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News

  • 20 May 2020

    Project Liaison Officer

    The South African National Road Agency (SANRAL) requires the service of a Project Liaison Officer (PLO) for a SANRAL contract within the Garden Route District Municipality.

  • 16 May 2020

    Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde

    As of 1pm on 15 May, the Western Cape has 4592 active cases of Covid-19, with a total of 7586 confirmed cases and 2857 recoveries.

  • 15 May 2020

    RELIEF OPTIONS FOR THE SPORT SECTOR

    DCAS OFFERS PROVINCIAL RELIEF OPTIONS FOR THE CULTURAL, CREATIVE AND SPORT SECTOR

  • 15 May 2020

    RELIEF OPTIONS FOR THE CULTURAL AND CREATIVE SECTOR

    DCAS OFFERS PROVINCIAL RELIEF OPTIONS FOR THE CULTURAL, CREATIVE AND SPORT SECTOR

27 May 2020

Western Cape Provincial Overview 9

Municipalities in the Western Cape continue to implement wide ranging steps to address the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Read more >
20 May 2020

Project Liaison Officer

The South African National Road Agency (SANRAL) requires the service of a Project Liaison Officer (PLO) for a SANRAL contract within the Garden Route District Municipality. Read more >
16 May 2020

Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde

As of 1pm on 15 May, the Western Cape has 4592 active cases of Covid-19, with a total of 7586 confirmed cases and 2857 recoveries. Read more >
15 May 2020

Other COVID-19 Relief Options in the sector

DCAS OFFERS PROVINCIAL RELIEF OPTIONS FOR THE CULTURAL, CREATIVE AND SPORT SECTOR Read more >
15 May 2020

RELIEF OPTIONS FOR THE SPORT SECTOR

DCAS OFFERS PROVINCIAL RELIEF OPTIONS FOR THE CULTURAL, CREATIVE AND SPORT SECTOR Read more >
15 May 2020

RELIEF OPTIONS FOR THE CULTURAL AND CREATIVE SECTOR

DCAS OFFERS PROVINCIAL RELIEF OPTIONS FOR THE CULTURAL, CREATIVE AND SPORT SECTOR Read more >
13 May 2020

Expanding e-commerce under Alert Level 4 will help small businesses

MEDIA RELEASE BY DAVID MAYNIER. WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES Read more >
06 May 2020

COVID-19: Western Cape Provincial Update 5

Municipalities across the Western Cape continue to implement feeding schemes and various support measures to assist communities during the Covid-19 lockdown. Read more >
06 May 2020

Update on the Coronavirus and PPE supplies.

Media Release: Update on the Coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde- provincial PPE supplies doubled in the past week Read more >
05 May 2020

Update on the Coronavirus

Media Release: Update on the Coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde Read more >
04 May 2020

Update on the Coronavirus

Media Release: Update on the Coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde Read more >
01 May 2020

DIRECTIONS FOR ONCE OFF MOVEMENT OF PERSONS

STATEMENT OF THE MINISTER OF COGTA ON THE DIRECTIONS FOR ONCE OFF MOVEMENT OF PERSONS Read more >
01 May 2020

SPAZASHOPS AND GENERAL DEALERS SUPPORT SCHEME

Private Bag X274, PRETORIA, 0001, the dti Campus, 77 Meintjies Street, Sunnyside PRETORIA Tel: (012) 394 5535/1813 | Private Bag X9047, CAPE TOWN, 8000, Tel: (021) 464 2980, Fax: (021) 461 2480 Read more >
01 May 2020

BITOU MUNICIPALITY - PERSONNEL ON DUTY

Although the Covid 19 measures will be relaxed from 01 May 2020 to level 4, remain the current emergency employment arrangements for all personnel of Bitou Municipality unchanged. Read more >
29 April 2020

30 DAY EXTENSION ON EXPIRED LICENSE AND/OR PERMITS

All registered vehicle owners have been granted with a 30 day grace period to renew their expired licenses or permits. Read more >
29 April 2020

Free Electricity

This service now includes ESKOM customers as well Read more >
29 April 2020

HEALTH GUIDELINES FOR INFORMAL TRADERS

COVID-19 is highly infectious. Read more >
29 April 2020

#StopTheSpread

We’re here to support you through the Covid-19 crisis. Read more >
29 April 2020

Youth Micro Enterprise Relief Fund

The application period is from 20 April up to 30 May 2020 Read more >
24 April 2020

Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde

As of 17h00 on 22April, the Western Cape has recorded 1153 confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection. Read more >
23 April 2020

CORONAVIRUS MOBILE SCAM ALERT

There has been an increase in opportunistic criminal activity on the internet an mobile channels. The bad guys are preying on your fear and sending all sorts of scams related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Read more >
22 April 2020

COVID-19 Update

Media Release: 22 April 2020 Read more >
21 April 2020

Amendment of regulations

Disaster Management Act: Amendment of regulations: Coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown Read more >
19 April 2020

Response to “food parcel theft allegation”

Statement by the Bitou Municipality’s Executive Mayor, Cllr. Peter Lobese Read more >
17 April 2020

Update on the Coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde

Media Release: As of 00h01 on 17 April, the Western Cape has recorded 743 confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection. Read more >
16 April 2020

Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde

Media Release: Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde Read more >
15 April 2020

Update by Premier Alan Winde

Media Release: Update by Premier Alan Winde on the coronavirus Read more >
10 April 2020

FAQ: Covid-19 in Agriculture

Western Cape Department of Agriculture Read more >
10 April 2020

Western Cape COVID-19 Breakdown Maps

STAY HOME - LET'S STOP THE SPREAD Read more >
10 April 2020

Premier Alan Winde on the coronavirus-food relief

Media Release: Update by Premier Alan Winde on the coronavirus-food relief rolling out to hundreds of thousands across the province Read more >
09 April 2020

Western Cape COVID-19 Breakdown Maps

STAY HOME - LET'S STOP THE SPREAD Read more >
09 April 2020

Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde

Media Release: Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde- testing is safe and important in the COVID-19 response Read more >
08 April 2020

Western Cape COVID-19 Breakdown Maps

LET'S STOP THE SPREAD - STAY HOME Read more >
08 April 2020

Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde

Media Release: Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde- World Health Day an opportunity to pay tribute to nurses and focus on our health Read more >
08 April 2020

Relief fund for Small Holder and Subsistence Farmers

Requested for support in facilitating application for small holder and substance farmers to benefit from initiatives aimed at mitigating the impact of COVID19 Read more >
06 April 2020

Draft Tax Bills for public comment

Publication of COVID-19 Draft Tax Bills for public comment Read more >
06 April 2020

Support for ‘Spaza’ Shops and Informal Traders/Hawkers

RE: DEPARTMENT OF SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT FOR ‘SPAZA’ SHOPS AND INFORMAL TRADERS/HAWKERS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC – RELIEF FUNDING SCHEME AND QUALIFYING CRITERIA Read more >
06 April 2020

