The Legislative Drafting Section advises the municipality on Constitutional and legislative issues impacting on local government. We also monitor new legislation in order to keep all units updated on changes to the laws governing our operations.
  • Advises municipal departments on legislation impacting on local government.
  • Monitors new legislation that may impact on local government on a daily basis.
  • Submits comments on draft legislation introduced by provincial and national government where that legislation impacts on local government.
  • Drafts and settles municipal bylaws.
  • Provides legislative support to various units within the municipality on the interpretation of legislation by means of specialised opinions and advises.
  • Assists members of the public with bylaw queries