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Cape Town Future Energy Festival<h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​About​​​​​​​</h2><p>The Cape Town Future Energy Festival, a showcase of innovation and sustainable living, brings together a line-up of virtual, family-friendly events.</p><p>Made possible by our <a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Departments/Sustainable%20Energy%20Markets">Sustainable Energy Markets Department</a>, the festival promotes sustainable, and environmentally friendly energy solutions that you can implement in your own home, as well as information about what our energy future may look like. It aims to create conversations inspired by climate change and energy efficiency, solar and wind power, water saving and waste reduction, and smart transport and sustainable living.</p><p>Visit <a href="https://www.capetownfutureenergyfestival.co.za/" target="_blank">Cape Town Future Energy Festival</a><i class="icon link-external"></i> for more information and find out how you can <a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/Residential-utility-services/Residential-electricity-services/saving-electricity">save electricity</a>, move to <a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/greener-living/saving-electricity-at-home/going-solar">solar energy</a>, <a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/Greener-living/Recycling-at-home/Reduce-your-waste">reduce your waste</a> and <a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/greener-living/water-wise-in-the-home/saving-water">save water</a>. <br> </p><p> <strong>Follow the festival to stay up-to-date on the latest news and events:</strong> </p><ul><li>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/futureenergycpt/" target="_blank">Future Energy CPT</a><i class="icon link-external"></i> </li><li>Twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/CapeEnergy" target="_blank">@CapeEnergy</a><i class="icon link-external"></i> </li><li>Instagram: <a href="https://www.instagram.com/cpt_futureenergy/" target="_blank">@CPT_FutureEnergy</a><i class="icon link-external"></i><br> </li></ul><h2 class="sectHeading">Future Energy Conversations</h2><p>The <a href="https://www.capetownfutureenergyfestival.co.za/conversations" target="_blank">Future Energy Conversations</a><i class="icon link-external"></i> bring together thought leaders to discuss the tough questions around energy, climate change and sustainability. </p> <span> <div class="image-gallery-slider img-gal-1" id="img-gal-1" data-slide="1" data-slides="4" style="height:493.5px;"><div class="image-gallery-content" style="height:414px;">​​​ <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-1"> <img src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/FutureEnergyFest-Conversations-4.jpg" class="responsive" alt="Future Energy Conversation 4 - Fair Cape Dairies shares the story behind their slogan; ‘Do the Right thing’." style="display:none;" /> <figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Future Energy Conversation #4 - <a href="https://youtu.be/xNYg5wHjvCo" title="Future Energy Conversation 4 - Fair Cape Dairies shares the story behind their slogan; ‘Do the Right thing’." target="_blank"> <strong>Fair Cape Dairies shares the story behind their slogan, ‘Do the Right thing’.</strong></a><i class="icon link-external"></i><br></p></figcaption></figure><figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-2"><img src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/FutureEnergyFest-Conversations-3.jpg" class="responsive" alt="Future Energy Conversation 3 - Lesley Sibanda and Team Mahali talk about net zero carbon buildings" style="display:none;" /><figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Future Energy Conversation #3 - <a href="https://youtu.be/IlXdeJR2nRU" target="_blank"> <strong>Lesley Sibanda and Team Mahali talk about net zero carbon buildings.</strong></a><i class="icon link-external"></i><br> </p></figcaption></figure><figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-3"><img src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/FutureEnergyFest-Conversations-2.jpg" class="responsive" alt="Future Energy Conversation 2 - Reshmi Joseph Wolvers, Senior Energy Analyst for GreenCape, chats with Lauren Hermanus, Founder and CEO of Adapt." style="display:none;" /><figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Future Energy Conversation #2 - <a href="https://youtu.be/F7E6x8MaZqc" title="Future Energy Conversation 2 - Reshmi Joseph Wolvers, Senior Energy Analyst for GreenCape, chats with Lauren Hermanus, Founder and CEO of Adapt." target="_blank"> <strong>Reshmi Wolvers, Senior Energy Analyst for GreenCape, chats with Lauren Hermanus, Founder of Adapt.</strong></a><i class="icon link-external"></i><br> </p></figcaption></figure><figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-4"><img src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/FutureEnergyFest-Conversations-1.jpg" class="responsive" alt="Future Energy Conversation 1 - Leila Mahomed Weideman, Director: Sustainable Energy Markets, chats with Saliem Fakir, Executive Director of the African Climate Foundation" style="display:none;" /><figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Future Energy Conversation #1 - <a href="https://www.capetownfutureenergyfestival.co.za/conversations?wix-vod-video-id=c704615e602c48d5a11b933344227edf&wix-vod-comp-id=comp-kesg7rmy" title="Future Energy Conversation 1 - Leila Mahomed Weideman, Director: Sustainable Energy Markets, chats with Saliem Fakir, Executive Director of the African Climate Foundation" target="_blank"> <strong>Leila Weideman, Director: Sustainable Energy Markets, chats with Saliem Fakir, ED for the African Climate Foundation</strong></a><i class="icon link-external"></i><br> </p> </figcaption> </figure> </div><div class="image-gallery-control"><div class="image-gallery-caption"><p>Future Energy Conversations - Episode 1 to 10<br></p></div><div class="image-gallery-nav"><div class="nav-info">1 of 4</div><div class="slide-next"> <i class="icon arrow-white-next"></i> </div><div class="slide-prev"> <i class="icon arrow-white-prev"></i>​​</div></div></div></div></span> <p>The series provides a platform for people to share inspiring case studies on the journey towards carbon neutrality by 2050.</p><h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Smart City Kids</h2><p> <a href="https://www.capetownfutureenergyfestival.co.za/smartcitykids" target="_blank">Smart City Kids</a><i class="icon link-external"></i> is a 10-part series aimed at educating kids between the ages of four and eight, about environmental issues.