You are welcome to pay a visit to our offices in Gansbaai, Stanford, Hermanus or Kleinmond if you have a municipal matter to sort out.

Remember that municipal accounts can be paid via the Pay@ and Easy Pay systems, at several retail outlets, SA Post Office and EFT.

Closing of offices during holidays

Kindly note the Municipal offices, including libraries, will be closed from 13:00 on

  • Tuesday, 24 December 2019 to re-open on Monday, 30 December 2019 at 07:45
  • Tuesday, 31 December 2019 to re-open on Friday, 3 January 2020 at 07:45

The delivery of essential services will continue as normal.

Monday, 23 December 2019 OPEN from 07:45
Tuesday, 24 December 2019 OPEN from 07:45 – 13:00
Wednesday, 25 December 2019 CLOSED
Thursday, 26 December 2019 CLOSED
Friday, 27 December 2019 CLOSED
Monday, 30 December 2019 OPEN from 07:45
Tuesday, 31 December 2019 OPEN from 07:45 – 13:00
Wednesday, 1 January 2019 CLOSED
Thursday, 2 January 2020 CLOSED
Friday, 3 January 2020 OPEN at 07:45

Refuse removal

Refuse removal will continue throughout the festive season and will not be affected by public holidays.

Ressidents who reside in problem animal areas must make use of animal-proof refuse bins. Refuse bags may not be left on pavements in baboon problem areas.

The schedule is as follows:

HERMANUS ADMINISTRATION: MONDAY: Vermont, Fisherhaven, Voëlklip • TUESDAY: Onrus, Chanteclair, Berghof, Sandbaai, Hemel-en-Aarde • WEDNESDAY: Zwelihle, Mount Pleasant • THURSDAY: Westcliff, Northcliff, houses in the CBD and Hermanus Industrial Area • FRIDAY: Hawston, Eastcliff, Hermanus Heights, Kwaaiwater.

GANSBAAI ADMINISTRATION: MONDAY: Pearly Beach • TUESDAY: De Kelders, Masakhane, Beverly Hills • WEDNESDAY: Franskraal • THURSDAY: Kleinbaai, Baardskeerdersbos • FRIDAY: Gansbaai, Perlemoen Bay, Masakhane, Beverly Hills

STANFORD ADMINISTRATION: TUESDAY: North of De Bruyn Street • THURSDAY: South of De Bruyn Street

KLEINMOND ADMINISTRATION: MONDAY: Betty’s Bay, Pringle Bay, Rooi-Els, Kleinmond . TUESDAY: Proteadorp, Extension 6, Overhills, Mountain View.

Karwyderskraal Landfill site

The Overberg Karwyderskraal Landfill site is open every week day from 08:00 until 18:00 and closed on weekends. Remember to register.

Gansbaai Landfill site

The Gansbaai landfill site and drop off is open weekdays from 8:00 to 18:00 Saturdays and Public holidays from 8:00 to 15:00

Overstrand Transfer stations and drop-offs

Kleinmond Transfer Station - Weekdays from 7:30 to 18:00, Saturdays, Sundays and Public holidays 7:30 to 16:30

Betties Bay Drop-off and Pringle Bay Drop-off onday to Sunday 7:30 to 16:30

Hermanus Transfer Station, Hawston Drop-off, Voelkip Drop-off Voelkip mini Drop-off -Weekdays from 8:00 to 18:00 Saturdays 9:00 to 16:00 and Public holidays 9:00 to 14:00, Only Hawston & Voelklip mini Drop-off on Sundays 10:00 to 17:00

Pearly Beach and Stanford drop off’s -Weekdays from 8:00 to 17:00 Saturdays and Public holidays 9:00 to 14:00

Emergency and essential services

In case of an infrastructure related emergency, contact Overstrand’s 24-hour Control Room at 028 313 8111. (These services include fixing burst water pipes, opening of sewerage blockages on main lines, storm water problems, emergency street repairs, electrical failures and refuse removal.)

Fire & Rescue can be called directly at 028 312 2400 and the number for law enforcement complaints are 028 313 8996.