Public Works

KwaZulu-Natal Department Budget for 2015-16


The department’s vision is: A thriving economy through infrastructure development and property management.


The department’s mission is: We will lead in infrastructure development and property management in KZN.

Core functions

In carrying out its mandate, the department undertakes the following core functions:

  • The acquisition of public buildings and land.

  • The construction of public buildings, involving the physical erection or major improvements in respect of infrastructure in the building environment.

  • The maintenance of public buildings and land, including performing the necessary work to keep the required level of operation and the payment of property rates.

  • The alienation of public buildings and land, including the disposal of fixed assets by selling, demolition, exchanging and donation.