</p><p>Based on the <a href="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Procedures%2c%20guidelines%20and%20regulations/CCT_Smart_Living_Handbook.pdf" target="_blank">Smart Living Handbook</a>, these fun-filled chapters are free to watch and include short, pre-recorded lessons you can share with your children.<br></p> <span> <div class="image-gallery-slider img-gal-1" id="img-gal-1" data-slide="1" data-slides="4" style="height:493.5px;"><div class="image-gallery-content" style="height:414px;">​​​ <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-1"> <img src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/FutureEnergyFest-SmartCityKids-5-Waste.jpg" class="responsive" alt="Smart City Kids - Life after the bin. What happens to our waste?" style="display:none;" /> <figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Episode 5 - <a href="https://youtu.be/6tbRZWPQZhw" title="title" target="_blank"> <strong>Life after the bin, and what happens to our waste.</strong></a><i class="icon link-external"></i> We find out where our waste goes once we’ve put it in the bin, and how recycling works to reduce our waste. <br> </p></figcaption></figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-2"> <img src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/FutureEnergyFest-SmartCityKids-4-Water2.jpg" class="responsive" alt="Smart City Kids - Every drop counts" style="display:none;" /> <figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Episode 4 - <a href="https://youtu.be/Og35oHRD-zQ" title="Smart City Kids - Every drop counts" target="_blank"> <strong>Every drop counts</strong></a><i class="icon link-external"></i>. In this episode, we’ll learn why water is so important for all living things, and some ways we can be smart when we use water. <br> </p></figcaption></figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-3"><img src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/FutureEnergyFest-SmartCityKids-3-WonderfulWorldofWater.jpg" class="responsive" alt="Smart City Kids - The wonderful world of water" style="display:none;" /><figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Episode 3 - <a href="https://youtu.be/DcJKbrLrkpg" title="Smart City Kids - The wonderful world of water" target="_blank"> <strong>The wonderful world of water</strong></a><i class="icon link-external"></i>. We dive into the different states of water and learn about the water cycle. <br> </p></figcaption></figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-4"><img src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/FutureEnergyFestival-SaveElectricity.jpg" class="responsive" alt="Smart City Kids - Where does energy come from?" style="display:none;" /><figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Episode 2 - <a href="https://youtu.be/ETqCm0zjh64" title="mart City Kids - Where does energy come from?" target="_blank"> <strong>Where does our energy come from?</strong></a><i class="icon link-external"></i> We learn all about the different sources of energy, and why some of them are better than others.<br> </p></figcaption></figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-5"><img src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/FutureEnergyFestival-WhatIsEnergy.jpg" class="responsive" alt="Smart City Kids - What is energy?" style="display:none;" /><figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Episode 1 - <a href="https://youtu.be/rXcftZtOKHA" title="Smart City Kids - What is energy?" target="_blank"> <strong>What is energy?</strong></a><i class="icon link-external"></i> This episode teaches us about the different forms of energy and some smart energy saving tips as well!<br> </p> </figcaption> </figure> </div><div class="image-gallery-control"><div class="image-gallery-caption"><p>Smart City Kids - Episode 1 to 10<br></p></div><div class="image-gallery-nav"><div class="nav-info">1 of 4</div><div class="slide-next"> <i class="icon arrow-white-next"></i> </div><div class="slide-prev"> <i class="icon arrow-white-prev"></i>​​</div></div></div></div> </span> <p>Subscribe to the <a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCykOp8Sd268_C7-B3LI-94A" target="_blank">Cape Town Future Energy Festival YouTube channel</a><i class="icon link-external"></i> for more informative videos about sustainable living.</p><h2 class="sectHeading">My Clean Green Home design competition</h2><p>In the My Clean Green Home design competition, it is your goal to design a Net Zero Carbon building. </p><p> <span style="font-weight:700;">Design submissions have closed.</span></p><p>The winning design will be built by the Cape Town Future Energy Festival construction team at the festival event in early 2021. </p><p> <strong>What is a Net Zero Carbon building?</strong><br> According to <a href="https://gbcsa.org.za/certify/green-star-sa/net-zero/" target="_blank">Green Building Council South Africa</a><i class="icon link-external"></i>, a Net Zero Carbon building is “a building that is highly energy-efficient, and the remaining energy use is from renewable energy, preferably on-site but also off-site where absolutely necessary, so that there are zero net carbon emissions on an annual basis”.<br></p> <span> <div class="infographic bg-font-adjust-bg">​​​​​​​​​​ <figure> <img src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/ResourceEfficiencyIcon.jpg" alt="Resource Efficiency for Development Guidelines" class="responsive" /></figure> <figcaption> <p> <span class="infoGraphicSpan"><strong>Resource Efficiency for Development Guidelines</strong></span></p> <a href="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Procedures%2c%20guidelines%20and%20regulations/CCT_Resource_Efficiency_Criteria_for_Development_in_Cape_Town_2016-06-23_hi_res.pdf" target="_blank" title="title" class="btn dark-blue"> <i class="icon download"></i>Download</a></figcaption> </div></span> <span> <div class="infographic bg-font-adjust-bg"> <figure><img src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/General_Valuations.jpg" alt="A Guide to Developing Net Zero Carbon Buildings in SA" class="responsive" /></figure><figcaption> <p> <span class="infoGraphicSpan"><strong>A Guide to Developing Net Zero Carbon Buildings in SA</strong></span></p> <a href="https://0946b889-fb64-46b2-bb47-a700d8674dec.filesusr.com/ugd/b8a9fe_d6a1892568044fa48e1b63fdf4b2bf09.pdf" target="_blank" title="title" class="btn dark-blue"> <i class="icon download"></i>Download</a></figcaption> </div></span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Watt's in the Pot?