GEORGE NEWS - George Municipality Acting Municipal Manager, Steven Erasmus today confirmed that the main and other external municipal buildings will close to the public today, until further notice, due to continued Covid-19 safety measures.
This measure has been considered and the decision not taken lightly following the continued spike in infection rate in George, and within our municipal staff.
"We have a responsibility to ensure not only the safety of the officials working for the municipality but also the public."
Erasmus reiterated that all essential services continue to rendered and officials will continue to work from home.
All municipal buildings are closed to the public and staff until further notice - other than to those personnel rendering essential services, financial services and provincial agency services with the exception of the following:
- Payment hall situated on the ground floor of the main building, York Street.
- Payment hall situated in Uniondale
- Motor Vehicle Registration (Hibernia Street)
- Vehicle Testing Station (Hibernia Street)
- Drivers Licensing (Pacaltsdorp)
- The Municipal Court
- George Tourism Office
- Landfill Site
- Transfer Station
Note: Updates will be issued should there be an amendment to the list of offices remaining open to the public.
All after-hours George Municipality emergencies: 044 801 6300
Garden Route Disaster Management emergencies: 044 805 5071 (all hours)
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