COVID-19 AGRICULTURAL DISASTER SUPPORT

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: COVID-19 AGRICULTURAL DISASTER SUPPORT FUND FOR SMALLHOLDER AND COMMUNAL FARMERS Read more >
06 April 2020

Western Cape COVID-19 Breakdown

LET'S STOP THE SPREAD Read more >
03 April 2020

TOURISM RELIEF FUND FOR SMMEs

The Tourism Relief Fund provides once-off capped grant assistance to Small Micro and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMMEs) Read more >
03 April 2020

Free Basic Electricity Tokens

Easy way for indigent consumers to get their free basic units using this app. Please follow the easy steps to get your units. Read more >
03 April 2020

DISASTER MANAGEMENT ACT, 2002

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT - 26 MARCH 2020 Read more >
31 March 2020

Update on the Coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde

Update on the Coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde- communities can help us fight this virus Read more >
31 March 2020

LEARNER AND DRIVING TEST RESCHEDULED

In line with the government’s announcement that encourages Social Distancing, all Learner and Driving test has been rescheduled Read more >
27 March 2020

MEASURES FOR SMME's

STATEMENT BY MINISTER NTSHAVHENI ON GOVERNMENT MEASURES FOR SMMEs IN RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC Read more >
27 March 2020

Draft IDP and Annual Budget 2020-2023

Draft Integrated Development Plan and Annual Budget 2020-2023 Read more >
27 March 2020

HOW & WHERE TO PAY YOUR MUNICIPAL ACCOUNT

All enquiries must be logged via the Customer Care Services by 044-501 3000 or CustomerCare@plett.gov.za. Read more >
24 March 2020

CLOSURE OF THE PLETTENBERG BAY AIRPORT

CemAir Pty Ltd have been made aware of the situation and a NOTAM will inform General Aviations. Read more >
24 March 2020

Bitou Council On National LOCKDOWN

STATEMENT FROM THE BITOU COUNCIL ON THE NATIONAL LOCKDOWN FROM 26 MARCH TO 16 APRIL 2020 Read more >
23 March 2020

COVID-19

On 31 December 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) China country office reported a cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China. Read more >
13 March 2020

CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019

Contact the General Public Hotline 0800 029 999. It operates from Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 16:00. Read more >
13 March 2020

REFUSE COLLECTION DELAYS

Please keep all refuse containers (wheelie Bins or Black Bags) outside and accessible to the truck and the Municipal refuse collectors Read more >
13 March 2020

Bitou Council on Corona Virus cases

Bitou Council is taking steps to ensure that plans are in place to effectively deal with possible Corona Virus cases. Read more >
12 March 2020

BITOU MUNICIPALITY AND SEDA BASIC BUSINESS SKILLS TRAINING

Only 15 seats are available for the training. Seats will be booked on a first come and served basis. Read more >
11 March 2020

TRAVEL ADVISORY

Travelers should avoid all nonessential travel to countries affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Read more >
09 March 2020

Final Approved Adjustments Budget 2019/2020

On Monday 24/02/2020 Council adopted the 2019/2020 Adjustments Budget and this resolution (C/2/171/02/20) gives effect to section 21A of the Municipal Systems Act (Act 32, of 2000) Read more >
09 March 2020

Integrated Waste Management Services

You are hereby given notice that Household Bulky Waste will not be accepted at the Bitou Transfer Station as from 15 March 2020. Read more >
27 February 2020

Letter to the Plettenberg Bay Ratepayers

(Hereinafter referred to as “the report”). Read more >
19 February 2020

FREE NEW VENTURE CREATION

CLOSING: FRIDAY 21 FEBRUARY 2020 Read more >
19 February 2020

Release of a forensic report by the MEC

19 February 2020 Read more >
18 February 2020

INVITATION TO APPLY FOR A SMART ID CARD

It gives us great pleasure to invite your learners to apply for a Smart ID Card at Home Affairs office in George during the month of February 2020 between 16h00 until 18h30. Read more >
12 February 2020

EMERGENCY POWER SHUTDOWN

An emergency Electricity shutdown will occur on Friday 14 February 2020 at Brakkloof Substation, the shutdown will start from 08h00 till 12h00. Read more >
05 February 2020

Raising of long-term debt - Ordinary Council Meeting

The public is herewith notified of an Ordinary Council Meeting of the Bitou Local Municipality, to be held on 28 February 2020 in the municipal Council Chambers, Plettenberg Bay. Read more >
05 February 2020

Annual ‘Investing in African Mining Indaba’

Cape Town International Convention Centre Read more >
05 February 2020

2018/2019 draft Annual Report & 2019/2020 mid–year

The public is hereby invited to submit written comments or representations, if any, in respect of the 2018/2019 Draft Annual Rapport with the undersigned, by no later than Friday, 28 February 2020. Read more >
31 January 2020

World Wetland Day

2 February 2020 Read more >
29 January 2020

REPAIR AND RESURFACING OF PROVINCIAL MAIN ROAD MR00383

Marine Way form Challenge Drive to Main Road Read more >
27 January 2020

GOVERNMENT MESSAGES OF THE DAY

Government News Read more >
27 January 2020

Qolweni Housing Development Meeting

MEDIA RELEASE Read more >
14 January 2020

DRAFT ZONING SCHEME BY-LAW FOR COMMENT

This notice serves as a follow-up reminder that the draft Bitou Zoning Scheme By-law is available for public comment, as initially notified in the CX Press newspaper on 11 December 2019. Read more >
09 January 2020

Small-scale embedded generation policy

Invitation to comment on small-scale embedded generation policy Read more >
09 January 2020

Electrification of second dwellings

Invitation to comment on policy on electrification of second dwellings Read more >
08 January 2020

MESSAGE TO THE MATRIC CLASS OF 2019

All three high schools in our town achieved above 80% pass rates. Wittedrift High School achieved a 100% pass rate. Murray High and Plett Secondary Schools did not disappoint by achieving 82.4% and 93% respectively. Read more >
08 January 2020

Extension for the submission date

Application for Mayoral Bursary Fund: 2020 Academic Year Read more >
24 December 2019

SECOND DRAFT BITOU MUNICIPAL SDF

CALL FOR COMMENTS ON THE SECOND DRAFT BITOU MUNICIPAL SPATIAL DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK (SDF) Read more >
18 December 2019

CLOSURE OF MUNICIPAL OFFICES

CLOSURE OF MUNICIPAL OFFICES BETWEEN CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR 2019/2020 Read more >
18 December 2019

Application for Mayoral Bursary Fund: 2020 Academic Year

Learners who wish to further their studies during the 2019 calendar year, are hereby invited to apply for assistance from the Mayoral Bursary Fund. Read more >
12 December 2019

