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Municipal Systems Act, 2000 (Act No. 32 of 2000)

Chapter 8 : Municipal Services

Part 4 : Municipal service districts

86. Policy framework for internal municipal service district



1) A municipality must develop and adopt a policy framework for the establishment, regulation and management of an internal municipal service district.


2) Such a policy framework must reflect at least the following:
a) The development needs and priorities of designated parts of the municipality that must be balanced against that of the municipality as a whole;
b) the extent to which the establishment of one or more internal municipal service districts-
i) will promote the total economic development of the municipality as a whole;
ii) will contribute to enhancing the social, economic and spatial integration of the municipality; and
iii) may not entrench or contribute to further disparities in service provision.