Mayor of Cape Town

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Mayor of Cape Town
Patricia de Lille.jpg
Incumbent
Patricia de Lille

since 1 June 2011
Style The Honourable
Appointer Cape Town City Council
Term length Five years
Inaugural holder Michiel van Breda
Formation 1840
Website Official Website

The Mayor of Cape Town is the head of the local government of Cape Town, South Africa; currently that government takes the form of the City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality. In the past, the position of Mayor has varied between that of an executive mayor actively governing the city and that of a figurehead mayor with a mostly ceremonial role. The current Mayor is Patricia de Lille.

Current Office[edit]

This is a list of Mayors of Cape Town in South Africa:

City of Cape Town (December 2000 - Present)[edit]

Name Term of office Political party
Peter Marais December 2000 November 2001 New National Party
Gerald Morkel November 2001 October 2002 New National Party
Nomaindia Mfeketo October 2002 March 2006 African National Congress
Helen Zille March 2006 April 2009 Democratic Alliance
Dan Plato May 2009 May 2011 Democratic Alliance
Patricia de Lille June 2011 Incumbent Democratic Alliance

Historic Offices[edit]

Metropolitan Local Councils (June 1996 - December 2000)[edit]

Cape Metropolitan Council (CMC)[edit]

City of Cape Town Municipality (Central Substructure)[edit]

City of Tygerberg Municipality (Tygerberg Substructure)[edit]

South Peninsula Municipality (Southern Substructure)[edit]

Helderberg Municipality (Helderberg Substructure)[edit]

Oostenberg Municipality (Eastern Substructure)[edit]

Blaauwberg Municipality (Northern Substructure)[edit]

City of Cape Town Transitional Council (February 1995 - June 1996)[edit]

City of Cape Town prior to introduction of multiracial democratic dispensation at local government level in February 1995[edit]

(Unless otherwise indicated, names are taken from the cumulative list of mayors published in the annual Mayor's Minutes)

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