KRANSHOEK WATER SUPPLY INTERUPTION DUE TO LOAD SHEDDING

Area of interruption: Kranshoek Read more >
12 December 2019

WATER SUPPLY INTERUPTION DUE TO LOAD SHEDDING

Area of interruption: Bitou municipal area Read more >
10 December 2019

We Encourage Responsible Water Usage

Some tips to save Water Read more >
04 December 2019

Draft Bitou Zoning Scheme By-Law for public comment

Written comments or objections may be submitted for the attention of the Spatial Planner, Mr Marcel Minne before or on 7 February 2020. Read more >
03 December 2019

INTERRUPTION OF WATER SUPPLY

Area of interruption: Plettenberg Bay (along N2 National Highway east of the Old Nick site and up to the Bitou River Bridge on the R340 to Wittedrift) Read more >
03 December 2019

Seasonal Refuse Collection Schedule

The truck is coming – Get your refuse next to the street Read more >
03 December 2019

Waste Management

Facts about Bitou Waste Transfer Station Read more >
13 November 2019

To All Electricity Consumers

Please note if weather permitting, the supply of electricity to your premise will be interrupted on Thursday 21 November 2019 from 08h00 till 17h00. Alternative Day: Tuesday, 26 November 2019. Read more >
13 November 2019

Interruption Of Water Supply

Please be advised that the supply of water to your premises will be interrupted in order to connect a new pipeline for a new project. Read more >
07 November 2019

NRCS Annual Building Control Officer's Convention 2019

The NRCS officially invites you to attend the 2019 Building Control Officer's Annual Convention to be held at Bitou Municipality, Plettenberg Bay on the 22nd November 2019. Read more >
01 November 2019

Rural Fire Prevention

The possibility for bush fires is real. The hazards are present with over grown stands/plots/erven with the absence of fire breaks. The risk to this is "runaway" fires. Home owners in rural areas should be preparing for bush fires. Read more >
01 November 2019

ISAZISO

Phepha Mvume lo ku tshisa - Akukho mvume yo kutshisa ezakunikezelwa ukusukela ku mhla we 14 November 2019. Read more >
01 November 2019

BRAND PERMITE

Brand permit aansoeke en inspeksies sal middel Maart 2020 soos normaal voortgaan of soos weerstoestande toe laat. Read more >
01 November 2019

FIRE PERMITS

Fire Permit applications and Inspections for controlled burns may resume mid-March 2020 or as weather conditions allow. Read more >
28 October 2019

Cool-hand Kingston closes out SA Senior Open victory

James Kingston became a two-time SA national champion after winning the SA Senior Open, hosted by Bitou Municipality, in emphatic style with a birdie finish at Plettenberg Bay Country Club on Friday. Read more >
24 October 2019

Mcnulty in the hunt as Kingston forges ahead

James Kingston opened with a bogey on the first but added four birdies on his opening nine, before ending his round with a trio of birdies to take a four-shot lead into the third round of the SA Senior Open hosted by Bitou Municipality. Read more >
23 October 2019

AP Botes goes low in round 1 to take the lead

AP Botes goes low in round 1 to take the lead at the 2019 SA Senior Open Read more >
16 October 2019

Water technologies demonstration programme

YOUNG ENGINEERS “CHANGEMAKERS” PROGRAMME: OPEN CALL Read more >
16 October 2019

Load shedding

Bitou Municipality will only be affected at 22h00 tonight. Read more >
08 October 2019

Notice IDP Budget Process Plan Ward Meetings 2019

In terms of Section 28(3) of the Municipal Systems Act (Act No. 32 of 2000) which prescribes that the Municipality must inform communities about the particulars of the process it intends to follow in its Integrated Development Plan Read more >
17 September 2019

Call for proposals for sponsorship

Call for proposals for sponsorship branded beach umbrellas, branded beach cushions and auxilory services in Plettenberg Bay Read more >
05 September 2019

PUBLIC MEETING: WARD 2

Notice is hereby given of Public Meeting that will be held according to the schedule below: Read more >
02 September 2019

PUBLICATION OF RULES OF ORDER BY-LAW

Closing date for the public comments is on 30 September 2019 at 16:30. Read more >
24 July 2019

Commencement of construction works

Notice is hereby given to all residents in Poortjies of construction works that will be undertaken in your area. Read more >
18 April 2019

Notice 155/2019 Closing of Bitou municipality for Staff Wellness Event

Notice is hereby given that the municipal offices will close at 10h00 on Friday, 26 April 2019, due to a Staff Wellness Event. All essential and emergency services are operational. Read more >
25 February 2019

Council response to 20/02/2019 petition

Response from Special Council meeting on 25 February 2019 to the 20 February 2019 petition on electricity tariffs and related demands Read more >
24 February 2019

Urgent Notice: Limited services at DLTC (drivers and learners testing centre)

Limited services will be available at the Bitou DLTC, from 25 February to 8 March 2019. Read more >
30 January 2019

Plettenberg Bay Landfill Site Closure for Rehabilitation

The site is now closed permanently for rehabilitation as per the Closure Permit from the Department of Environmental Affairs, in accordance to governing legislation. Read more >
24 January 2019

National Rural Youth Service Corps

NARYSEC (National Rural Youth Service Corps) PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN BITOU MUNICIPALITY AND THE DEPARTMENT: RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND LAND REFORM (DRDLR) Read more >
17 January 2019

EPWP Wellness Day

CWP Eden Wellness Programme has been initiated By Samkelo Majo Eden District Coordinator with CEO’s of AFSA/ITHUNGA Consortium Thembeka Zondi. Read more >
14 January 2019

Construction of 441 Top Structures in Kwanokuthula

Applications are hereby invited for the appointment of the following position: COMMUNITY LIAISON OFFICER (CLO) / On the following project: CONSTRUCTION OF 441 TOP STRUCTURES IN KWANOKUTHULA Read more >
11 January 2019

Application for Mayoral Bursary Fund: 2019 Academic Year

Learners, who wish to further their studies during the 2019 calendar year, are hereby invited to apply for Assistance from the Mayoral Bursary Fund. Read more >
08 January 2019

Sewerage Services

We are currently experiencing mechanical faults with our sewer trucks. Read more >
20 December 2018

Unblocking of Electricity Meters

Unblocking of Electricity Meters from the 20th December 2018 until 04 January 2019 Read more >
12 December 2018

CLOSURE OF MUNICIPAL OFFICES

CLOSURE OF MUNICIPAL OFFICES BETWEEN CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR 2018/2019 Read more >
12 December 2018

Christmas Message

It is a privilege to welcome all the visitors to our beautiful town. May you enjoy our terrific beaches, the scenery and everything that this unique town has to present. Read more >
07 December 2018

BITOU MUNICIPALITY WON A WATER USE COMPLIANCE AWARD.

