Municipal Departments

Engineering Services

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The Directorate is responsible for Streets and Stormwater, Planning and Support Services (MIG projects and support services), Mechanical Services (fleet management services), Electrical Network Services (provision of electricity and the maintenance of electrical services) and Electrical Planning, Municipal Buildings and Property maintenance. Building and GIS were transferred to the Directorate Planning and Development with effect from 1 July 2014.
The Directorate is responsible for Streets and Stormwater, Planning and Support Services (MIG projects and support services), Mechanical Services (fleet management services), Electrical Network Services (provision of electricity and the maintenance of electrical services) and Electrical Planning, Municipal Buildings and Property maintenance. Building and GIS were transferred to the Directorate Planning and Development with effect from 1 July 2014.
 
Core Function

To ensure the provision and maintenance of municipal infrastructure to implement capital, rehabilitative and maintenance projects for the community of uMlalazi Municipality as in terms of Civil Engineering, Town planning service and to assume responsibility for the duties as laid down by the OSH Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 of 1993) and the Engineering Profession of South Africa Act, 1990 (Act No. 46 of 2000). To ensure the provision and maintenance of a comprehensive electrical service and to assume responsibility for the duties as laid down by Regulation No 2(1) of the General Machinery regulations of the OSH Act. Offer technical input into the Integrated Development Plan (I DP). Provide administrative leadership for the Department. Set Engineering standards and monitor compliance. Perform all functions and duties of the Municipal Infrastructure Development as required by current legislation and regulations.

Key Performance Areas

  • Operational and maintenance of electricity distribution
  • Render an internal fleet management service
  • Build and maintain civil engineering services related to roads, storm water and municipal buildings and structures
  • Develop and manage civil engineering support services
  • Ensure appropriate building control and town planning services
  • Effective and efficient function of the GIS for data capturing techniques
  • Waste Management Services& Job Creation
The Directorate is responsible for Streets and Stormwater, Planning and Support Services (MIG projects and support services), Mechanical Services (fleet management services), Electrical Network Services (provision of electricity and the maintenance of electrical services) and Electrical Planning, Municipal Buildings and Property maintenance. Building and GIS were transferred to the Directorate Planning and Development with effect from 1 July 2014.

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Main Office
Hutchinson Street, (cnr of Hutchinson and Osborne), Eshowe, Kwazulu-Natal 3815, Main Offices, Clinic and Library

  • dummy+27 (35) 473 3474

  • Butcher Street

  • (Next to Eshowe Sports Club, near to the Sasol Garage), Eshowe 3815, Engineering, Protection,

Emergency Numbers

Eshowe Hospital

  • dummy035 473 4500

Eshowe Police

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Emergency Services

  • dummy035 474 2909

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