Municipal By-laws

Sabinet's Municipal By-Laws offers complete full text access to all By-laws in force and applicable in Municipalities in all nine provinces, from 1995 to present day.

In addition to easy access to local legislation, this one-of-a-kind product also provides a fully comprehensive index for each province, listing both existing and disestablished municipalities.

The Municipal By-Laws product is an easily-accessible and searchable online collection for those who need to comply with By-laws in addition to Provincial and National Legislation, or wish to participate in the legislative process by commenting on draft By-laws by making use of our update notification facility.

The benefits of Municipal By-laws

  • A comprehensive collection of all South African By-laws on one centralised platform, updated within five days of new information being Gazetted
  • An index of By-laws currently in force in each municipality
  • An index of By-laws from previous municipalities that have not been repealed yet
  • Historical view of all amendments to the By-law, including recent amendments
  • Complete list of disestablished municipalities