</h2><p>In our <a href="https://www.capetownfutureenergyfestival.co.za/watts-in-the-pot" target="_blank">Watt’s in the Pot?</a> cooking competition, we asked you to submit your best recipes which used energy efficient cooking methods. </p><p>Watch our six local, amateur chefs compete for the title of Watt’s in the Pot? champion in the <a href="https://youtu.be/sUEpI1q2QuY" target="_blank">Virtual Cooking Show Final</a>. </p> <span> <div class="image-gallery-slider img-gal-1" id="img-gal-1" data-slide="1" data-slides="2" style="height:493.5px;"><div class="image-gallery-content" style="height:414px;">​​​ <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-1"><img src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/CPT-FutureEnergyFest-1.jpg" class="responsive" alt="" style="display:none;width:951px;" /><figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>The winner, Nandipha Motsa, walked away with a R2000 cash price, a Crown National hamper, and a R500 Yuppiechef voucher.</p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-2"> <img src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/CPT-FutureEnergyFest-2.jpg" class="responsive" alt="" style="display:none;width:951px;" /> <figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Second place, Juliette Pilaar, won a Wonderbag and a Crown National hamper.</p> </figcaption> </figure> </div><div class="image-gallery-control"><div class="image-gallery-caption"><p>Winners for the Watt's in the Pot? competition.<br></p></div><div class="image-gallery-nav"><div class="nav-info">1 of 2</div><div class="slide-next"> <i class="icon arrow-white-next"></i> </div><div class="slide-prev"> <i class="icon arrow-white-prev"></i>​​</div></div></div></div> </span> <p>Each of the runner-ups also walked away with a Crown National hamper valued at R500.  <br> </p><p>If you missed out, you can still watch our six local chefs compete in the <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUEpI1q2QuY&feature=youtu.be" target="_blank">Watt's in the Pot? final</a><i class="icon link-external"></i>. <br> </p><h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Green Maker Mania​​​​​​​</h2><p>The Green Maker Mania showcase is for creative inventors who are inspired by climate action, energy efficiency, or sustainable living. <br> </p><p> <strong>Submissions closed on 31 August 2020.</strong> </p><p>The festival organisers will choose 20 projects which best encompass the theme of future energy. The finalists will be invited to a live showcase on the Cape Town Future Energy festival digital platforms in early 2021.</p><p>Visit the <a href="https://www.capetownfutureenergyfestival.co.za/green-maker-mania" target="_blank">Green Maker Mania</a><i class="icon link-external"></i> page for more information. <br> </p><h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Contact us</h2><p> <em>Email: <br><a href="mailto:energy@zafanzone.co.za" target="_blank">energy@zafanzone.co.za</a></em><br> </p>GP0|#923ac8d1-24d5-4fa4-bd5a-d056062c95a1;L0|#0923ac8d1-24d5-4fa4-bd5a-d056062c95a1|Surveys and submissions;GTSet|#a7cfb90d-44ad-4426-98ce-565f79932396;GPP|#79e6adda-2aa2-4523-bc29-296828216c93​The Cape Town Future Energy Festival is a showcase of innovation and sustainable living. 0

 

 

 

 

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Informal trading Informal trade is a very important part of Cape Town's economy and benefits both traders and locals. GP0|#0549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90;L0|#00549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90|City-Connect;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GP0|#245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711;L0|#0245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711|Family and home;GP0|#c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57;L0|#0c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57|Explore and enjoy;GP0|#af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752;L0|#0af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752|Local and communities;GP0|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24;L0|#0e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24|Work and business1<a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/work%20and%20business/doing-business-in-the-city/business-support-and-guidance/informal-trading"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icgen.gif">informal-trading</a><img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Informal Trading Header.jpg" style="BORDER: 0px solid; ">Normal
The Business HubThe Business Hub provides information on starting and growing your business.GP0|#0549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90;L0|#00549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90|City-Connect;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GP0|#c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57;L0|#0c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57|Explore and enjoy;GP0|#245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711;L0|#0245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711|Family and home;GP0|#af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752;L0|#0af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752|Local and communities;GP0|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24;L0|#0e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24|Work and business1<a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/work%20and%20business/doing-business-in-the-city/business-support-and-guidance/the-business-hub"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icgen.gif">the-business-hub</a><img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Business Hub header 7.jpg" style="BORDER: 0px solid; ">Normal
Cape Town Future Energy FestivalThe Cape Town Future Energy Festival is a showcase of innovation and sustainable living.GP0|#0549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90;L0|#00549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90|City-Connect;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GP0|#245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711;L0|#0245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711|Family and home;GP0|#af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752;L0|#0af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752|Local and communities;GP0|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24;L0|#0e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24|Work and business;GP0|#c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57;L0|#0c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57|Explore and enjoy1<a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/Have-your-say/surveys-and-submissions/cape-town-future-energy-festival"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icgen.gif">cape-town-future-energy-festival</a><img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Energy%20Festival%20cover%20picture-1440.jpg" style="BORDER: 0px solid; ">Normal
