Several tenders are currently open and are being advertised on the municipal website:

  • Appointment of a Professional Consultant to Conduct Noise Impact Assessments As and When Needed (closing date of the tender is on 26 April 2023)
  • Baboon Management Program ((closing date of the tender is on 26 April 2023)
  • Repair and Maintenance of Irrigation Systems (closing date of the tender is on 21 April 2023)
  • Appointment of Panel of Attorneys for the Rendering of Legal Services ((closing date of the tender is on 14 April 2023)
  • Supply, Installation, Monitoring and Armed Response of Alarm Systems and CCTV Camera Call Outs (closing date of the tender is on 14 April 2023)
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A controlled burn on 80 hectares of Blessberg in Betty’s Bay, is planned for the first week of April, weather depending.

This burn will be both a fuel load reduction and ecological burn and will be first of the controlled burns for the 2023 burn season.

Overstrand Municipality along with Cape Nature, Overberg District Municipality and Greater Overberg Fire Protection Association (goFPA) will conduct the burn. They will also do search and rescue operations in the days leading up to the burn to remove tortoises, chameleons and other animals out of harm’s way.

The Municipality asks members of the pubic to please avoid this area during the burn.

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The R43 road between Hermanus and Stanford will not be closed for the Whale Coast Half Marathon on Saturday, 25 March 2023 from 07:00 - 10:00, but motorists are reminded to be vigilant in looking out for runners.

The half marathon will start at Grotto beach at 07:00 from where the runners will run towards Voëlklip beach past Birkenhead House and then turn right into 10th Street and continue to De Mond Caravan Park.

After crossing 7th Street, the runners will head straight along the R43 on the shoulder of the road towards Stanford Hills.

Overstrand Municipal Traffic Services, Provincial Traffic and marshals will be on duty.

Please overtake with care and apply the road rules while giving the 240 runners the space they need to run safely.

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Overstrand Municipality is currently arranging venues for roadshows on Saturdays to update the indigent database and to help families to register or to re- apply for indigent support.

The indigent support assists needy households that have limited financial ability to pay for municipal services.

Find out if you qualify as an indigent for a subsidy on water, sewerage, electricity and waste on your municipal account.

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Overstrand Municipality is celebrating International Day of Forests with the planting of 30 trees, at the Mount Pleasant cemetery.

These trees were kindly donated by the Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF) and are the first of 1 000 trees to be planted across the Overstrand.

The UN General Assembly proclaimed 21 March as the International Day of Forests in 2012. The Day celebrates all types of forests and create awareness about the importance of preserving them.

The theme for 2023 is 'Forests and health' that highlights the connection that exists between the forests and human health.

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Hermanus 028 313 8000
Kleinmond 028 271 8400
Gansbaai 028 384 8300
Stanford 028 341 8500