Hessequa Municipality

The vision for Hessequa Municipality as set out for 2012-2017 and beyond is:
A caring municipality where everyone reaps the fruit of cost effective and innovative service delivery, stimulated economic growth and sustainable use of natural resources

The Hessequa Council has set the following 7 Strategic Objectives ahead of themselves with specific impacts to be made:

  • Effective communication and participation.
  • To limit the impact of our presence in the natural environment and  re-establish a heritage of preservation.
  • Maintenance and development of all infrastructure and services.
  • Development of safe and integrated human settlements.
  • Human development initiatives to enhance the social well-being of all our residents.
  • To stimulate economic growth for the benefit of all communities.
  • An accountable local authority with a fit for purpose workforce and transparent financial practices.





Last Updated (Monday, 19 May 2014 08:53)


Die Nasionale Elektrisiteit Reguleerder van Suid Afrika (NERSA) het op 29 Januarie 2015, riglyne goedgekeur vir die verhoging van elektrisiteit tariewe vir munisipaliteite.

Die onderstaande dokument stel die NERSA riglyne vir munisipale elektrisiteit prys toename vir 2015/2016 voor.

NERSA Goedgekeurde RIGLYNE vir Elektrisiteit tariewe 2015/2016



Eskom confirms Load Shedding STAGE 2

Riversdal, Stilbaai, Albertinia, Gouritsmond: 20h00 – 22h30

Heidelberg, Witsand, Slangrivier: 10h00 – 12h30

We appeal to all customers to conserve electricity - please switch off all non-essential equipment.

Last Updated (Thursday, 26 February 2015 07:18)


The National Youth Development Agency will conduct workshops with youth entrepreneurs  in the Hessequa area.

All youth who already have existing businesses, or those with business ideas are welcome to attend the workshops, over the 2 days:

· 11 March 2015 @ Theronsville Community Hall, Albertinia @ 11h00

12 March 2015 @ the Thusong Centre, Riversdale @ 10h00


For enquiries or to RSVP people can contact me, Jolanda Hendricks  at 028 713 7953 or send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Last Updated (Thursday, 26 February 2015 11:54)



The Hessequa municipal area is currently experiencing a dry period due to low rainfall. As a precautionary measurement, the Municipal Council decided to institute the following water savings measurements from 1 March 2015 until 30 June 2015 in the Hessequa municipal area :

1. 1. Gardens may only be watered from 06:00-08:00 (mornings) and 18:00-20:00 (evenings).

2. 2. Washing of vehicles/boats/caravans will be allowed by means of a bucket during the prescribed hours as for watering gardens.  The using of hosepipes is prohibited.

3. 3. Hosing down of paving and cement surfaces are not permitted.

Last Updated (Wednesday, 25 February 2015 07:32)