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Development & Planning



Ms. Vuyokazi Bonani

Executive Secretary


047 489 5852


Mission Statement

Mbhashe Municipality is committed to co-ordinate all resources of Government, Businesses, Civil Society and Community towards the development of the local economy.

Functions of the Development and Planning Department

The Strategic Department consists of the following sections:

  • Small, Medium and Enterprises (SMMEs)
  • Agriculture
  • Tourism and
  • Industrial Development

The Land and Housing Department is responsible for the following:

  • Land Administration
  • Housing Development
  • Planning and General Property Valuations in the Municipal area of jurisdiction

Local Economic Development

  • LED Section is responsible for ensuring the execution of the economic activities to stimulate economic development and create a conducive environment for businesses to operate.

  • Local Economic Development Section is responsible for;

  • Agricultural Development and Support

  • SMME & Co-Operative Development and Support

  • Tourism Development and Support

  • Informal Economy Support

  • Development & Maintenance of Local Business/ SMME Database

  • Local Economic Development Strategy development & Implementation

  • Sectoral Development support

  • Business Licensing

  • Provision of market stalls for informal traders and economic infrastructure

  • Business retention and expansion