The Water Use Compliance Award is designed to award a municipality for compliance performance of all WWTW under the municipality jurisdiction that has a water use license and/or General Authorization. Read more >
03 December 2018

Load Shedding Stage 2

Please be informed that Load Shedding Stage 2 is in progress. Read more >
30 November 2018

POWER ALERT 1

The risk of loadshedding has moved from Stage 1 to Stage 2 for today, but will only be implemented if absolutely necessary Read more >
29 November 2018

WHITE SHARK RESEARCH PROJECT

TO: All Interested and Affected Stakeholders. You are cordially invited to participate in an open meeting. Read more >
23 November 2018

LIBRARY CLOSURE

SLUITING VAN BIBLIOTEKE: 30 N0VEMBER 2018 / UKUVALWA KWAMATHALA EENCWADI: 30 NOVEMBER 2018 Read more >
23 November 2018

MEDIA RELEASE

Re: Response to statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredel. Read more >
16 November 2018

Bitou Municipality’s new fleet unveiled to boost service delivery

Bitou Municipality received new vehicles to boost and strengthen the municipality’s service delivery departments. Read more >
13 November 2018

INTERRUPTION OF WATER SUPPLY

Please be advised that, the supply of water to your premises will be interrupted in order to carry out essential maintenance work in storage system. Read more >
07 November 2018

IDP FORUM MEETING

IDP FORUM MEETING: 15 NOVEMBER 2018 AT 09:00 AM Read more >
30 October 2018

eNATIS SYSTEM OFFLINE

The eNatis system at our licensing office is currently offline; as such, we are unable to perform any licensing transactions. Read more >
24 October 2018

Signing of the Ebenezer Land

The Ebenezer Land owners finally signed off the landmark deal between the Western Cape Province, Department of Human Settlements and Bitou Municipality for portion 3, 42, and 44 of farm No.437 Hilview. Read more >
19 October 2018

BITOU LOCAL MUNICIPALITY IDP FORUM MEETING

Notice is hereby given of Integrated Development Planning (IDP) Forum Meeting to be held at the Piesang Community Hall on 14 November 2018 at 09:00am. Read more >
18 October 2018

MEDIA RELEASE:

This refers to land parcels in the areas of the Crags, Qolweni and Ebenezer. Read more >
08 October 2018

Bitou SMME Incubator Programme

Bitou Municipality in partnership with Nedbank and SEDA hereby invites local existing and emerging businesses to join the Bitou SMME Incubator Programme. Read more >
02 October 2018

MEDIA RELEASE

MEDIA RESPONSE ON THE REMUNERATION OF SENIOR MANAGERS Read more >
01 October 2018

Executive Mayor Hosts Industry Leaders in Annual Bitou Municipality Mayoral Golf Day

With Bitou Municipality playing host to the SA Senior Open from 2-5 October the Executive Mayor, Councillor Lobese hosted his annual Mayoral Golf Day at the beautiful Plettenberg Bay Country Club. Read more >
17 September 2018

MEDIA RELEASE:

Bitou Municipality Expanded Public Works Programme Read more >
12 September 2018

Commission on Restitution of Land Rights

The Commission on Restitution of Land Rights is urgently looking for the following people in order to process their land claims. Read more >
06 September 2018

MAYORAL IMBIZO’S

In terms of Section 28(3) of the Municipal Systems Act (Act No. 32 of 2000) which prescribes that the Municipality must inform communities about the particulars of the process it intends to follow in its Integrated Development Plan. Read more >
05 September 2018

PUBLIC MEETING: WARD 2

Notice is hereby given of Ward Based Public Meeting that will be held according to the schedule Read more >
22 August 2018

NOTICE OF INTERRUPTION SUPPLY OF WATER

This serves as notice that on THURSDAY 23 August 2018 from 09h00 until 16h00 you may experience interruptions in the supply of water at your property. Read more >
21 August 2018

ADVERTISEMENT FOR MOC

Closing date for all applications: 07 SEPTEMBER 2018. Please take note that no applications received after the advertised closing date will be considered. Read more >
21 August 2018

ADVERTISEMENT FOR APCs in the Eden Region

Closing date for all applications: 07 SEPTEMBER. 2018. Please take note that no applications received after the advertised closing date will be considered. Read more >
20 August 2018

MEDIA RELEASE

MEDIA STATEMENT ON TENDER FRAUD Read more >
20 August 2018

MEDIA RELEASE

2017/18 FINANCIAL YEAR MUNICIPAL INFRASTRUCTURE GRANT MIG-APPRECIATION OF GOOD PERFORMANCE Read more >
20 August 2018

MUNICIPAL PUBLIC ACCOUNTS COMMITTEE MEETING

THURSDAY 23 AUGUST 2018 Read more >
14 August 2018

South Africa’s Toughest Firefighter Alive (TFA-SA)

Bitou’s firefighting team participated in the “South Africa’s Toughest Firefighter Alive (TFA-SA)” event held at Roeland Street Fire Station, Cape Town on the 10-12 August 2018. Read more >
20 July 2018

EPWP CDP Training

PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF THE FOLLOWING TRAINING OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL CIDB LEVEL 1 – 2 GB/CE CONTRACTORS Read more >
19 July 2018

UNPLANNED POWER INTERRUPTION AFFECTING BITOU MUNICIPALITY

To: All Bitou Residents || Attention: Affected Areas Read more >
10 July 2018

COMMUNITY IMBIZO

Deputy Minister: Rural Development and Land Reform, Mr Mcebisi Skwatsha Read more >
10 July 2018

Mandela Month Unity Walk

In celebration of Mandela month we as South Africans need to uphold Madiba's unwavering commitment to Justice; Equality and a Non-racial South Africa Read more >
06 July 2018

MEDIA RELEASE

Bitou municipality media statement on a visit of Honorable Minister of Human Settlements Nomaindia Mfeketo and Western Cape Provincial Minister of Human Settlements Mr. Bonginkosi Madikizela. Read more >
04 July 2018

ELECTRICITY PRE-PAID METERS

Vendors that will be activated for vending to the Proprietary meters (PT1…), Read more >
03 July 2018

ELECTRICITY PRE-PAID METERS

To see the list of authorized vendors, go to: www.bitou.gov.za/utilities-world Read more >
03 July 2018

MEDIA INVITATION

HON MINISTER NOMAINDIYA MFEKETO TO VISIT BITOU MUNICIPALITY Read more >
29 June 2018

Utilities World

Syntel will no longer provide pre-paid electricity to vendors in the Bitou area Read more >
28 June 2018

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT NOTICE

REGISTRATION ON AND UPDATE OF SUPPLIER DATABASE Read more >
27 June 2018

MEDIA RELEASE

MEDIA STATEMENT FOLLOWING THE MAYOR’S SECOND MEETING WITH THE QOLWENI AND BOSSIESGIF COMMUNITIES Read more >
22 June 2018

