Bitou Local Municipality is part of Garden Route District Municipality in the Western Cape. The Municipality strives “to be the best together”. The DA is in a coalition government here.


Meet the Mayor & Mayoral Commitee

Dave Swart

Executive Mayor

Dave was born in Cape Town and spent most of his school years living in Vredehoek, Cape Town. He matriculated from Sea Point Boy’s High in 1976 and underwent compulsory national service in the South African Air Force and later joined the permanent force as a telecom operator. In 1982 Dave entered the world of