Where we govern


George Local Municipality’s vision is to keep George clean, safe, and green for all citizens. After successful trials, the Go George public transport system’s route is being expanded with additional infrastructures such as bus shelters and an undercover public transport hub. This well-run DA-led municipality consistently receives clean audits and works hard to bring better services to all residents – especially residents in poor communities.

George's Success Stories

We work hard to bring better services to all residents. 9 375 more homes have access to water, 12 576 more homes have electricity, and 12 397 more homes have flush toilets.

Our pro-poor budget will keep working to bring services like electricity to residents in poor communities, offering good financial support to those who qualify as indigents.

With our People Living on the Streets Project, we help former homeless residents to obtain an ID document, shelter and increase their chances of getting a job.

“The Go George buses were implemented in our town. They are safe, convenient and affordable.” – Mary Potts, Pacaltsdorp

Meet the Mayor & Mayoral Committee Running George Municipality

Melvin Naik

Executive Mayor Melvin Naik is an energetic person whose mature and responsible approach to any task makes him a great leader and problem-solver. Melvin grew up in Blanco and matriculated from George Secondary School. He and his wife have been happily married for 22 years, they have a daughter and a son. Melvin joined the…

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News from George

Free internet service at Cape Access e-Centers

To have free use of computers and the internet at these e-Centers please visit them at the Thembalethu Thusong Centre, Waboomskraal Thusong Centre, Thembalethu library, and Conville library. Cape Access (E- Centre) offers free computer use, internet access, basic computer training, accredited E- skills training, free access to government information and services, typing and rationed…

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Joint initiative to clear plots in Wilderness

A joint initiative between the George Municipality and Wilderness ratepayers has been launched to clear overgrown properties in ongoing efforts to reduce fire risk and maintain the seaside village’s aesthetic beauty. George Municipality Director Community Services Walter Hendricks said officials from the fire department, environmental health and parks and recreation together with Community Services Portfolio…

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Innovative Municipal APP launched for George

George Municipality is taking advantage of the massive growth in the use of cellphones in South Africa and is launching a groundbreaking Municipal APP on Friday 1st September. In strengthening George’s strategic objective of good governance – this APP will allow for easy and direct communication with the municipality, increase engagement in matters which affect…

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New Bus Stop Convenient And Safer

With the rerouting of the GO GEORGE service between Rosemoor and the Garden Route Mall to the new road behind Eden Meander, passengers working at Blue Mountain Village and the car dealers in the area have been requesting a bus stop closer to their places of work. The new Eden Meander stop at the entrance…

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