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Economic Development and Planning


“A  flagship department in provision of economic development & planning services”.


“Development of sustainable tourism, agriculture , human settlements, job creation, and commercial investments, supported by a properly planned and managed built environment .”

LED and Functions

§ Supporting  emerging  livestock farmers and crop producers.

§Promoting optimum use of available agro- processing opportunities.

§ Promoting Matatiele as a tourism destination of choice. §Supporting Local Tourism Organisation 

§ To develop tourism products & facilities.

§ Sourcing of funding for LED projects through bankable business plans

§ Promoting enterprise  development in the economic and social sectors through the provision of business development.

§ Implementing of LED projects especially the anchor projects so as to create employment opportunities.

§ To ensure accelerated economic growth of SMMEs and Cooperatives

§ To formulate and review of unit sector plans, policies and bylaws.

Human Settlements and Building Control


“ Restoring the dignity and livelihood of human being”


“Development of sustainable housing, job creation and commercial investments, supported by a planned and managed built environment”

Strategic, Goals and Objectives

• To guide decision making in respect of service delivery and public sector investment. • To inform budgets and service delivery programs of various government departments and service agencies. • To coordinate the activities of various service delivery agencies within Matatiele Municipality area of jurisdiction. • To engage communities and other key interested and affected parties in municipal affairs, particularly continuous integrated development process. • To position the municipality to make a meaningful contribution towards meeting the district and provincial development targets and priorities.



General Manager

Ms. Thabiso Ntsalla

Telephone No.:

039 737 8117/8113