Where we govern

City of Johannesburg

This is the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality’s first term under DA coalition government. Already, important steps have been made towards bringing honest leadership, more jobs and better services to the Economic Centre of South Africa. This includes fast tracking title-deed delivery and completing Joburg’s first housing list in order to bring more and more residents the dignity and economic asset that is one’s own home.

This is the City’s vision:


Every employee must adjust to the environment of a new coalition government.


The City must be responsive and focus on the most deprived.

Economic Growth

We aim to grow the City’s economy by a minimum of 5%.

Skills Audit

Every employee must hold their position because of what they know, not who they know.

Stop Corruption

Former Gauteng HAWKS Head, Shadrack Sibiya will lead our new internal investigations unit, to combat public enemy number one.

Housing Maintenance

A list of all semi-completed housing units within the City will be produced so that our people can have houses to live in.

Housing List

For the first time in Johannesburg’s history, a housing list has been completed. This list will be available in government offices and on the City’s website.

Title Deeds

Title-deed delivery must be fast-tracked. In 2013 not a single title deed was handed out. Within a week, we had 2000 ready for processing.

Clinic Project

We have launched a pilot project for a clinic to operate for extended hours. Monday to Friday: 7am - 10pm, Saturdays: 7am - 1pm.

Inner City Revitalisation

We will bring world-class investment and development to the Inner City.

City of Johannesburg's Success Stories

Meet the Mayor & Mayoral Committee Running City of Johannesburg Municipality

Herman Mashaba

Newly elected Executive Mayor Herman Mashaba was born on August 26 1959 in GaRamotse, Hammanskraal, Gauteng. He is the founder of cosmetics company, Black Like Me, and is a renowned businessman having worked his way up from near-poverty to hold high-ranking positions in the property and real estate; consumer goods; building, construction and engineering; and…

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News from City of Johannesburg

Easing traffic congestion: City to launch new 24-hour Traffic Hotline

On Thursday, 23 March 2017, Executive Mayor of Johannesburg, Cllr Herman Mashaba, and MMC for Public Safety, Cllr Michael Sun, will launch a new 24-hour Traffic Hotline in conjunction with the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD).  The hotline will allow motorists to report vandalism, accidents, broken down vehicles, areas where traffic lights are down or areas…

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City ready for measles outbreak

Communicable illnesses outbreak response teams in the City of Johannesburg are on high alert for any cases of measles following a health alert issued by the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD).   The NICD, a division of the National Health Laboratories Service (NHLS), issued the health alert in late January following a measles outbreak…

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City starts ‘No Join’ Policy for traffic lights

City of Johannesburg Press Statement by The Executive Mayor, Cllr Herman Mashaba Today, through the Johannesburg Road Agency (JRA), the City will start the process of implementing interventions combating the challenge of traffic signal downtime at key traffic intersections throughout Joburg.   This has been made possible through the City’s recent budget adjustment – allocating…

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