Pay your rates and services accounts You can pay your rates and services account in a number of different ways.GP0|#0549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90;L0|#00549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90|City-Connect;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GP0|#c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57;L0|#0c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57|Explore and enjoy;GP0|#245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711;L0|#0245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711|Family and home;GP0|#af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752;L0|#0af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752|Local and communities;GP0|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24;L0|#0e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24|Work and business1<a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/Pay/Municipal-accounts/Electricity/pay-your-rates-and-services-account"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icgen.gif">pay-your-rates-and-services-account</a><img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/External finance Header.jpg" style="BORDER: 0px solid; ">Normal
Prevent illegal dumping We are calling on all our residents to stop and report illegal dumping … Illegal dumping costs us money ​​​​​​​ It costs the City R350 million every year to clean up illegal dumping …GP0|#0549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90;L0|#00549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90|City-Connect;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GP0|#c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57;L0|#0c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57|Explore and enjoy;GP0|#245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711;L0|#0245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711|Family and home;GP0|#af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752;L0|#0af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752|Local and communities;GP0|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24;L0|#0e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24|Work and business1<a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/Safety-in-the-home/Environmental-health-in-the-home/prevent-illegal-dumping"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icgen.gif">prevent-illegal-dumping</a><img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Hazardous%20waste%20in%20the%20home%20and%20community%20Header.JPG" style="BORDER: 0px solid; ">Normal
Upgrade to a new prepaid electricity meterFind out if your suburb has been selected for a compulsory electricity meter upgrade GP0|#0549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90;L0|#00549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90|City-Connect;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GP0|#c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57;L0|#0c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57|Explore and enjoy;GP0|#245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711;L0|#0245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711|Family and home;GP0|#af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752;L0|#0af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752|Local and communities;GP0|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24;L0|#0e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24|Work and business1<a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/Apply/Municipal-services/Electricity/apply-for-an-upgrade-to-a-new-prepaid-electricity-meter"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icgen.gif">apply-for-an-upgrade-to-a-new-prepaid-electricity-meter</a><img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/City Connect Header Image.jpg" style="BORDER: 0px solid; ">Normal
Submit a building plan If you are planning any building work on a property, you may need to submit a building plan for approval. GP0|#0549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90;L0|#00549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90|City-Connect;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GP0|#c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57;L0|#0c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57|Explore and enjoy;GP0|#245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711;L0|#0245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711|Family and home;GP0|#af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752;L0|#0af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752|Local and communities;GP0|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24;L0|#0e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24|Work and business1<a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/Apply/Planning-building-and-development/Building-plan-applications/Apply-for-a-building-plan"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icgen.gif">Apply-for-a-building-plan</a><img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Building plan applications Header.jpg" style="BORDER: 0px solid; ">Normal
City jobs and opportunities The City offers a range of employment and career development opportunities to suitably qualified applicants from a range of social and educational backgrounds. GP0|#0549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90;L0|#00549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90|City-Connect;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GP0|#c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57;L0|#0c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57|Explore and enjoy;GP0|#245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711;L0|#0245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711|Family and home;GP0|#af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752;L0|#0af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752|Local and communities;GP0|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24;L0|#0e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24|Work and business1<a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/work%20and%20business/jobs-and-skills-development/work-for-the-city-of-cape-town/city-jobs-and-opportunities"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icgen.gif">city-jobs-and-opportunities</a><img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Why-work-for-the-city-of-cape%20town.jpg" width="1440" style="BORDER: 0px solid; ">Normal
