The Overstrand Heritage and Aesthetics Committee is an advisory body that was appointed in terms of the National Heritage Resources Act, 1999 to advise the local authority on the aesthetics and conservation of the built and natural environment of the Overstrand. This committee normally meets once a month.

The public is herewith invited to nominate members to serve on the committee. Candidates need to show a remarkable interest in and concerned about the heritage of the Overstrand and in the nature of future development in the area. Architectural, Archeology or other relevant qualifications or conservation experience or interests would be an advantage.

Nomination proposals shall be in writing and signed by a proposer and a seconder who both permanently reside in the Overstrand. A short CV of the nominee must accompany each proposal.

The screening of candidates will be done by the incumbent Committee in co-operation with a representative of the Overstrand Municipality. Interviews will be conducted with candidates on the shortlist. Appointments can only be done when a candidate attains the votes of two thirds of the incumbent Committee members present at such a meeting, including a representative of the Overstrand Municipality.

Elected members shall hold office for two years from the date of the AGM, after which their term expires. They shall be eligible for re-election.

The Annual General Meeting of the Overstrand Heritage and Aesthetics Committee is to be held on 10 October 2019 at 17h30 in the Overstrand Civic Centre, Hermanus.

All completed nomination forms, including a short CV need to be marked for attention of the above mentioned Committee and delivered or posted to the Building Control Services office in Hermanus on or before 25 September 2019, by handing it in over the counter, or by posting it to Box 20, Hermanus 7200, or by faxing it to tel 028 313 2822, or by e-mailing it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Nomination forms are available from Building Control Service offices at all administrations, but may also be requested in e-mail form from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Anyone requiring more information, please telephone Mrs. Elizabeth Lowings 028 313 8089.