Department of Public Works

Contact details

Physical: 191 Prince Alfred Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3200
Postal: Private Bag X54336, Durban, 4001
Tel: 033 355 5500
Fax: 033 355 5683


The vision of the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Public Works is a thriving economy through infrastructure development and property management. 

The Department's priorities are to eliminate waste and improve service delivery by intensifying the fight against fraud and corruption; focus on poverty alleviation and the creation of work opportunities; address the land and building needs of provincial departments as per their confirmed requests; efficiently and effectively manage the provincial fixed asset register; effectively manage immovable assets in terms of the Government Immovable Asset Management Act (GIAMA) by developing long-term user and custodian asset management plans; meet job creation, skills development and sector transformation objectives through implementation of established programmes; provide strategic leadership, effective corporate governance and build internal capacity; and implement efficient financial management systems in full compliance with the PFMA, Treasury regulations and practice notes.

Office Bearers



MEC Dr Ntuthuko Mahlaba