Karibib Town Council is being guided by the Mandate of Local Authority as provided in Section 30 of the Local Authority Act, (Act 23 of 1992) as amended subject to part VI up to part XII of 2000, which includes; provision of portable water, sewerage systems and drainage, cemeteries, streets and public places, housing schemes, immovable properties of Local Authority Council, valuation of ratable and non-ratable properties within the local authority area.
Fire EmergencyFire Officer: Mr Gift SililoCell: 0814221805
WaterArtisan: Mr Benhard GerhardCell: 0813009274
Roads and SewageArtisan: Mr Edgar GoresebCell: 0812311122
The sewage water pumped from the residential,
business and other institution into the main sewage line
go straight to the ponds.
•Do not throw solid waste into the manhole•Do not open the manhole cover •Report an overflow or pipe bust
The council is responsible for:
•Maintenance of the bulk infrastructure (pond)•Unblocking the sewer line and manholes•Fix bust sewer pipes •Maintain and clean the reticulation system •Updating the reticulation system
Karibib Police StationInspector : Mrs Aino ImukusiTel: 064-550008Cel: 0812983226
Roads and Sewage
Artisan: Mr Edgar Goreseb
Cell: + 264 81 2311122
A clean town is home to the happy residents, let’s keep
our gem town, germs free!
The Council removes the solid waste from residential, business and other institutions
on a weekly bases.
Karibib Town is be kept clean:
•Throwing all rubbish in the bins provided around town •The council has provided household bins and black plastic •Council remove refusal from houses, institution and business every week. See attached schedule•The community and the council engage in a voluntary cleaning campaign twice a year •All business and institutions are required to have waste bin at their premises
Waste is not good for our town
•Waste are breeding sites for germs, bacterial and insects •They are a sour sight to look at•They give a bad image to the town •Chase away potential investors•Do not dump waste materials at undesignated places •Do not throw hot objects in the plastic wheel bin•Do not leave the construction waste lying around
Solid and Waste Officer: Mr Reinhold Ashiyana
Tel: + 264 64-550016
In Karibib town, saving every drop counts!
•The council Supply clean water to the Karibib town resident. •Maintain old water infrastructure network within the Karibib town council.•Fix and replace bust pipes.•Give advices and information regarding water supply to the residents
Tips for saving water
•Immediately report any bust pipes •Fixe all the licking pipes, water tap and sinks•Don't leave water running while washing hands or brushing teeth •If you can, choose a shower instead of a bath•Watering of plants should be done in the morning and late afternoon, not midday because evaporation is high.
Illegal water usage is punishable by law
•Connecting the pipe before the mater reader•Connecting the pipe from or to the neighbour’s house•Reopen or connecting water after it was closed by the Council.Water meter readings are taken on a monthly bases, therefore the council is requesting homeowners to open their gates and attend to our Mater Readers for the readings to be taken.
Water payments are done at the main Karibib town Council office and at the Usab
location community halls from 8h00 to 16h00.
Emergency Water contact
Artisan: Mr Benhard Gerhard
Cell: + 264 81 3009274
We register all the properties within the town council and administer the registry within
the jurisdiction within the Karibib Town Council.
Types of properties
•Residential owned by individuals•Light and heavy industrial owned properties •Farmland leased by individuals for Agricultural purposes •Building inspection •Task to handle new submission of the house plan •Register new building plans •Conduct inspection within the boundary of Karibib town council.When planning to construct any building within the Karibib town council, first submit 3 sets of building plan submitted on a minimum of A3 size papers. The plan will then be approved by the Council before construction takes place.
Types of plan that must be submitted:
•New house building plan •Extension on the existing house plan •Boundary wall plans •Application to relax building plan
After the council approval, the construction of the building will be inspected in at
•Foundation level•Window level•Roof level and installation of the roof trusses•Final roofing NB: only on the final stage of inspection will the completion certificate be issued.