The South African Local Government Association (SALGA) is an autonomous association of municipalities with its mandate derived from the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa. This mandate defines SALGA as the voice and sole representative of local government. SALGA interfaces with parliament, the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), cabinet as well as provincial legislatures.
The association is a unitary body with a membership of 278 municipalities, with its national office based in Pretoria and offices in all nine provinces. Our strength at SALGA lies in the intellectual capital we have acquired through our people over the years and our values to be Responsive, Innovative, Dynamic and Excellent underpin all that we do. Our mission to be consultative, informed, mandated, credible and accountable ensures that we remain relevant to our members and provide value as we continuously strive to be an association that is at the cutting edge of quality and sustainable services.