Entries by Newcastle Municipality

New Newcastle Mayor sworn-in to office

“There is a new sheriff in town …” these were the opening remarks by the newly elected Mayor of Newcastle, at a special council meeting held on the 1stof March 2019 at the Newcastle Council chamber. The election of the Mayor comes after the sudden resignation of Former Mayor Advocate Makhosini Nkosi who left office in January […]

Message From The Mayor To The Matric Class of 2018

MESSAGE FROM THE MAYOR OF NEWCASTLE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY TO THE MATRIC CLASS OF 2018 “Each generation must, out of relative obscurity, discover its mission, fulfill it or betray it.” Frantz Fanon To the class of 2018, we wish them all the best of luck towards their examination. It has been a long and tiring 12 […]

Notice : Road Resealing

Notice: Contractors working on behalf of and under the supervision of the Newcastle Municipality – Road Resealing. Construction and repairs may result in temporary deviations and road closures during construction works. Areas that have been identified are as follows; 1) HUTTEN HEIGHTS  – Hillside and Ring road – 12 – 19 October 2018 2)RIVERSIDE INDUSTRIAL […]

Public Notice : Community Based Plans

Download the Draft Community Based Plans (34 Wards) 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 and Section 29 (b)of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act (Act No. 32 of 2000), the Newcastle Local Municipality is […]


From 2 July 2018 Newcastle Local Municipality will bank with Nedbank. Please be advised that payments made to the FNB account will be accepted only until 31 July 2018. Thereafter the FNB account will be closed. The following Nedbank account must then be used when making payments: Bank name: Nedbank Account type: Current account Account number: 1162660066 Branch code: 133724 […]


The Newcastle Municipality has embarked on an incentive scheme initiative to encourage the payment of municipal bills. The incentive schemes are aimed at individuals and businesses and are as follows: Business: (a) that business must settle 50% of the outstanding amount at 30 June 2017, no later than 30 June 2018 and the municipality will […]

16 June 1976 Commemoration

This year, South Africa marks 42 years since the June 16, 1976 Soweto uprising, where students took to the streets to fight against oppression and the apartheid government.  We have a responsibility to look at where we come from as the Nation and make our greatest attributions to the heroes and heroines who fought for […]

Notice for Public Hearing

NOTICE CS46 OF 2018 PUBLIC NOTICE FOR PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given in terms of section 22 of the Municipal Finance Management Act 56 of 2003, and Chapter 4 of the Municipal Systems Act of 32 of 2000, that members of the general public are invited to attend the public hearing on the Draft […]

Notice number: 45/2018

CHANGE OF DATES FOR NEWCASTLE MUNICIPALITY PROPOSED 2018/19 IDP/PMS/BUDGET CONSULTATION MEETING FOR WARDS 12, 15, 16 & 18 The community is advised of the postponement of the Budget Road Show which was scheduled for 12th May 2018. The new date is as follows: Date: 16 May 2018 Venue: Mzamo Sports Ground Time: 11h00am The municipality […]