (please enter your account number without the GRG in front and without any spaces in-between)
Proof of payment to be sent to

Payments can be made by scanning the QR code on the account statements or directly at where George bill payments can be made.

Meter readings
Online submissions of water meter readings are welcomed and can be provided via the below email address along with the accountholder’s name, contact details and GRG account number.

Consumers must please note the change in the email address to

Account-related enquiries:

Prepaid electricity purchases

Pre-paid electricity queries to Itron/Ontec: 044 873 5474
Emergency credit control queries (063 699 5998)