Entries by Newcastle Municipality

No electricity cuts for Newcastle KZN

NO ELECTRICITY CUTS FOR NEWCASTLE KZN The Newcastle Municipality has saved Newcastle from a major disaster. Eskom announced that they would cut power to the economic hub of Northern KwaZulu Natal as from Monday the 30th of September 2019. The Municipality heard about the news via the Media and decided to apply for a High […]

Newcastle Municipality elects new Deputy Mayor and Speaker

Newcastle Municipality Council elected new Deputy Mayor; Cllr Reuben Moses Molelekoa and Speaker; Cllr Samukelisiwe Annet Yende at a Special Council meeting held on the 27th of August 2019. The new elections follow after the resignations of former Deputy Mayor; Ms Dudu Sibiya and former Speaker; Ms Jabu Mkhwanazi, who joined the National Parliament in […]

Nelson Mandela Day

Every year on 18 July South Africans together with the international community honour our former president and international icon Nelson Mandela in the celebration of Nelson Mandela International Day. This day has since its launch in 2009 inspired individuals to take action to help change the world for the better, and in doing so build […]

Newcastle CBD Parking Management System

Newcastle CBD PARKING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM As of the 1st of July 2019, Newcastle Municipality rolled out a parking management solution throughout the CBD. The service provider, Traffic Management Systems, was awarded the bid, through a competitive bidding process, to successfully manage the parking woes experienced since 2009. The advantages of the system to the public […]


Notice is hereby given in accordance with section 75A(3)(a) and (b) of the Local Government: Systems Act 32 of 2000, as amended, that the Newcastle Municipal Council at a meeting held on 29 May 2019, resolved to amend the under mentioned tariff of charges. ·         Advertising Sign Bylaws ·         Art Centre & Museum ·         Building […]


Notice is hereby given that, in terms of Section 152, subsection (1) (a) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa (1996), read in conjunction with Chapter 4, Section 17 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act (Act No. 32 of 2000), the Newcastle Local Municipality has developed a Public Participation Policy and Strategy […]

Newcastle Municipality Outdoor Advertising Bylaw

Newcastle Municipality Outdoor Advertising Bylaw Section 16 (8) (e) states that “any poster contemplated in this section, must be removed by person displaying it within 5 daysafter the conclusion of the election or voter registration period, failing which, Council may remove such posters and impose fee per poster remove”.   Therefore, you are notified to remove […]

Community Base Plans

The Department of Public Participation together with the IDP Unit and the Office of the Speaker within the Newcastle Municipality embarked on the process of reviewing the Community Base Plans for the 2019/20 financial year as per legislative requirement. Under the motto “We Partner, Involve, Consult and Inform”. Community Base Plan is a form of […]