Town Council News

Oshakati Town Council Re-elects office bearers.

Repairing of pavement & demarcation of parking's at okagongo kaangandjera.

Residents are urged not to cut down trees without Town Council's consent.




Property is anything that a person or business has legal title over. Property can be either tangible or intangible, and having legal title to it grants the owner certain enforceable rights. Typical examples of a tangible property include real estate, also known as real property

Property By-laws
  • No one is allowed to build in town without an approved building plan by the local authority

  • No person has the right to sell any portion of land or part thereof within the town's jurisdiction

  • No one is allowed to erect any building within the town land without the local authority authorisation

  • Failure to comply or to follow necessary procedures, the local authority will be compelled to institute legal actions against you and do all necessary in its power within the framework of the law
Approval Process
  • The Town Council is working in line with the Local Authorities Act (Act 23of 1992)

  • Any portion of land or part thereof within the town's boundaries is in hands of local authority

  • If there is a client who want to build within the town, authorisation from the local authority must be sought

  • A notice of the building plans must be submitted to the Council's office for approval prior to construction

  • If any resident is caught building illegally, warnings will be issued in writing or verbally to stop with construction
Illegal Sale or Occupation of Land

Occupation of any portion of land or part thereof within the town boundaries without notifying and obtain permission of the local authority

Building or any structure constructed on any portion of land within the boundaries of local authority without authorisation

Consequences of Illegal Sale or Occupation of Land

Increasing & expansion of informal settlements

Lack of secure tenure
Disturbing future town planning as well as formalis ation of settlements