POWER ALERT 1

There is a low probability of rotational loadshedding today Read more >
21 June 2018

MEDIA RELEASE

RESPONSE BY EXECUTIVE MAYOR MSIMBOTI LOBESE TO THE REBUTTAL MEDIA STATEMENT OF MINISTER DONALD GRANT (TRANSPORT AND PUBLIC WORKS) Read more >
19 June 2018

MAYORAL PUBLIC FEEDBACK MEETING

All members of the community are welcome to attend. / Bonke abahlali bamnkelekile kulomhlangano. Read more >
19 June 2018

MEDIA RELEASE:

STATEMENT: EXECUTIVE MAYOR MSIMBOTI LOBESE APPLAUDS NATIONAL MINISTER OF HUMAN SETTLEMENT, UNDERTAKING TO VISIT BITOU MUNICIPALITY FOLLOWING PROTESTS, BUT DISAPPOINTED IN THE CONDUCT OF PROVINCIAL MINISTERS Read more >
14 June 2018

Notice to Residents following unrests

This follows after an engagement between Executive Mayor, Cllr Peter Lobese and the Community of Qolweni. As agreed during the engagement the unrest of recent days will stop and the Executive Mayor will report back to the community in seven days... Read more >
14 June 2018

CLOSURE OF MUNICIPAL OFFICES

Municipal Offices are closed for today Thursday, 14 June 2018 and will re-open on Friday, 15 June 2018 at 07h30 Read more >
13 June 2018

Veld Fire Warning

Strong damaging winds often occur along coastal regions, but also often occur during thunderstorm activity. These winds are sudden and can cause much damage. Read more >
11 June 2018

APPLICATION: FILM TRAINING FOR BITOU UNEMPLOYED YOUTH.

LET YOUR DIGITAL VOICE BE HEARD Read more >
11 June 2018

07June 2017 Commemoration

This fire disaster left hundreds of Bitou residents displaced and in dire need of aid. Read more >
08 June 2018

Budget and Tariffs 2018/19 and IDP 2017/22

APPROVED BUDGET AND TARIFFS 2018/19 AND ADOPTED REVISED INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT PLAN (IDP): 2017 - 2022 Read more >
05 June 2018

Statement On The Qolweni Informal Dwellings Fire On Sunday, 3rd June 2018

On Sunday, 3rd June 2018, a fire started after 9pm (21h00) in the informal settlement of Qolweni (ward 3) in the Bitou municipality. According to the Fire Department, the exact cause of the fire is not yet determined. Read more >
31 May 2018

Municipalities, Governmental Sector Department and Ward Committees discuss the 2018/2019 - 2021/2022 IDPs

The Eden District Municipality (Eden DM) hosted its first Integrated Development Planning (IDP)/Budget and Performance Management System (PMS) Representative Forum on 21 and 22 May 2018 at the Civic Centre of Mossel Bay. Read more >
17 May 2018

AUDIT & PERFORMANCE AUDIT COMMITTEE

Applications are hereby invited for persons with suitable skills and qualifications to serve as members of the Bitou Municipality's audit committee in terms of Section 166 of the Municipal Finance Management Act (No. 56 of 2003). Read more >
16 May 2018

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

THE PROPOSED UPGRADE OF THE NATURE’S VALLEY BULK WATER SUPPLY SCHEME: UPGRADING OF A RESERVOIR AND PIPELINES Read more >
26 April 2018

PUBLIC MEETING: WARD 2

Notice is hereby given of Cllr Dave Swart Report Back Public Meeting Read more >
25 April 2018

Refuse Collection

There are currently only 2 out of 5 of Compactor Trucks working. 2 Bakkies have been unserviceable since January 2018 Read more >
25 April 2018

CLOSURE OF MUNICIPAL OFFICES

Notice is hereby given that all Municipal offices will close at 13h30 on Thursday, 26 April 2018 and will re-open on Monday, 30 April 2018 at 07h30. Read more >
23 April 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE CALLING FOR INSPECTION OF THE FIRST SUPPLEMENTARY VALUATION ROLL (SV01) AND LODGING OF OBJECTIONS

PUBLIC NOTICE CALLING FOR INSPECTION OF THE FIRST SUPPLEMENTARY VALUATION ROLL (SV01) AND LODGING OF OBJECTIONS Read more >
23 April 2018

PUBLIEKE KENNISGEWING VIR INSPEKSIE VAN DIE EERSTE AANVULLENDE WAARDASIEROL (AW01) EN INDIEN VAN BESWARE

PUBLIEKE KENNISGEWING VIR INSPEKSIE VAN DIE EERSTE AANVULLENDE WAARDASIEROL (AW01) EN INDIEN VAN BESWARE Read more >
27 March 2018

RE-REGISTRATION OF INDIGENTS FOR 2018-19

All residents within the jurisdiction of the Bitou Local Municipality are hereby invited for re-registration of Indigent benefit/subsidy for the 2018/19 financial year Read more >
27 March 2018

IDP WARD PUBLIC MEETINGS

Notice is hereby given of Integrated Development Planning (IDP) Ward based public meetings. Read more >
27 March 2018

RE-LOCATION OF OFFICES

Notice is hereby given that the Cashiers department of Bitou Municipality will be relocating to the Melville’s Corner Shopping Centre Read more >
23 March 2018

UPDATED PRESS STATEMENT ON PLETTENBERG BAY AIRPORT AND CEMAIR

A meeting was held between the Executive Management Team of Bitou Local Municipality, led by the acting municipal manager, Mr. J. B. Douglas and CEMAIR, on Thursday, 22 March 2018. Read more >
20 March 2018

MEDIA RELEASE ON THE SPECIAL COUNCIL DECISION REGARDING PLETTENBERG BAY AIRPORT

Tuesday, 14 March 2018, the accounting officer of Bitou Municipality, Mr. J. B. Douglas (Acting Municipal Manager), pursuant to a resolution of a Special Council meeting of 28 February 2018, issued a notice to CEMAIR to cease operations immediately.. Read more >
13 March 2018

ROAD CLOSURE – SEWELL STREET

Notice is hereby given of road closure. Sewell Street will be temporarily closed between Odland and Church Streets as a precautionary measure. Read more >
13 March 2018

COMMENCEMENT OF CONSTRUCTION WORKS

Notice is hereby given to all residents in Kwa-Nokuthula, New Horizons, Pine Trees and Kurland of construction works that will be undertaken in your area. Read more >
12 March 2018

MUNICIPAL PUBLIC ACCOUNTS COMMITTEE MEETING

Council Chambers, Municipal Offices, Sewell Street, Plettenberg Bay on the 20 MARCH 2018 at 13h00 Read more >
08 March 2018

