Local Government and Human Settlements

North West Department Budget for 2017-18


A transformed developmental local governance and integrated sustainable human settlements in safe and dignified community.


To plan and promote integrated and sustainable human settlements and ensure quality service delivery through cooperation and good governance with municipalities

Core functions

The core/main function of the department is to support municipalities in a proactive, responsive and accountable manner. It further promotes community participation in the local government processes. The provision of basic services in terms of the constitution is a long term objective of the Department.

The Department is also responsible for provision of habitable human settlements to all the citizens. These services include amongst others, the Upgrading of informal settlements, provision of tittle deeds and building descent human settlements.

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