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Road Closure: MR233 connection across the
Langebaan Air Force Base joining the R27

As part of the upgrades to the MR233 connection across the Langebaan Air Force Base joining the R27 (West Coast road), the MR233 will be closed to traffic from 23 September 2015 until the end of December 2015. Road users are requested to use the alternate route, as indicated on the temporary road signs. Please direct any inquiries to Mr Johan van Nieuwholtz, from Group Five Construction (Pty) Ltd on 082 469 7635. road_closure

The Phelophepa Healthcare Train is in Town!

The Transnet Phelophepa Healthcare Train will service residents of the Saldanha Bay Municipal area this September.

The train will be stationed at the Saldanha Station and will provide healthcare services Mondays – Fridays from 21 – 25 September and again 28 September – 2 October 2015.

Healthcare services include free healthcare education, cancer and diabetes educare, counselling, a dental clinic and an eye clinic.

Click here for a copy of the transport plan (from all towns) to the Saldanha Station.


Public Comment Invited on Draft Human Settlements Plan

The Saldanha Bay Municipality has compiled a Draft Human Settlements Plan for release for public comment. A Human Settlements Plan is a planning document that guides and manages the delivery of housing within the municipal area.

A series of public meetings will be held as follows:

Tuesday, 15 September 2015 Town Hall, Langebaan 18h00
Wednesday, 16 September 2015 Town Hall, Oudekraal, Hopefield 18h00
Thursday, 17 September 2015 Louwville Hall, Vredenburg 18h00
Tuesday, 29 September 2015 Town Hall, Paternoster 18h00
Wednesday, 30 September 2015 Laingville Hall, St Helena Bay 18h00
Thursday, 1 October 2015 Diazville Hall, Saldanha 18h00

Copies of the document will be available for public inspection at all public libraries within the Saldanha Bay Municipal Area.

Please find below the electronic version.

Cover & Table of Contents Annexure A
Part 1 Annexure B
Part 2 Annexure C

Implementation of Automated Telephone System

Saldanha Bay Municipality will implement a new telephone system (auto attendance) during September 2015. The system will assist the Municipality to improve communication with both the community and clients of the Municipality. Through the implementation of new and developing technology, we will be more accessible to our broader community. Please click here for a brief description of services rendered by the different directorates within the Municipality.

Driving Licence & Motor Registration Centres open on Saturdays

Saldanha Bay Municipality’s Driving Licence and Motor Registration Centres in Vredenburg will be open on Saturdays, on a fortnight basis from August to December 2015.

The Driving Licence Centre will offer the following services:
•  Writing of learner’s licences
•  The collection of driving licence cards
•  The renewal of driving licences
•  The application of professional driving permits
•  The application of learner’s licences
•  The application of driving licences

The Vehicle Registration Centre will offer the following services:
•  Renewal of vehicle licences
•  Registration of vehicles

For more information, please contact Mr Gordon Swarts on 022 701 6926/6927 for driving licences, or Ms Dalene Williams on 022 701 7029 for motor registrations.

Dates Open Operational Hours
Saturday, 12 September 2015 08h00 - 13h30
Saturday, 26 September 2015 08h00 - 13h30
Saturday, 10 October 2015 08h00 - 13h30
Saturday, 24 October 2015 08h00 - 13h30
Saturday, 7 November 2015 08h00 - 13h30
Saturday, 21 November 2015 08h00 - 13h30
Saturday, 5 December 2015 08h00 - 13h30

SARS Visits

Please click here for a list of dates, times and venues for the South African Revenue Services (SARS) visits to the Saldanha Bay Municipal area.


Registration on Municipal SMS Database

Register your cellphone number or update your personal details on the municipal SMS database to receive messages related to emergency situations (floods, fires, power outages and pipe bursts), notices and announcements in te Saldanha Bay Municipal Area.

Submit your SMS database registration form to any Saldanha Bay Municipal office. You can also fax your form to (022) 715-1518 or submit via email to register@sbm.gov.za.

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Fire & Traffic: 022 701 6900
Other Services: 022 715 3256
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All Services: 022 701 7061
Police: 10111
Ambulance: 10177
Provincial Hospital: 022 709 7200
Provincial Traffic: 022 713 1286
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