IDP FORUM MEETING

Notice is hereby given of Integrated Development Planning (IDP) Forum Meeting to be held at Piesang Community Hall on the 14 March 2018, at 10:00. This notice is given in terms of Chapter 4 and 5 of the Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000. Read more >
06 March 2018

AMENDED 2017/2018 TOP-LAYER SDBIP

Notice is hereby given in terms of Section 44 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, 2000 (Act 32 of 2000) and MFMA Circular 13 (Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act, 56 of 2003)... Read more >
06 March 2018

INVITATION TO SERVE ON THE AUDIT COMMITTEE OF BITOU MUNICIPALITY

Applications are hereby invited for persons with suitable skills to serve as members of the Bitou Municipality's audit and audit performance committee in terms of Section 166 of the Municipal Finance Management Act, 2003. Read more >
01 March 2018

LOCAL AUTHORITY NOTICE

The public is herewith notified, in terms of the provision of Section 46 (3)(a)(i) of the Municipal Finance Management Act, Act 56 of 2003, of a Special Council Meeting of the Bitou Local municipality to be held on 29 March 2018 at 09:00... Read more >
01 March 2018

AUDIT COMMITTEE

INVITATION TO SERVE ON THE AUDIT COMMITTEE OF BITOU MUNICIPALITY Read more >
26 February 2018

Valuation Roll Entries of Former Rural Lifestyle

PROGRESS ON ENTRIES ON THE SUPPLEMENTARY VALUATION ROLL IN RESPECT OF FORMER RURAL LIFESTYLE CATEGORY Read more >
18 January 2018

COMMUNITY LIASON OFFICER

BITOU MUNICIPALITY (WC047) In Conjunction with Meyer & Verster. Applications are hereby invited for the appointment of the following position: COMMUNITY LIAISON OFFICER (CLO) Read more >
17 January 2018

COMMENCEMENT OF CONSTRUCTION WORKS: BEACON WAY

Notice is hereby given to all residents of construction works that will be undertaken in the Poortjies area. Read more >
12 January 2018

DLTC Celebrated one year of operation

Only 20 candidates can undertake the written learner license examination at a time, however various times are available to write, per day. Read more >
21 December 2017

BITOU HOSTS COASTAL INTERPROVINCIAL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT FACILITATOR FORUM (WESTERN & EASTERN CAPE)

The LGSETA recently hosted a two-day Interprovincial Skills Development Facilitator Forum in Bitou, with municipalities from the Eastern and Western Cape. Read more >
07 December 2017

BITOU IMPLEMENTING STAGE 1 WATER RESTRICTIONS

We apologize for the misprint in the What's New stating that we are in Stage 2 instead of Stage 1. Please note that all users of Municipal portable Water, we request that Good Water Management Habits and Practices apply. Read more >
16 November 2017

Notice of Water Supply Interruption

Part of the works involve the inter connection of the new water supply pipeline into the existing water supply network. Read more >
15 November 2017

BITOU LOCAL MUNICIPALITY IDP FORUM MEETING

This invite is extended to all organizations or individuals who would like to have inputs into the revision of the Municipal Integrated Development Plan and contribute in the preparation of 2018/2019 municipal budget. Read more >
09 November 2017

Annual Chief’s Inspection 2017

The inspection will serve as an assessment in preparation for the upcoming festive season and will take place on Monday 13 November 2017. Read more >
06 November 2017

Amendments to Drought Management Policies

Bitou Council approved its amended Drought Management Policy through ITEM C/5/28/10/17 Read more >
23 October 2017

Roads Resurfacing and maintenance

The following street will be effected by road maintenance from Monday 23 October 2017 to Friday 27 October 2017. Read more >
20 October 2017

BITOU LOCAL MUNICIPALITY IDP FORUM MEETING

Notice is hereby given of Integrated Development Planning (IDP) Forum Meeting to be held at the Piesang Valley Hall on the 27 October 2017, at 09:00. Read more >
09 October 2017

APPLICATION FOR MAYORAL BURSARY 2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

Learners who wish to further their studies during the 2018 calendar year, are hereby invited to apply for Assistance from the Mayoral Bursary Fund. Read more >
02 October 2017

PORTION 98 OF THE FARM GANZE VALLEI NR.444

PROPOSED OCCASIONAL USE: PORTION 98 OF THE FARM GANZE VALLEI NR.444, BITOU MUNICIPALITY Read more >
02 October 2017

APPLICATIONS FOR EVENTS ON PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SPACES

NOTICE OF CLOSING DATES FOR APPLICATIONS FOR EVENTS ON PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SPACES OVER THE PEAK SEASON FROM 1 NOVEMBER 2017 UNTIL 15 JANUARY 2018. Read more >
28 September 2017

HUMAN SETTLEMENTS

IF YOUR MONTHLY HOUSEHOLD INCOME RANGES BETWEEN R3501–R15000, THE PROVINCIAL DEPARTEMENT OF HUMAN SETTLEMENTS, CAN ASSIST YOU TO BECOME A HOMEOWNER. Read more >
28 September 2017

MENSLIKE NEDERSETTINGS

INDIEN JOU MAANDLIKSE HUISHOUDELIKE INKOMSTE TUSSEN R3501 – R15000 IS KAN DIE PROVINSIALE DEPARTEMENT VAN MENSLIKE NEDERSETTINGS BEHULPSAAM WEES OM ‘N HUISEIENAAR TE WORD. Read more >
28 September 2017

HUMAN SETTLEMENTS

XA UMVUZO WEKHAYA LAKHO NGENYANGA UKUMYINGE OPHAKATHI KWAMA R3501 – R15000, ISEBE LEPHONDO LOKUHLALISWA KOLUNTU, LINGAKUNCEDA UKUBA UBE NGUMNINIKHAYA. Read more >
20 September 2017

CLOSURE OF MUNICIPAL OFFICES

Notice is hereby given that all municipal offices will be closed between 14h00 and 16h30 on Thursday 21 September 2017. Read more >
19 September 2017

EXPORT AWARENESS SEMINAR

Overview of Export Process and Services offered by Export Development & Support of the dti Read more >
18 September 2017

Bitou Municipality at your Service

As part of the communication objectives for the 2017 Public Service Month programme by the Department of Public Service And Administration, is to demonstrate “Government at Work”. Read more >
15 September 2017

Bitou Public Safety

Bitou Public Safety instituted a Special Operation in their plight to clamp down the illegalities concerning passenger-carrying vehicles. Read more >
14 September 2017

International Coastal Clean-up

Kurland Village clean-up. 09h00 @ The Crags Primary School. Waste Management/Community Services Read more >
12 September 2017

ERRATUM Municipal Notice No: 183 /2017 (Updated)

The Executive Mayor of Bitou Municipality Cllr. Peter Lobese is inviting all community members to attend the “Mayoral Imbizo’s”. Please note the new changes done to the schedule (14 September 2017) Read more >
07 September 2017

