Housing Spatial Development & Planning

Tel: +27 (58) 718-3713/27
Fax: +27 (58) 718-3775/7


A community housed in sustainable human settlements with access to socio-economic infrastructure and the provision of sustainable land for the development of quality houses.


  • To provide equitable access to adequate housing to the community of Maluti-a-Phofung characterized by affordable housing, services, access to social amenities and economic opportunities.
  • To ensure optimum quality of life for the community by improving current utilization of space and to improve and maintain building quality and ensure compliance with building regulations and standards to promote building safety.


Tel: +27 (58) 718-3727
Fax: +27 (58) 713-3406

Core Functions

  • Encourage self-built housing.
  • Establish a housing support centre.
  • Ensure that commonages are well managed.
  • Implement project for special housing for physically challenged and aged.
  • Discourage evictions from farms.
  • Transfer land to existing owners.
  • Encourage the provision of rent to buy housing stock.


Tel: +27 (58) 718-3798
Fax: +27 (58) 718-3777

Core Functions

  • Implement building control measures.
  • Apply national building control regulations.
  • Offer technical advice and keep updated building statistics.
  • Administer outdoor advertisements.
  • Promotion of safe and sustainable building structures which are in compliance with relevant legislation.


Tel: +27 (58) 718-3840
Fax: +27 (58) 718-3777

Core Functions

  • Plan, survey and transfer land
  • Move people that stay in flood line areas to properly developed land.
  • Acquire additional land for township establishment.
  • Develop business sites in newly developed areas.
  • Land Use Management.


Tel: +27 (58) 718-3727
Fax: +27 (58) 718-3777

Core Functions

  • To administer land pockets in accordance with permissible and planned use as per the Spatial Development Framework and the land use management scheme.
  • Identification of land for future use by the municipality and liaison with the owners for the release of such land to the municipality.
  • Transfer land to existing owners.