Hopefield - Jacobsbaai - Langebaan - Paternoster - Saldanha - St Helena Bay - Vredenburg

Closure Of Municipal Offices: 28 November 2014

Notice is hereby given in terms of Section 21 of the Municipal Systems Act, 2000 that Saldanha Bay Municipality will be closed to the public on Friday, 28 November 2014.

Stand-by and essential services (sewerage, water and electricity) will be operational.

In the case of an emergency, contact the Saldanha Bay Municipal Call Centre on 022 701 7061/6974 or 022 715 3256.


Refuse Removal Schedule Change

Saldanha Bay Municipality hereby wishes to inform residents of Witteklip and Ongegund of the change in the refuse collection schedule that will take effect from 1 December 2014 to ensure better service delivery.


Affected areas are: Witteklip, Ward 2 and Ongegund, Ward 9. Refuse removal will be change from a Monday to a Friday.

Refuse removal dates as follows: 1 December, 5 December, 12 December and every Friday thereafter.

Door to door awareness will be done in the affected areas.

Saldanha Bay Municipality thank the community for their cooperation.



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.




Eskom load shedding schedule for Saldanha Bay Municipal Area

The load shedding schedule gives an indication of when which areas could be affected/switched off during emergency situations.

Eskom has identified three stages of load shedding (Stage 1, Stage 2 and Stage 3). During the different load shedding stages, there is a possibility that specific areas could be switched off during the times and days indicated.

Please note: Eskom will indicate which stage of load shedding they will apply during an emergency situation.

It is expected that we will only go into Stage 1 load shedding during the winter period. Only if the Eskom system is under severe constraint, will Stage 2 or Stage 3 load shedding apply.

Abbreviations used in the schedule include the following areas:
Vred      -              Vredenburg, Paternoster
Sal          -              Saldanha, Jacobs bay, Marais Industries, IDC industrial (Spoornet Office)              
LHS         -              Langebaan, Hopefield, St Helena Bay

Bestuurderslisensie dienssentrum oop op 'n tweeweeklikse basis

Die bestuurderslisensie dienssentrum te Vredenburg sal op ‘n tweeweeklikse Saterdag die volgende dienste verrig:

  • Die skryf van leerlinglisensies
  • Die afhaal van bestuurderslisensie kaarte
  • Die hernuwing van bestuurderslisensie kaarte
  • Die aansoek vir leerlinglisensies
  • Die aansoek vir bestuurderslisensies
Die datums is soos volg tot November 2014:
Datum Tye
11 en 25 Oktober 2014 08:00 - 14:00
8 en 22 November 2014 08:00 - 14:00

Vir meer inligting, kontak Mnr Gordon Swarts op 022  701 6926/6927.

Department of Home Affairs visits: November 2014

The Department of Home Affairs will visit the Saldanha Bay Municipal area on the following days during November 2014.

For more information contact Mr GN Kotze / AG Lewis on 022 482 8240.

Date Time Venue
25 November 2014 10h00 - 14h00 Community Hall, Diazville, Saldanha
27 November 2014 10h00 - 14h00 Community Hall, Louwville, Vredenburg
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