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City of Cape Town Basic Municipal Services


The City of Cape Town provides the following basic services:


  • building plan application and documents
  • drainage
  • electricity
  • municipal roads
  • noise control
  • property rates
  • refuse removal and cleansing services
  • regulating abattoirs
  • regulating street trading
  • waste services
  • street lighting
  • tourism
  • traffic and parking
  • water and sanitation services.

Other service include:

  • city police services
  • management of cemetries, funeral parlours and cremetoria
  • environmental health services
  • emergency services
  • online community events calendar

For more information about the City of Cape Town municipal services please contact general enquiries:

Tel: 0860 103 089 or

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The content on this page was last updated on 6 November 2019