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  • Emergency Services(Includes Disaster Management, Ambulance Services and Fire Brigade)

    Headquarters Fire Station+264 (0) 61 211 111

    Maxuilili Fire Station+264 (0) 61 212 265

    Diaz Street Fire Station0+264 (0) 61 250 084 / +264 (0) 61 250 446

    State Hospitals+264 (0) 61 203 9111

    Namibian Police+264 (0) 61 10 111

    City Police+264 (0) 61 290 2239 / +264 (0) 61 290 2018 (All hours)

    -Toll Free Number +264 (0) 61 302 302

    Electricity Failures+264 (0) 290 2452/3/4 (All hours) / +264 (0) 222 658 (After hours)

    Water and Sewerage (office hours)+264 (0) 61 290 2402 (After hours)

    Receiver of Revenue+264 (0) 61 209 9111

    Civic Affairs+264 (0) 61 292 9111

    City Traffic Management Services+264 (0) 61 290 2722 / +264 (0) 61 258 473

  • Municipal Services

    Customer Care Officer+264 (0) 61 290 2690 / +264 (0) 61 290 2568

    For any general queries or information needed regarding services rendered by the City.

  • Accounts

    Accounts should be paid before the 15th of every month or as specified. Advanced payments can be mad e as well.

    Enquiries:

    Town Houses: +264 (0) 61 290 2105 / +264 (0) 61 290 2224

    Soweto Office: +264 (0) 61 290 2766

    Wanaheda Office: +264 (0) 61 290 2723

    Okuryangava Office: +264 (0) 61 290 3145/6

    Khomasdal Office: +264 (0) 61 290 2536/7/8

    Debt Management Division- Credit Control: +264 (0) 61 290 2069

  • Aloe

    The Editor: +264 (0) 61 290 2382

    The City of Windhoek's monthly newsletter to the residents.

  • Animals

    Chief Health Services: +264 (0) 61 290 2496

    With the exception of cats and dogs, no animal may be kept in the City without the prior written consent from the City of Windhoek, but any resident who wishes to keep a dog which is older than six months must on an annual basis obtain a dog license.

  • Approvals

    Support Services: +264 (0) 61 290 2690 / +264 (0) 61 290 2568

    Prior approval must be obtained to stage a number of activities, functions, etc. General activities, for which approval must be obtained, are and provided hereunder.

  • Balloon Flights, Air Shows And Parachute Jumps

    Customer Care Officer: +264 (0) 61 290 2690 / +264 (0) 61 290 2568

    Prior approval must be obtained to stage a number of activities, functions, etc. General activities, for which approval must be obtained, are and provided hereunder.

  • Banners

    Customer Care Officer: +264 (0) 61 290 2690 / +264 (0) 61 290 2568

    May be erected across independence Avenue at a demarcated point. Applications for banners are allocated yearly on a "first come, first served" basis. (Also refer to Advertising signs, Handbills and Posters)

  • Building

    Building Control

    Building Control: +264 (0) 61 290 2386

    Enquiries Katutura: +264 (0) 61 290 2772

    Building lines for lateral and rear boundaries remain at 3 meters and set back from the street frontage at 5 meters.

    Building Plans

    Chief Building Inspector: +264 (0) 61 290 2386

    No building work shall commence without a valid building permit and valid approved building plans from the City. Permission must be sought from the Chief Building Inspector.

  • Advertising Signs

    City of Windhoek Chief Building Inspector: +264 (0) 61 290 2379

    Shall not be erected without written approval.

  • Bus Service

    Manager: Bus Service: +264 (0) 61 290 2505 / +264 (0) 61 290 2528

    The City of Windhoek operates a bus service between the various suburbs and the Central Business District. With prior approval, buses can be hired for private functions.

  • Business Development Research

    Analyst: Research and Information Management: +264 (0) 61 290 2024

    An effective Research Section has been established with the mandatory functions to provide up to date information and statistics regarding the national and local economy to assist local business with economic background research information.

  • Business Promotion And Liaison

    Analyst: Investment Promotion, Business Development and Liaison: +264 (0) 61 290 2577

    E-Mail Address

    The development of appropriate strategies and promotion methods to market the City of Windhoek effectively to prospective investors, as an alternative location for direct foreign investment

    Economic Development Division is conducting business visits in order to promote and enhance the relationship and dialogue between the City of Windhoek and the private sector and ultimately to determine the needs of businesses to ensure that the business and commercial segment of the City of Windhoek continues to develop and grow.

  • Community Development Division

    This division is responsible for the social investment programmes of the City, which entails the implementation of Councilís policies in the following areas:

    Manager: Community Development +264 (0) 61 290 3152

    Project Coordinator: Youth Development and Training +264 (0) 61 290 3152

    Project Coordinator: Social Welfare +264 (0) 61 290 3509

    Project Coordinator: Social Welfare +264 (0) 61 290 3510

    Project Coordinator: Settlement Development +264 (0) 61 290 3153

    Project Coordinator: Public Participation +264 (0) 61 290 2795

  • Bursaries

    Manager: Training: +264 (0) 61 290 2229

    The City of Windhoek provides bursaries annually and only according to its needs and availability of funds.

  • Cemeteries and Crematorium

    Windhoek has seven cemeteries and one Crematorium, all managed and maintained by the Parks & Recreation Division of the City of Windhoek.

    Manager: Parks +264 (0) 61 290 3541

    Khomasdal Cemetery +264 (0) 61 290 2758

    Katutura Cemetery +264 (0) 61 247 889

    Gammams Cemetery (Windhoek) +264 (0) 61 290 3540 / +264 (0) 61 290 3544

    Old Location Cemetery +264 (0) 61 290 2588

    Oponganda Cemetery +264 (0) 61 247 889

    Manager: Parks +264 (0) 61 290 3541

    Manager: Parks +264 (0) 61 290 3541

    Manager: Parks +264 (0) 61 290 3541

  • Burials and Cremations:

    Gammams and Old Location Cemeteries +264 (0) 61 290 3540 / +264 (0) 61 290 290 3544

    Khomasdal Cemetery +264 (0) 61 290 2758

    Opanganda Cemetery +264 (0) 61 247889 / +264 (0) 61 236 800

    Control and Horticultural maintenance of

    Cemeteries and crematorium +264 (0) 61 290 3540 / +264 (0) 61 290 3540

    Cremations +264 (0) 61 290 3092

  • Recreational Facilities:

    Brakwater: +264 (0) 61 216 766

    Goreagab dam: +264 (0) 61 271 917

    Olympia swimming pool +264 (0) 61 239 467

    Western Surbubs swimming pool +264 (0) 61 290 2753

    U.N. Plaza +264 (0) 61 290 3169

    Sam Nujoma Stadium +264 (0) 61 291 367

    Maintenance of playgrounds and recreational areas +264 (0) 61 290 3545

  • Recreation And Sport

    Sports Officer: +264 (0) 61 290 3570/71

    All issues pertaining to recreation (which includes sport), within the City of Windhoek should be referred to the above number.

  • Central Business District

    Chief: Urban Policy, Strategy, Facilitation and Implementation Services: +264 (0) 61 290 2373

    All issues pertaining to recreation (which includes sport), within the City of Windhoek should be referred to the above number.

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