Where we govern


Stellenbosch Local Municipality strives to be the innovation capital of South Africa. Its zero tolerance approach to corruption is evidenced by its clean audit in the 2015/16 financial year.

Stellenbosch's Success Stories

DA-led Stellenbosch received its


for the excellent spending of public funds

DA-led Stellenbosch has



to improve traffic dept. service delivery

Mayor Van Deventer welcomed



to efficiently keep the towns clean

Meet the Mayor & Mayoral Committee Running Stellenbosch Municipality

Gesie van Deventer

Stellenbosch Executive Mayor Gesie van Deventer first joined the DA because she believes in, and lives, the values of the DA – freedom, fairness and opportunity for all. For her, the DA was the only party to cater to these values. Growing up in Vanrhynsdorp in the Northern Cape, Gesie first got into politics to…

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News from Stellenbosch

Zero tolerance for crime and lawlessness

Continuous cooperation between various stakeholders in the safety and security sector is yielding positive results and creating a safer environment for all residents and visitors to the greater Stellenbosch. Since the beginning of August various operations have taken place with the assistance of the Stellenbosch Safety Initiative (SSI) and its partners, including the Municipality and…

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Cleaning up with the new Swop Shop Mobile

The Stellenbosch Municipality Swop Shop programme continues to grow and enjoy overwhelming success, especially in the Klapmuts area.  This project has been so successful that the Municipality acquired a custom made trailer to use as mobile shop for this project. Executive Mayor, Gesie van Deventer said: ‘’The success of the Swop Shop program is due…

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Operation Broom contributes to safer environment

The Stellenbosch Municipality Law Enforcement section took part in a safety and security operation during the evening of 4 August and the early hours of 5 August 2017. The operation, code named Operation Broom, formed part of the Stellenbosch Safety Initiative and involved multiple stakeholders including the Municipality, SAPS and stakeholders from the private sector….

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Budget and Service Delivery

Messages from the Mayor At the end of May, the final budget for the new financial year will serve before Council. This will happen following the conclusion of the public participation process and the Integrated Development Plan (IDP)-meetings that took place during April. I want to thank everyone who participated in the meetings and gave…

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