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Overberg District Municipality028 425 1157
Bredasdorp Fire, Rescue & Disaster Management Services028 425 1690
Uilenkraalsmond Resort028 050 0894
Die Dam Resort028 482 1710
Swellendam Municipal Health Sub-District Office10177
Otto du Plessis Hospital028 424 1167
NSRI028 435 7777
Fire Brigade028 425 1690
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Overberg District Municipality 028 425 1157
Bredasdorp Fire, Rescue & Disaster Management Services 028 425 1690
Uilenkraalsmond Resort 028 050 0894
Die Dam Resort 028 482 1710
Swellendam Municipal Health Sub-District Office 10177
Otto du Plessis Hospital 028 424 1167
NSRI 028 435 7777
Fire Brigade 028 425 1690

Coastal Management

Coastal Management

Environmental Management is governed by the Constitution of 1996, the National Environmental Management Act of 1998 and the Coastal Management Act of 2008.

Environmental Management is governed by the Constitution of 1996, the National Environmental Management Act of 1998 and the Coastal Management Act of 2008.  Accordingly, the Overberg District Municipality is responsible for:

  • Coastal management and monitoring. This includes drafting the Coastal Management Programme, convening the Municipal Coastal Committee and monthly inspections along the coast;
  • Biodiversity conservation by means of commenting on development applications; 
  • Solid waste management. Development of the Integrated Waste Management Plan. The ODM convene the Regional Waste Forum to promote cooperation between Municipalities within the Overberg region with regard to solid waste initiatives;
  • Regional Geographic Information System (GIS) database. This GIS information will be used in the context of spatial planning, environmental- and coastal management/monitoring and development application evaluation; and
  • Regional Spatial Development Framework (SDF). The SDF is available on the ODM’s website: www.odm.org.za 
Last published 20 July 2018