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Contact us<span> <h2 class="sectHeading">General enquiries</h2> <h4>24/7 Customer Call Centre</h4> <p>All queries will be directed via the Water queue:</p> <p> <em>Telephone:<br><a>0860 103 089</a> (option 2)<br><br>Email:<br><a href=""></a><br><br>SMS to 31373 (max. of 160 characters)</em></p> <p> <em>Fax:<br><a>086 201 1017</a></em></p> <span> <div class="notification with-heading white-copy yellow bg-darker-grey"><div class="graphic"> <i class="info citycard">​​</i></div><div class="desc"><h4>City Connect</h4><p> <a href="">Submit a service request (C3)</a></p></div></div></span> <h4>FreeCall lines</h4> <p> <em><a href="">Find a FreeCall line near you</a></em>.</p> <h4>Accounts</h4> <p> <em>To request copies of invoices only. Please note our <a href="">updated billing process</a> at this time.</em></p> <p> <em>Email:<br><a href=""></a> </em></p> </span> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">Emergencies</h2> <p> Call <a><em>021 480 7700</em></a><em> </em>from your mobile or<em> </em><a><em>107</em></a><em> </em>from a landline<em>.</em></p></span><span> <h2 class="sectHeading">Reporting</h2> <p>Report online through our <a href="" target="_blank">Service Request Portal</a>. </p> <h4>Electricity faults - City of Cape Town</h4> <p> <em>SMS:<br><a>31220 </a>(free SMSes do not apply)<br><br>Email:<br><a href=""></a></em></p> <h4>Electricity faults - Eskom supply area</h4> <p> <em>Telephone:<br><a>0860 037 566</a><br><br>Email:<br><a href=""></a></em></p> <h4>Refuse services: </h4> <p> <em>Telephone (Emergencies only):<br><a>0860 103 089</a><br><br>Fax:<br><a>086 010 3090</a> / <a>021 400 4302</a><br><br>Email:<br><a href=""></a></em></p> <h4>Water and Sanitation: </h4> <p> <em>SMS:<br><a>31373</a> (free SMSes do not apply)</em></p> <p> <em>Email:<br><a href=""></a></em><br><br><em>Fax:<br><a>021 957 4726</a></em></p> <h4> Public housing tenants</h4> <p> <em>Whatsapp (emergencies only):</em><br><em><a>063 299 9927</a></em></p> <h4>Illegal occupancy / land invasion</h4> <p> <em>24-hour hotline:</em><br><a><em>021 596 1999</em></a></p> <h4>Cable theft</h4> <p> <em>Telephone:<br><a>0800 222 771</a></em></p> <p> <em>Fax:<br><a>021 400 5910</a></em></p> <h4>Roads and stormwater (potholes / flooding / fallen trees / open manholes / chemical spills)</h4> <p> <em>Telephone:<br><a>0800 656 463</a></em><br><br><em>Email:<br><a href=""></a></em></p> <h4>Traffic signal faults</h4> <p> <em>24 hour telephone:<br><a>0800 656 463</a></em></p> <h4>Metro Police and Traffic Services</h4> <p> <em> Telephone: </em><br><a><em>0860 765 423</em></a></p> </span> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">Transport Information Centre</h2> <p> <em>Telephone:</em><br><em><a>0800 656 463</a></em> </p> <h4>Dial-a-Ride bookings:</h4> <p> <em>Telephone:</em><br><a><em>0800 600 895</em></a></p> <h2 class="sectHeading">Councillors</h2> <p> Councillors are available to assist with urgent matters via telephone or email. View the <a href=""> councillor, subcouncil and ward directory</a> to get in touch.</p> <p> All subcouncil offices are closed to the public until further notice. Urgent matters can be reported to the <a href="" target="_blank"> respective area director</a>.</p></span><span> <h2 class="sectHeading"> Mayor's Office</h2> <p> <em>Telephone:</em><br><a></a><a><em>021 400 1301</em></a><em> / </em> <a> <em>021 400 1322</em></a><br><br><em>Email:</em><br><a href=""><em></em></a></p></span><span> <h2 class="sectHeading">City departments</h2> <p> View the City of Cape Town <a href=""> department A-Z</a> for information.</p> </span><span> <h2 class="sectHeading">Online services</h2> <p> View our <a href=""> City Connect online services A-Z</a> for information.</p> </span>GP0|#e7688c42-f073-4dea-842b-3fcea051b9ff;L0|#0e7688c42-f073-4dea-842b-3fcea051b9ff|Contact us;GTSet|#dc1a8a1b-0357-45bc-b768-7d9a89c8ef94;GPP|#780150fb-25ca-42e5-8afb-af3efe7e13a3Emergencies, faults, accounts and enquiries: find important City contact details to answer your needs.0



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