Shared GIS Services

uMzinyathi District Municipality and its four local municipalities namely Endumeni, Msinga, Nquthu and Mvoti are part of the Development Planning Shared Services (DPSS). The initiative incorporates Geographic Information Systems (GIS) as a tool to assist Planning Decision making process. The technical development of GIS as part of the Shared Services Initiative within uMzinyathi is aimed at providing corporate GIS solutions through advanced technologies that will ensure availability of GIS as support tool to all municipalities under uMzinyathi District and as well as to external stakeholders.
The shared service initiative is intended and currently delivering on the following key areas:
Optimize planning functions and resources within the uMzinyathi District Municipality to increase efficiency and reduce costs of service Create an environment of learning where junior and inexperienced staff can be mentored by more experienced staff Promote continuity where the loss of one staff member should not disrupt services Promote integration and alignment (IDP - Spatial Plans - Housing etc) Replace previous COGTA's Capacity Building Programme.





A FEW WORDS ABOUT US

UMzinyathi District Municipality and a family of four local municipalities under its jurisdiction are part of the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Shared Services initiative which is aimed at improving and marketing the effective use of GIS as a decision support tool to improve service delivery.







OUR VISION

The uMzinyathi GIS division will become an enterprise wide business support unit which provides high quality data to the departments through the use of easy and accessible technologies with a high level of integrity.







OUR MISSION

  • Cost Savings
  • Mapping Data
  • Better Decision Making
  • Improved Communication
  • Better Record Keeping

GIS Services

GIS Services offered by uMzinyathi District Municipality are the following:

  • GIS Project Management
  • Metadata Capture and Update
  • Production of Standard Maps for the Municipality
  • Marketing of GIS product to internal and External clients
  • Municipal GIS Infrastructure Management and Administration
  • Provide ongoing GIS Support to internal and external clients
  • Maintaining and hosting uMzinyathi Shared Services Corporate Website
  • Maintenance and updating of Wide uMzinyathi GIS Operational data sets
  • Sourcing of GIS related information from Consulting Professionals and government
  • Compilation and dissemination of GIS data to support uMzinyathi Water and Sanitation
  • Share GIS resources with Local Municipalities as part of GIS Shared Services Initiative

DISCLAIMER

ALL INFORMATION IS PROVIDED AS IS, WITH ALL FAULTS, AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

Assumption of Risk: User understands and acknowledges that the web application is subject to constant change and accuracy cannot be guaranteed. The Web Application does not warrant that the functions contained in the Online Mapping System will meet the requirements of the User or that the operation of the Online Mapping System will be uninterrupted or error free or that defects will be corrected.

Availability: Availability of the Web Application is not guaranteed. Applications, servers and network connections may be unavailable at any time for maintenance or unscheduled outages. Outages may be of long duration. Do not create dependencies on these services for critical needs.

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District & Local Municipality Map Viewers

Click on the links below to view interactive maps for each municipality or the district.

Contact Us

uMzinyathi GIS Shared Services Contacts


uMzinyathi District Municipality
Name : Lungile Khenisa
Name : Mondi Mthabela
Name : Bheki Shangase
Tel : 034 219 1523
Email : gis@umzinyathi.gov.za




Endumeni Local Municipality Msinga Local Municipality
Name : Ayanda Dlungwana Name : Matelly Xulu
Tel : 034 212 2121 Tel : 033 493 0761
Email : planner@endumeni.gov.za Email : matelly.xulu@msinga.gov.za




Nquthu Local Municipality uMvoti Local Municipality
Name : Mpume Jiyane Name : Lumka Ngidi
Tel : 034 271 6100 Tel : 033 413 9193
Email : mpumej@nquthu.gov.za Email : lumka.ngidi@umvoti.gov.za