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  • Joburg Mayor Tau walks the talk to a drug-free city

    25 July 2016
  • City in call to make golf accessible to everyone

    22 July 2016
  • Soweto learners given an easy ride to school

    22 July 2016
  • Mayor Tau walks the talk to highlight dangers of drug abuse

    22 July 2016
  • Mayor Tau gives two Jozi Olympians a great send-off

    22 July 2016
  • Socioeconomic Conference for Women in Business off to good start

    22 July 2016
  • Mayor addresses power outages in northern suburbs

    21 July 2016
  • Emotions as shack dwellers move into new City homes

    21 July 2016
  • More informal settlements in Joburg get electricity

    20 July 2016
  • JMPD unveils specialised vehicles to enhance safety

    20 July 2016
  • Sephuma mentors budding musicians at Jozi workshop

    20 July 2016
  • City gives aftercare centre a facelift on Mandela Day

    19 July 2016
  • Mayor Tau spreads Madiba Day cheer at old age home

    19 July 2016
  • City gives Eyethu Centre a birthday gift on Madiba Day

    19 July 2016
  • Jozi@Work dishes out jobs to Alex residents

    18 July 2016
  • All you need to know about voting

    15 July 2016
  • Joburg to honour Madiba during Mandela Month

    15 July 2016
  • Healthy Joburg Bread in the oven near you

    15 July 2016
  • Mayor hands over converted Jabulani Hostel units

    15 July 2016
  • Mayor Tau hands out title deeds to Soweto residents

    15 July 2016
  • Scores of Soweto families move into brand new homes

    14 July 2016
  • Innovative Letsoso scoops top Soweto business award

    14 July 2016
  • City gives Jozi’s youth the key to opportunities

    14 July 2016
  • Dobsonville JOSHCO flats set for occupation

    13 July 2016
  • New micro mall gives Ivory Park entrepreneurs a big lift-off

    13 July 2016
  • City pumping R3bn into Jabulani Precinct

    13 July 2016
  • City launches low-flush cistern to conserve water

    13 July 2016
  • Mayoral Golf Day raises R1.2-m for orphans

    13 July 2016
  • City unveils first township business incubator

    12 July 2016
  • Jozi Mayor, others pledge to uphold electoral code

    11 July 2016
  • Pikitup MD Amanda Nair remains on special leave

    08 July 2016
  • City launches R400-m transport facility in Kazerne

    08 July 2016
  • Turffontein ready for major social housing project

    08 July 2016
  • SMMEs to get a slice of a R9-million cake

    07 July 2016
  • Jozi SME Hub ‘is growing from strength to strength’

    07 July 2016
  • End of Term report notes reduction in poverty

    07 July 2016
  • Mayor Tau details progress in City’s End-of-Term Report

    07 July 2016
  • EMS hands out safety kits at informal settlement

    06 July 2016
  • Mayor Tau unveils the new-look Bruma Lake

    06 July 2016
  • Mayor Tau to account to residents in term report

    05 July 2016
  • Food relief for scores of poor City residents

    04 July 2016
  • ‘Blesser-blessee’ relations condemned at dialogue

    01 July 2016
  • Major training boost for City’s small-scale farmers

    01 July 2016
  • President, Mayor bring electricity to Thembelihle Informal Settlement

    01 July 2016
  • Seminar on Green Research and Innovation gives City greenlight

    30 June 2016
  • Alex youth urged to safeguard property

    30 June 2016
  • Jozi named a world-class city for women entrepreneurs

    30 June 2016
  • City intensifies winter safety drive to save lives

    29 June 2016
  • Mayor addresses e-tolls at Lenasia Ntirhisano

    29 June 2016
  • City helps commuters cushion the Rea Vaya fare increase

    28 June 2016

Joburg in the news

Amendment of Metrobus Bus Fares
Bus fares are controlled by the City council and the fee structure is set out in a council by-law. Read More

Thuso House Renovations
Please note that Thuso House Customer Service Centre in Braamfontein is undergoing renovations from 25 May 2016 until further notice. Read More

Approved SDBIP sets stage for Final Push
The City is to intensify its delivery of services following the approval by Council of its 2015-2016 SDBIP. Read More
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IDP, Budget & SDBIP

2016/17 Budget Book

The 2016/17 Medium Term Budget continues to focus on ensuring financial sustainability while delivering on the programs outlined in the Integrated Development Plan (IDP) and Growth and Development Strategy (GDS).

2016/17 IDP Book

The 2016/17 IDP Review is about accelerating implementation and shifting targets beyond the delivery of basic services.


2016/17 Institutional Service Delivery and Budget Implementation 


Annual Performance Report
for the period 1 July 2011
to 30 June 2012

Public notices


2016/17 Property Rates Policy

Final 2016/17 Property Rates Policy


Region A: RSDF


Applying for residential tariffs for Property Owners who are billed at a business rates tariffs 

PROPERTY owners who are being billed at a business property rate tariff can apply to the City’s rates and taxes department to be charged at residential rates. Completed Individual Application can be emailed to: , or dropped off at the nearest City's walking Customer Service Centre. Rates Policy
2016 Application for Pensioner Rebate on Property Rates
*The city of Johannesburg is inviting new pensioners to apply for property rates rebate as well as reminding existing pensioners to re-apply for the rebate. 

70 Years and Older Pension Rebate on Property Rates

*The City is inviting pensioners, age 70 and above to apply for 100% property rates rebate. Kindly, email the relevant documents to or Fax to 011 727 0189.
70 Years and Older Pensioner Form [PDF, 38.52kb]

Do you as a new property owner know how to get your Property Rates Account created?
*Change of ownership[PDF,101kb]