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Hantam Municipality covers 36 128km²

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Hantam Municipality covers 36 128km²

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Hantam Municipality covers 36 128km²

The Hantam is well known for its wide open spaces, stunning mountain ranges and nature reserves filled
with an incredible array of plants and bulbs that cannot be found anywhere else in the world.

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Hantam Municipality covers 36 128km²

The Municipality provides work for more than 140 permanent employees. Seventy percent of the population of
approximately 20 000 people live and work in the towns.

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Nieuwoudtville, a unique International Biodiversity Hotspot, lies on the Bokkeveld Plateau, where the Cape
fynbos meets the Hantam Karoo, Bushmanland and the Knersvlakte. It is a place where the experience of
silence, space and stars contribute to a tranquil way of life.

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About Us

The Hantam Municipality covers 36 128km² and includes Calvinia, the centre, as well as Brandvlei, Loeriesfontein, Middelpos , Nieuwoudtville and Swartkop. Calvinia is approximately 400 km from Cape Town, Springbok, Upington and Beaufort West. A 1 250 meter tarred runway, very close to Calvinia, is used by many visitors to this beautiful part of the Northern Cape.

The Municipality provides work for more than 140 permanent employees. Seventy percent of the population of approximately 20 000 people live and work in the towns.

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Hantam Municipality Cities/Towns:

  • Brandvlei
  • Calvinia
  • Loeriesfontein
  • Middelpos
  • Nieuwoudtville
  • Swartkop

Main Economic Sectors:

  • Agriculture

Services

Town Planning

The focus areas:

  1. Spatial planning (Advance Planning)
  2. Land use management (Development Control)
  3. Building control
    1. Performing building inspections
    2. Investigating complaints and, if necessary, instituting prosecution
    3. Receipt and scrutiny of building plans
    4. Calculation of building plan fees
    5. Enforcement of National Building Regulations and Building Standards Act (Act 103 of 1977)
    6. Enforcement of Occupational Safety and Health Act (Act 85 of 1993)
    7. Studying new building methods
    8. Updating building plans register
    9. Collection, preparation and processing of building plan statistics for Council and Central Statistics Service.
  4. Marketing and liaison
  5. Integrated spatial information system (Geographic Information System)

Roads

We strive to manage and maintain quality roads to facilitate your travelling.

Electricity

Hantam Municipality is responsible for the distribution and reticulation of electrical energy to all its consumers in a cost effective and safe manner. The municipality has a mandate to distribute electricity subject to license conditions set by NERSA.

Water Network

Ensuring our residents have access to clean water is our priority.

Sanitation

Hantam Municipality provides sewerage collection systems, comprising water borne sewer networks and vacuum Tanker service in all of the towns, and treats the collected effluent at 5 sewage treatment plants.

Waste Management

We strive to provide an effective Waste Management service within the municipal area.

Community Service

We do our best to provide you with a comfortable environment within which to live, work and play.

  • Drivers and Learners Licence
  • Traffic Services

Events


AfrikaBurn is the spectacular result of the creative expression of a community of volunteers who, once a year, gather in the Tankwa Karoo to create a temporary city of art, theme camps, costume, music and performance! For those that have been no explanation is necessary, for those that haven’t none is possible.

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Tankwa Karoo National Park

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Akkerendam Nature Reserve

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Tankwa Karoo National Park

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Akkerendam Nature Reserve

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