City of Tshwane - Igniting excellence
The City of Tshwane is the single largest metropolitan municipality in
the country and the third largest city in the world in terms of land
mass, after New York and Yokohama, Tokyo.
Tshwane comprises an area of 6
298.4 km², seven regions, 105 wards, and has 210 councillors and about
2,5 million residents. Tshwane is divided into seven regions, namely
the North West, North East, Central, Southern, Nokeng tsa Taemane,
Eastern and Kungwini regions.
The City of Tshwane has always been revered for its clean,
spacious suburbs, which provide access to a wealth of schools,
universities, hospitals, recreational facilities and some of the best
shopping in South Africa.
For culture and entertainment, the
City counts amongst its assets the finest facilities in the country,
from the majestic State Theatre to the hallowed grounds of Loftus
Versveld – for many, the heart of rugby in South Africa. Residents of
Tshwane have this and so much more – including the country's best
The City's mandate is to deliver efficient, effective
and affordable services to the people of the city of Tshwane through a
developmental system of efficient, effective local government. We strive
to deliver core services optimally to meet the needs of residents, as
well as businesses operating within the City, and visitors to Tshwane.
The City of Tshwane's obligations to our residents include, among others:
- a pollution-free environment;
- clean services like water and sanitation, education; and
- safety and security.
and many more, are outlined in the Services categories, as well as in
relevant legislation pertaining to the residential arena.
the well-being of all residents, our resident's obligations to the City
include observing relevant legislations. To make life enjoyable for all
who live here, City legislation covers a variety of topics, including:
- noise pollution;
- animal control;
- business legislation;
- where and what type of business can be operated from where; and
- health and much more.