NOMINATIONS FOR EXTERNAL BMPT MEMBERS

In terms of the Spatial Planning and Land Use Planning Act, 16 of 2013 and the Bitou Municipality: Land Use Planning By-law, Bitou Municipality hereby invites nominations for members of the public to be appointed to the BMPT Read more >
05 September 2017

Effects of the drought disaster

Bitou to expedite efforts to address the effects of the drought disaster through funding received from National and Provincial Government Read more >
04 September 2017

PUBLIC SERVICE MONTH

The 2017 national Public Service Month (PSM) will take place across the country from 1 to 30 September under the theme: “Together Moving, the Public Service Forward: We Belong, We Care, We Serve” Read more >
25 August 2017

UPGRADING OF THE WATER SUPPLY IN THE CBD AREA

Notice is hereby given that the Bitou Municipality is upgrading the water network in the CBD area along Main Road and High Streets. Read more >
24 August 2017

Bitou Local Municipality and Plett Tourism Association

Bitou Local Municipality has a healthy relationship with Plett Tourism that has been cemented over the past five years and continues to grow despite challenges faced at times. Read more >
16 August 2017

‘WAR ON ILLEGAL DUMPPING’ campaign

The vision of the ward 4 committee in partnership with the Municipality to erect gardens at the various dumping sites to discourage and ultimately eliminate illegal dumping in Ward 4. “We want residents to take pride in their community”, Read more >
10 June 2017

Fire Update - Dear residents / readers

#BitouFires largely under control and monitoring will be done throughout the night. Please be vigilant and safe. 044 533 5000 Bitou Comms Read more >
10 June 2017

UPDATE

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10 June 2017

SCAM ALERT!

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09 June 2017

ASSISTANCE TO VICTIMS OF FIRE IN BITOU

The Executive Mayor of Bitou Local Municipality Cllr Peter Lobese has set up the BITOU FIRE VICTIMS DISASTER RELIEF FUND in conjunction with Nedbank SA. Read more >
08 June 2017

FIRE UPDATE

For Emergencies, Contact the Following: BCPA – 082 251 8134 / WhatsApp – 071 869 3371 Read more >
07 June 2017

Bitou Implementing Stage 1 Water Restrictions

Notice to all users of Municipal potable water: Good Water Management Habits and Practices shall apply immediately. Read more >
02 June 2017

H2O Hero - Water Tips

When you look around at your community, you will likely notice that there is more land covered with housing than any other use. Every house has impervious surfaces (roofs, sidewalks, and/or driveways) that prevent water from soaking into the ground. Read more >
31 May 2017

Electricity Outage

REASON: To perform maintenance on electrical equipment. - WARNING: Consumers are requested to treat their installation as live during this period as the supply may be switch on at any time. Read more >
26 May 2017

Electricity Outage

Reason: To perform maintenance on electrical equipment. Read more >
24 May 2017

MEDIA RELEASE

Election of new Speaker and Deputy Executive Mayor for Bitou Local Municipality Read more >
19 May 2017

Electricity Outage

Reason: To perform maintenance on electrical equipment. Read more >
16 May 2017

Water Works

Water Maintenance work to be done in Keurbooms Strand and Keurbooms River Read more >
15 May 2017

Electricity Outage

Electrical Maintenance work to be done in Keurbooms Strand - Alternative Date: 24 May 2017 Read more >
05 May 2017

This is an opportunity for the YOUTH in the Bitou District

You need to be: - Aged between 18 to 35 years - Must have Matric - Available to attend a six week training program Read more >
04 May 2017

NOTICE: BITOU LOCAL MUNICIPALITY IDP FORUM MEETING

MUNICIPAL NOTICE NUMBER: 104/2017 - This notice is given in term of Chapter 4 and 5 of the Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000. Read more >
12 April 2017

CLOSURE OF MUNICIPAL OFFICES

Notice is hereby given that the Bitou Municipal Administrative Offices will officially close on Thursday, 13th April 2017 at 13h30 and will remain closed until Monday, 17 April 2017. All Offices will re-open on Tuesday, 18th April 2017 at 07h30. Read more >
05 April 2017

Press Release - SA Senior Open

This is the strongest ever field assembled for a Senior Tour event in South Africa, but there was one player whose performance eclipsed all other competitors and that was Mark McNulty. “SuperMac” was the best player on the course on Tuesday... Read more >
14 March 2017

IMPORTANT NOTICE

INVITATION TO ARTS AND CULTURE ORGANISATIONS AND CULTURAL FESTIVALS IN THE WESTERN CAPE TO APPLY FOR PROJECT FUNDING Read more >
14 March 2017

BELANGRIKE KENNISGEWING

UITNODIGING AAN KUNS- EN KULTUURORGANISASIES EN KULTUURFEESTE IN DIE WES-KAAP OM AANSOEK TE DOEN OM PROJEKBEFONDSING Read more >
14 March 2017

ISAZISO ESIBALULEKILEYO

ISIMEMO ESIYA KWIMIBUTHO YOBUGCISA NENKCUBEKO KUNYE NEMINYHADALA YENKCUBEKO ENTSHONA KOLONI SOKUBA IFAKE IZICELO ZONCEDO-MALI LWEEPROJEKTHI Read more >
10 March 2017

PUBLIC INSPECTION OF THE GENERAL VALUATION ROLL 2017/2021

The general valuation rolls for the financial years 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2021 lies open for public inspection at the various municipal offices & libraries within the municipal boundaries and/or in addition at www.bitou.gov.za from 21 February 2017. Read more >
08 March 2017

ERRATUMS

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07 March 2017

Power Failure in Bitou Area

Information with regards to Unplanned outage in Plett area Read more >
01 March 2017

Fire in the Bitou Area

Veld Fire in Plettenberg Bay. Read more >
22 February 2017

Municipal Notice: 43/2017

The Bitou Local Municipality is one of the fastest growing municipalities in the country and is promoted as an attractive destination for tourism and economic development. Read more >
10 February 2017

NOTICE TO ALL BITOU RESIDENTS

4 DAYS BASIC BUSINESS SKILLS TRAINING: 13 February – 16 February 2017 Read more >
10 February 2017

NOTICE TO ALL BITOU YOUTH

YOUTH INFORMATION SHEET: Ages 14 to 35. Notice is hereby given to all youth in the Bitou Municipality area. Read more >
02 February 2017

DRAFT ANNUAL REPORT: 2015/2016 FINANCIAL YEAR

A printed copy of the Eden DM Draft Annual Report will be available from 03 February 2017 until 23 February 2017, at the following Eden DM offices and B-Municipalities: Read more >
25 January 2017

Bitou Public Safety Opens Driver’s License Testing Center

Public Safety will also open it’s Driving License Testing grounds during the course of this year. Read more >
04 January 2017

