AMNESTY NOTICE TO ALL INDIGENT SUBSIDY HOUSEHOLDS

AMNESTY NOTICE TO ALL INDIGENT SUBSIDY HOUSEHOLDS

Overstrand Municipality

AMNESTY NOTICE TO ALL INDIGENT SUBSIDY HOUSEHOLDS

Overstrand residents currently receiving or who may qualify to receive an indigent grant are called upon to verify their information before 31 December 2021. As we are aware that current subsidy holders may have received the subsidy in contravention of the approved Indigent Policy, we want to create an opportunity where subsidy holders can come forward and voluntarily declare this without being penalised.

One of the conditions of the Policy is that residents who are owners of more than one property, or don’t reside on the property on which the subsidy has been approved, may have to repay the subsidy received, to the Municipality.

Do not despair, all is not lost:

The Overstrand Municipality offers indigent residents an opportunity of amnesty. Residents who have not occupied, or who are not occupying the property as his/her primary residence, or those who were, or who are, the registered owner of more than one property can make use of the window period (1 July 2021 to 31 December 2021) to report any transgressions, in writing, to the Municipality.

The Municipality is also implementing a retrospective exemption of the recovery of any indigent subsidy payment to a customer prior to 30 June 2021, in conflict with the following requirements in terms of this policy:

 • occupation of the property by the recipient of an indigent benefit, as primary residence;

 • the recipient of an indigent benefit in terms of this policy may not be the registered owner of more than one property.

Share the message with loved ones and please contact the Municipality urgently before 31 December 2021 to avoid the reversal and collection of the previously awarded subsidy.

Email: enquiries@overstrand.gov.za or contact number 028 313 8912 / 028 313 8027 / 028 313 8933 / 028 313 5060 /028 313 8042

AMNESTY NOTICE TO ALL INDIGENT SUBSIDY HOUSEHOLDS

Overstrand Municipality

In the background, though, a top performer - Overstrand Municipality - labours relentlessly to ensure this treasure trove’s clockwork ticks over smoothly. Providing municipal services to an area exceeding 1708 km2 with a population well in excess of the estimated 74500 souls is no easy feat, as th...

View Profile

What is Xplorio?

Xplorio is your local connection allowing you to find anything and everything about a town.

WATCH THE VIDEO: Welcome to Pringle Bay & Rooi Els!
Read More

Other Articles

Pre-paid electricity meter software upgrade on track

Pre-paid electricity meter software upgrade on track

The Token Identifier (TID) rollover for the upgrade or re-programming of pre-paid electricity meter software is on track.

Wildfires Emergency Numbers

Wildfires Emergency Numbers

Early fire warnings aid in controlling fires quickly.

Understanding Your Fire Risk: Are You Wildfire Ready?

Understanding Your Fire Risk: Are You Wildfire Ready?

It is vital to have a plan of action in place in order to be prepared in case of a wildfire.

First Sustainable Development Workshop for Biosphere

First Sustainable Development Workshop for Biosphere

The first sustainable development workshop for biosphere was a great success!

Overstrand UIF Dates for February 2023

Overstrand UIF Dates for February 2023

The next UIF visit is scheduled to take place on 21 and 22 February 2023 at the Overstrand Thusong Centre in Hawston.

SASSA Dates for February 2023

SASSA Dates for February 2023

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) will be in the Overstrand on the following dates.

See All Articles