CoronavirusThe coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new disease that was recently declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO)GP0|#0549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90;L0|#00549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90|City-Connect;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GP0|#c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57;L0|#0c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57|Explore and enjoy;GP0|#245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711;L0|#0245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711|Family and home;GP0|#af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752;L0|#0af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752|Local and communities;GP0|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24;L0|#0e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24|Work and business1<a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/personal-health/contagious-and-chronic-diseases/coronavirus">coronavirus</a><img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/coronavirus_header.jpg" style="BORDER: 0px solid; ">Normal
Coronavirus updatesWe are operating with reduced services and communication channels as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and national lockdown.GP0|#0549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90;L0|#00549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90|City-Connect;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GP0|#c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57;L0|#0c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57|Explore and enjoy;GP0|#245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711;L0|#0245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711|Family and home;GP0|#af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752;L0|#0af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752|Local and communities;GP0|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24;L0|#0e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24|Work and business1<a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/general/coronavirus-updates">coronavirus-updates</a><img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/coronavirus_header.jpg" style="BORDER: 0px solid; ">Normal
The cost of electricityWe bill you based on a three-tier tariff system comprising of the Lifeline tariff, the Domestic tariff and the Home User tariff.GP0|#0549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90;L0|#00549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90|City-Connect;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GP0|#245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711;L0|#0245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711|Family and home;GP0|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24;L0|#0e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24|Work and business1<a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/residential-utility-services/residential-electricity-services/the-cost-of-electricity"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icgen.gif">the-cost-of-electricity</a><img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/The%20Cost%20Of%20Residencial%20Electricity%20Header.jpg" style="BORDER: 0px solid; ">Normal
Green Infrastructure ProgrammeWe are developing a Green Infrastructure Programme (GIP) for Cape Town. This will improve current natural assets and help towards the planning of new green and sustainable features.GP0|#0549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90;L0|#00549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90|City-Connect;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GP0|#c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57;L0|#0c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57|Explore and enjoy;GP0|#af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752;L0|#0af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752|Local and communities1<a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/departments-city-initiatives/environmental-resource-management/green-infrastructure-programme"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icgen.gif">green-infrastructure-programme</a><img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Regional-Parks-Header.jpg" style="BORDER: 0px solid; ">Normal
Submit your electricity meter readings onlineYou can submit your own electricity meter reading or let the City read your meter for you.GP0|#0549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90;L0|#00549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90|City-Connect;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GP0|#245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711;L0|#0245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711|Family and home;GP0|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24;L0|#0e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24|Work and business1<a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/residential-utility-services/residential-electricity-services/electricity-meter-readings"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icgen.gif">electricity-meter-readings</a><img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Electricity%20Metre%20Reading%20Header.jpg" style="BORDER: 0px solid; ">Normal
