Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB)

Contact Details

Physical Address: 349 Eco Park, Witch Hazel Avenue,Centurion
Telephone: +27 (0)12 342 2481

Organisation Profile

The MDB’s mandate is derived from the Municipal Demarcation Act (Act No. 27 of 1998) and Municipal Structures Act (Act No. 117 of 1998).

The MDB is mandated to:

  • Determine and re-determine Municipal Boundaries
  • Delimit ward boundaries for Local Government Elections
  • Conduct Municipal Capacity Assessments; to ascertain whether municipalities have the requisite capability to fulfil their constitutional obligations; therefore advice the responsible MECs on allocation of powers and functions between Local and District Municipalities; and
  • Provide advisory services on related local Government matters.