Our Vision

"By 2035, uMngeni Municipality as the tourism destination of choice will be the hub of excellence providing quality services whilst ensuring quality of life"            

Our Mission

“uMngeni Municipality through people focused development will improve its skills capacity in order to deliver quality services and ensure inclusive socio-economic growth.”

Overview Of uMngeni

“The uMngeni Municipality is situated within the uMgungundlovu District in the KwaZulu-Natal Province. It is one of the seven municipalities that make up the district. It comprises the former Transitional Local Council areas of Howick and Hilton, the Worlds View area. The municipal area has its offices in Howick"

A Municipality At Work
Urgent Notices
Upcoming Meetings
  • Econ Dev & Plan Portfolio 10/08/2022
  • Community Serv Portfolio 10/08/2022
  • MPAC 11/08/2022
  • MANCO 15/08/2022
uMngeni Municipality Has Ward Representatives Who Have Committed To Serve Their People To Address All Service Delivery Issues...
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Women's Month Celebrations 2022

"Women are the epitome of courage, hope, and life. Let us take a pledge this Women's month that we will make the world a much better place for them. You are bold, beautiful, compassionate and caring. Wishing you a very happy Women's Day"            

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uMngeni Municipality always strives to come up with tariffs that are more affordable to all residents.

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Community Services

One of our biggest priorities is to provide all basic essential services to all residents. To ensure a decent living for everyone.

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Report Faults

Our maintenance team will always do their best to make sure that infrastructure is always kept at its best.

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We always do our best to provide equal employment opportunities to our people. We upload any vacancies as they arise.

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Current Projects

We are always striving to keep working on various projects that bring development to our people's daily lives.

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We pride ourselves with a wide range of tourism destination centres that are available around the uMngeni area.

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uMngeni Municipality Contact Details
Mayor's Office
Tel: 033 239 9266
Municipal Manager
Tel :033 239 8311
Technical Services
Tel: 033 239 9245
Community Services
Tel: 033 239 9270
Corporate Services
Tel: 033 239 9210
Tel: 033 239 9225
Economic Development and Planning
Tel: 033 239 9285
uMngeni Municipality Facebook Page Updates

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uMngeni Municipality Notices

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Eskom/uMngeni Talks On Street Lights
21 January 2022
Eskom is the main supplier and service provider for most of the uMngeni area. This includes Merrivale, Howick West, Howick South, Merrivale Heights, Nottingham Road, Lidgetton and the rural areas. uMngeni only supplies Howick and Mpophomeni. This means that many of our residents are reliant on Eskom for electricity and street lights. On Friday a delegation from uMngeni made up of the Mayor, Depury Mayor, Head of Department for Technical Services and Head of Electricity met with Eskom to discuss a number of issues affecting uMngeni residents.
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Howick Falls Precint Upgrades Progress
21 January 2022
At the last Council meeting of 2021 we approved the draft proposal for the Howick falls precinct upgrades. Thank you to local company Siza Architects for the great work on the new designs. The project brief asked Siza to consider local architecture, nature, history and culture in their designs. This after initial design received negative feedback with residents stating that the design were not in keeping with the area..
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Some Of Our Current Projects

Curry's Post Landfill Site Cleaning

Prospect Road Resurfacing

Clean Up Campaign

Road Markings: Howick CBD

Road Markings: Howick CBD

uMngeni Tourist Centres

"A series of spectacular waterfalls surround the area, which is about 29km north-west of Pietermaritzburg. At the centre of this system, nestling on the banks of the uMngeni River in the heart of the Natal Midlands, is the beautiful town of Howick and its pride, the 94m-high Howick Falls. The area is also the home of the Mandela Capture Site, which attracts a lot of local & international tourists. The Midmar Dam which is a combined gravity & earth-fill type dam and recreation area is located near Howick ."            

"A Quick Glance At The Numbers"
New Employees Since Nov 2021
uMngeni Municipality Wards
uMngeni Area Size In Square km
uMngeni Residents Population
Emergency Contact Numbers

0800 864 911


086 003 7500

082 804 4414