Water restrictions explainedWater restrictions are necessary during and after droughts in order to conserve our precious water resources and allow dam levels to recover.GP0|#0549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90;L0|#00549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90|City-Connect;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GP0|#c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57;L0|#0c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57|Explore and enjoy;GP0|#245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711;L0|#0245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711|Family and home;GP0|#af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752;L0|#0af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752|Local and communities;GP0|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24;L0|#0e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24|Work and business1<a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/greener-living/water-wise-in-the-home/water-restrictions-explained"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icgen.gif">water-restrictions-explained</a><img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/2016%20Residential%20water%20restrictions%20explained.jpg" style="BORDER: 0px solid; ">Normal
Apply for replacement wheelie bin The City will replace or repair a damaged or stolen wheelie bin free of charge. GP0|#0549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90;L0|#00549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90|City-Connect;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GP0|#c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57;L0|#0c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57|Explore and enjoy;GP0|#245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711;L0|#0245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711|Family and home;GP0|#af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752;L0|#0af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752|Local and communities;GP0|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24;L0|#0e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24|Work and business1<a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/Apply/Municipal-services/solid-waste/Apply-for-replacement-wheelie-bin" target="_blank">Apply-for-replacement-wheelie-bin</a><img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/City Connect Header Image.jpg" style="BORDER: 0px solid; ">Normal
Pay and renew your vehicle licence There are a number of different options you can use when paying for and renewing your vehicle licence renewal. GP0|#0549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90;L0|#00549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90|City-Connect;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GP0|#c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57;L0|#0c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57|Explore and enjoy;GP0|#245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711;L0|#0245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711|Family and home;GP0|#af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752;L0|#0af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752|Local and communities;GP0|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24;L0|#0e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24|Work and business1<a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/Pay/Driving-and-vehicles/Vehicle-licences/Pay-your-vehicle-licence" target="_blank">Pay-your-vehicle-licence</a><img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/City Connect Header Image.jpg" style="BORDER: 0px solid; ">Normal
Dam levelsThe dam levels are critical for Cape Town’s water supply and are a key contributor to the Day Zero water dashboardGP0|#0549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90;L0|#00549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90|City-Connect;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GP0|#c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57;L0|#0c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57|Explore and enjoy;GP0|#245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711;L0|#0245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711|Family and home;GP0|#af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752;L0|#0af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752|Local and communities;GP0|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24;L0|#0e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24|Work and business1<a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/residential-utility-services/residential-water-and-sanitation-services/this-weeks-dam-levels">this-weeks-dam-levels</a><img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/drought_header13.jpg" style="BORDER: 0px solid; ">Normal
Apply for new or replacement driver's licenceFind out how to get a new or replacement driver’s licence.GP0|#0549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90;L0|#00549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90|City-Connect;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GP0|#c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57;L0|#0c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57|Explore and enjoy;GP0|#245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711;L0|#0245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711|Family and home;GP0|#af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752;L0|#0af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752|Local and communities;GP0|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24;L0|#0e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24|Work and business1<a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/Apply/Licences-and-permits/Driving-and-vehicles/Apply-for-new-or-replacement-drivers-licence">Apply-for-new-or-replacement-drivers-licence</a><img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/City Connect Header Image.jpg" style="BORDER: 0px solid; ">Normal
District Six local neighbourhood planWe are developing a local neighbourhood plan, also known as a Local Spatial Development Framework (LSDF), for District Six to help re-establish the area.GP0|#0549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90;L0|#00549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90|City-Connect;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GP0|#245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711;L0|#0245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711|Family and home;GP0|#af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752;L0|#0af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752|Local and communities1<a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/work%20and%20business/planning-portal/Spatial-Plans-and-Frameworks/district-six-neighbourhood-plan"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icgen.gif">district-six-neighbourhood-plan</a><img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/district6_header.jpg" style="BORDER: 0px solid; ">Normal

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