77. Occasions when municipalities must review and decide on mechanisms to provide municipal services

A municipality must review and decide on the appropriate mechanism to provide a municipal service when-

  1. preparing or reviewing its integrated development plan;
  2. a new municipal service is to be provided;
  3. an existing municipal service is to be significantly upgraded, extended or improved;
  4. a performance evaluation in terms of Chapter 6 requires a review of the delivery mechanism;
  5. the municipality is restructured or reorganised in terms of the Municipal Structures Act;
  6. requested by the local community through mechanisms, processes and procedures established in terms of Chapter 4; or
  7. instructed to do so by the provincial executive acting in terms of section 139(1)(a) of the Constitution.