Water Pipe Burst - Resolved

Issue has been resolved by Stand by team for pipe breakage. Thank you for your patience. Read more >
28 December 2016

Dogs on beaches in Plett

For any queries relating to dogs on beaches please contact Customer Care on 044 501 3174/5, and they will respond within 24 hours. After hours 086 124 8686. Read more >
28 December 2016

Fire Update 2

The Fire line is contained and a 72hour monitor and patrol has been in effect. Currently there are a few spots within burnt out area smouldering lightly. This will be monitored for the next 48 Hours... Read more >
28 December 2016

Electricity Saving Tips in Bitou

The town is already in its December holiday season. Load shedding has been postponed for a while but the power situation needs to be continuously managed due to the expected tourists and non-resident home-owner influx. Read more >
28 December 2016

Water Restrictions in Bitou - Notice Number:304/2016

Notice to all users of Municipal portable drinking water for good water management habits and practices for the continuation to limit the use of water in order to conserve this precious commodity. Read more >
27 December 2016

Fire Update

In fire prevention and safety, the learn not to burn programme has been introduced to schools and trust that children will refrain from “playing with fire” as the damages, risks and hazards that follow can lead to loss of life and property Read more >
26 December 2016

Power Outage Update

We apologise for any inconvenience caused due to the interruption of electricity. Read more >
22 December 2016

Christmas message to Bitou Residents and Visitors

Fellow citizens, residents of and visitors to this small but beautiful world in which we find ourselves, the Bitou municipal district, allow me on behalf of Bitou Municipality to convey a message to you all, young and old. Read more >
20 December 2016

Notice Closure of Municipal Offices

Notice is hereby given that all municipal offices will close on the following dates... Read more >
14 December 2016

Landfill Site Information

Dear Bitou Resident. Please note the following information on where to take your classified waste. Read more >
13 December 2016

NOTICE CLOSURE OF MUNICIPAL OFFICES

BITOU MUNICIPALITY (WC047) NOTICE NUMBER: NO:306/2016 CLOSURE OF MUNICIPAL OFFICES: 15 DECEMBER 2016 Read more >
28 November 2016

Bitou Municipal Council News

Executives write to the Greater Bitou. Bitou Housing Developments. Bitou Municipality - Waste Collection Schedule. Ward Committee Establishment. Important Numbers. Use of Fireworks and Sky Lanterns. Read more >
23 November 2016

IMPLEMENTATION OF BITOU MUNICIPALITY RIVER BY-LAW

Notice is hereby given that the Bitou Municipality River By-law has been approved by Council and is being officially gazetted. Read more >
23 November 2016

Annual Chief Inspection

Bitou Municipality’s Public Safety Manager; Mr. Andile Sakati had his successful Annual Chief Inspection on Friday 18 Nov 2016. Read more >
23 November 2016

WARNING, SCAM ALERT

WARNING: SCAM ALERT Bitou Local Municipality has been informed of a scam artist/s attempting to exploit unknowing citizens in an attempt to extort money from them. Read more >
17 November 2016

GRANTS-IN-AID: CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Bitou Municipality reserves the right not to make any award and will make no award to organisations that have received funds in the previous book year but have not submitted a final report on its previous expenditure. Read more >
16 November 2016

Supplementary Valuation Roll

CERTIFICATION BY: MUNICIPAL VALUER AS CONTEMPLATED IN SECTION 34(C) OF THE MUNICIPAL PROPERTY RATES ACT 6 OF 2004 Read more >
16 November 2016

Supplementary Valuation Roll

CERTIFICATION BY: MUNICIPAL VALUER AS CONTEMPLATED IN SECTION 34(C) OF THE MUNICIPAL PROPERTY RATES ACT 6 OF 2004 Read more >
24 October 2016

CWP is Coming to Bitou

1 & 2 NOVEMBER 2016 CWP REGISTRATION What is the Community Work Programme (CWP) Read more >
24 October 2016

Establishment of Ward Committees for the term, 2016- 2021.

Notice is hereby given for the Establishment of Ward Committees. Public meetings will be held in all wards on the specified dates. Read more >
13 October 2016

Government Communication and Information Systems (GCIS)

Liquor and Gambling Amendment Bills, 2016 Read more >
14 September 2016

APPLICATION FOR MUNICIPAL BURSAY

Learners who wish to further their studies in 2017 are hereby invited to apply for Municipal Assistance in the form of a bursary. Read more >
31 August 2016

Fire in Plett area originated/stem from De Vlugt fire State

Fire in Plett area originated/stem from De Vlugt fire that started earlier this week. Currently fire has spread across Keurbooms river towards Eastern side Read more >
16 August 2016

CLOSING OF PUBLIC LIBRARIES – 17 AUGUST 2016

Notice is hereby given that all Public Libraries will close at 13h00 WEDNESDAY, 17 August 2016 due to Municipality staff meeting that will take place at Piesang Hall. Sorry for the inconvenience Read more >
29 June 2016

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THE TOURISM BLUE FLAG PROJECT (2016-2018)

WESSA calling for applications from unemployed youth for a 28 month learnership in Environmental and tourism training and practical experience. Read more >
20 June 2016

BITOU YOUTH Desk Facilitate Training of Unemployed Youth.

During the first semester of 2016 the Bitou Youth Development Officer Mr D Meyer through of office of the Executive Mayor hosted various training opportunities for your local youth. Read more >
20 June 2016

Supplementary Valuation Roll

CERTIFICATION BY: MUNICIPAL VALUER AS CONTEMPLATED Read more >
14 June 2016

REGISTRATION ON AND UPDATE OF SUPPLIER DATABASE

As from 1st of June 2016 all suppliers who intends doing business with the Bitou Municipality, must be registered on the National Treasury Central Supplier Database (CSD). Read more >
09 June 2016

MEDIA STATEMENT ON APPROVAL OF THE BITOU BUDGET

Date: Monday, 6 June 2016 Read more >
09 June 2016

NOTICE OF TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES: SISHUBA STREET, KWA-NOKUTHULA

Bitou Municipality will commence with roadworks in Kwa-Nokuthula along Sishuba Street shortly. Umasipala wasebitou uzakuqala ukulungisa iindlela Kwa-Nokuthula, Sishuba Sitalato kungekudala. Read more >
02 June 2016

Approval of Budget & Tarrifs and IDP 2016/17

APPROVED BUDGET AND TARIFFS 2016/2017 AND ADOPTED FOURTH REVIEW INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT PLAN (IDP) 2016/2017. Read more >
24 May 2016

AIR QUALITY AWARENESS

The Bitou Air Quality division which resorts under Waste Management together with their Eden District Municipality counterparts, conducted Air Quality tests in the vicinity of Garden of Eden on Thursday, 28 April 2016. Read more >
21 September 2015

MAYORAL GOLF DAY

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Last published 01 September 2015