Municipal accounts for March and April 2020 will not be posted, however, those customers who have opted to receive their utility bill via email will get their statements timeously.

Customers can request duplicate invoices of their accounts by sending an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Alternatively send an SMS with your account number and query to 0825616625.

The financial department will monitor the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  e-mail address for account queries as well as applications for extended payment relief.

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The effects of COVID-19 are being felt across the length and breadth of South Africa.   The national lockdown, while necessary to curb the spread of the virus, is having a devastating impact on the economy of the Overstrand.  As we enter the fourth week of lockdown many self-employed people and casual workers are struggling to make ends meet and small businesses are wondering whether they will be able to survive.

The Overstrand Council implemented a number of measures to assist businesses and residents during this period, these include the deferment of payment of Municipal accounts for April and May for those who find themselves financially strapped at this time.  Businesses may apply to pay these accounts over six months and individuals over a maximum of twelve months.

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GRANT-IN-AID applications for the 2020/21 financial year must be submitted on or before 24 April 2020.

Due to the lockdown restrictions, applications can ONLY be submitted electronically. Only Appendix C must be submitted.  The other required documents should be kept available till after the lockdown.

Projects that will be considered for a grant-in-aid should complement Overstrand Municipality’s goals, objectives, programmes and actions.

The objective is to support external organisations in delivering services to communities which fall within the municipality’s area of responsibility, to contribute towards community development.

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On 27 March 2020, Overstrand Municipality distributed Hazmat level B suits to all operational staff who will be in direct contact with the public to provide essential services.

This includes the solid refuse collection teams and those who clean taxi ranks and toilets in the informal settlements across the Overstrand.

Overstrand Municipality is deeply concerned about residents who aren't taking the COVID-19 Coronavirus rules seriously enough.

Please #StayAtHome. You will lessen your chances of being infected and reduce the likelihood of passing the virus to others.

Social Distancing is key.

#FlattenTheCurve #covid19

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Overstrand Municipality appeals to residents to be responsible and to adhere to the guidelines before placing waste outside for removal on scheduled days.

Everyone will need to do their part in taking precautions and follow good hygiene principles to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Please stay home (if you can) and only go out for food and medicine and medical support when it is really needed.

Protect yourselves from becoming infected but also your friends and neighbours.

Important guidelines regarding the proper handling and storage of domestic waste generated by all positively identified COVID-19 residents.


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