Great Kei Local Municipality is committed to co-ordinate all resources of Government, Businesses, Civil Society and Community towards the development of the local economy.

Functions of the Development and Planning Department

Local Economic Development

  • LED Section is responsible for ensuring the execution of the economic activities to stimulate economic development and create a conducive environment for businesses to operate.
  • Local Economic Development Section is responsible for;
  • Agricultural Development and Support
  • SMME & Co-Operative Development and Support
  • Tourism Development and Support
  • Informal Economy Support
  • Development & Maintenance of Local Business/ SMME Database
  • Local Economic Development Strategy development & Implementation
  • Sectoral Development support
  • Business Licensing
  • Provision of market stalls for informal traders and economic infrastructure
  • Business retention and expansion

Planning Department

  • Spatial Planning
  • Land Use Management
  • Human Settlement Planning
  • Building Inspectorate
  • Housing Beneficiary administration


PA to Director LEDPARD – Vacant

043 831 5700



  • LED Co-ordinator – Vacant

043 831 5700

  • Town Planner – Siphosethu Gwabeni


043 831 5744