Umdoni Local Municipality (KZN212)

Part of Vulamehlo Local Municipality was merged into Umdoni Local Municipality on 3 August 2016. Financial, Employment and Service Delivery information prior to the 2016/17 financial year only includes figures for Umdoni Local Municipality. View historical information for Vulamehlo Local Municipality.

Geography, History & Economy

Umdoni Local Municipality is part of .

MDB code: KZN212

Description: The Umdoni Local Municipality is a Category B municipality located within the Ugu District in the KwaZulu-Natal Province. It is the smallest of four municipalities in the district, accounting for just under a quarter of its geographical area. It is made up of 10 wards, most of which are rural areas.
 The municipality can be divided into three major land uses, being commercial agriculture, traditional authority areas and coastal urban nodes. The coastline stretches approximately 40km. The town of Scottburgh is approximately 50km from the city of Durban and 65km from Port Shepstone.

Area: 994km²

Cities/Towns: Pennington, Scottburgh/Umzinto North

Main Economic Sectors: Commercial agriculture

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