Ratlou Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated in the Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality in the North West Province. The municipality is predominantly rural in nature and is constituted by about 26 villages and commercial farms. The size of municipal area is l4, 618 km2, with a population density of 24.37 per square kilometre and is divided into 14 wards. According to the Census 2011, there are about 107 339 people residing in Ratlou Local Municipality.

The Mission Statement

To provide excellent services through consultation for sustainable development

The Vision Statement

Performance-driven and participatory local municipality


  • Proactive
  • Services Excellence
  • Accountable
  • People-Centered
  • Committed
  • Integrity


  • Provision of Water and Sanitation
  • Job Creation
  • Poverty Alleviation
  • Provision of Electricity
  • Improved Roads and Community Infrastructure/li>
  • Reduction of HIV and AIDS Infectionsand other Diseases
  • Improve Government Facilities Services to the Community
  • Create safe and Secured Environment
  • Housing Development