Human Rights

Reaching out in celebration of International Ombudsman Month

Cape Town residents are encouraged to reach out to the City of Cape Town’s independent Ombudsman’s Office on Wednesdays throughout the month of October 2022 at the Cape Town Civic Centre. This additional outreach to bring services closer to residents is in honour of International Ombudman’s Month which aims to highlight the importance of these […]

Human Rights

City agencies recover 200+ firearms in a year

The confiscations also included more than 200 replica firearms and thousands of rounds of ammunition. A review of the Law Enforcement and Metro Police enforcement statistics between 1 July 2021 and June 2022 shows that officers recovered 206 firearms, 239 imitation or replica firearms, and 2 260 rounds of ammunition. ‘We have seen a marked […]


Save the date for the City’s inaugural Atlantis Business Expo

The City is urging investors, entrepreneurs and others in Cape Town to save the date for the inaugural Atlantis Business Expo happening on Wednesday, 19 October 2022 at the Atlantis Multipurpose Sports Centre. The expo, which is free to attend, will showcase some of the area’s small businesses active across a range of sectors, including […]


New bathing boxes, improved walkway and picnic area for St James beach

The City of Cape Town is pleased to announce that the St James beach project will commence within the next few days. The derelict bathing boxes will be replaced with replicas, and the beach area itself will be improved with a widened walkway and a picnic area for visitors. If all goes as planned, the […]

Internal Affairs

Survey about metered-taxi supply and demand now also available on City’s website

The City of Cape Town’s survey about the demand for and supply of metered-taxi services is now also available on the City’s website. We urge hail-and-ride customers and metered-taxi operators, including those using e-hailing platforms, to please participate by either downloading the cellphone application from app stores, or to visit our website to complete the […]


City and Province enter into MOA about roads

The City of Cape Town’s Urban Mobility Directorate has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Western Cape Government’s Department of Transport and Public Works that will see several roads classified as divisional and minor roads within the municipal boundaries devolved to the City as the new road authority. The Memorandum of Agreement concludes […]