About

ZAPO (Zwaanswyk Association of Property Owners) is a Section 21 (not for profit) company which has been set up in accordance with the City Council's Special Ratings Area (SRA) initiative to enhance and supplement municipal services.

ZAPO's mandate, as approved by the majority of residents when it was established in 2011 is as follows:

  • To erect and maintain a baboon deterrent fence
  • To provide common area security
  • To enhance and ensure the maintenance of common areas by the City
  • To communicate with members on the above aspects

ZAPO is run by a board of directors consisting of 8 VOLUNTEER residents who are passionate about maintaining the safe and unique qualities of this special area.

All residents of Zwaanswyk pay a monthly levy to the City with their rates bill which is calculated according to the annual budget supplied to the City and approved by members at the AGM prior to the new financial year, which commences in July the following year.

Important Notices

  • Drought Business Support: GreenCape assistance

    Go to GreenCape's webpage

  • Emergency Numbers

    • Premier Control Room: 021 701 9955
    • Baboon Hotline: 071 588 6540
    • Lakeside Fire Brigade: 021 788 4020
    • Poisons Info Helpline: 0861 555 777
    • Click here for more useful numbers
  • Cape Town fault reporting

    Call 0860 103 089 or email to contactus@capetown.gov.za or log on directly to the City of Cape Town website www.capetown.gov.za and send a request under service requests.