|About Ngqushwa Municipality|
Ngqushwa Local Municipality, located in the Eastern Cape,is bounded on the East by the Fish River and on the South by the Indian Ocean.The municipality is an amalgamation of two towns namely, Hamburg and Peddie. It is one of the eight municipalities that fall under the Amathole District Municipality. With its natural beauty and character (especially in the coastal areas), Ngqushwa is a wonderful tourist attraction that prides itself in its rich history and heritage.
There are various heritage sites you can visit as well as other attractions. You may view these under our "INFORMATION" links in the tourism section.
To be the preferred, vibrant, socio-economically developed municipal area that embraces a culture of human dignity, good governance, and characterized by good quality of service for all.
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION MEETINGS
GENERAL VALUATION PROCESS
All members of the Public are invited to attend the Public Participation meetings where the General Valuation process will be explained in detail. The Ngquswa Local Municipality is in the final phase in the process of valuing and rating all the properties in its jurisdiction in accordance with the Municipal Property Rates Act of 2004.
The Municipal Property Rates Act is a national law that regulates the power of a municipality to value property and levy taxes fairly according to its market value. Members of the Public will be given a chance to air their views and ask questions.
The public participation meetings are scheduled as follows:
RELOCATION OF HAMBURG OFFICE
Kindly be informed that Ngqushwa Local Municipality offices in Hamburg have been relocated to the Town Hall due to the development of the Hamburg Town Centre Upgrade which is taking place on the site of the old municipal building.
We are looking forward to continue giving the best service to all our valued residents.