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History of Municipal Council of Curepipe

In 1878, the then Governor of Mauritius drew up a plan whereby Curepipe was named as The village  of Curepipe.  During that time, development was so lest with the increasing number of population and houses, roads and sidewalks built everywhere along with the growing number of schools, colleges, parished, churches and other shops. By 1882, the inhabitants of Curepipe started ... Read More »

History of Curepipe

The Town of Curepipe is located in the district of Plaines Wilhems on an area covering 23.8  It is found on the central of the plateau at an altitude of 1, 543 mts.  It is the nearest town to the airport and thus the nearest town to the southern part of Mauritius.  Curepipe is easily accessible to the capital ... Read More »

List of Activities

January 2017 Spring Festival Mass: 28th January 2017 FEBRUARY 2017 Laying of Wreath at Trou aux Cerfs Cemetery: 1st February 2017 Dragon Dance: 11th February 2017 MARCH 2017 Spring Festival- Dinner: 05th March 2017 Flag Raising Ceremony: 10th March 2017 Gala Reception Singapore; 11th March 2017 APRIL 2017 ICLEI: 17th & 18th April 2017   Reception for Laureates and Outstanding ... Read More »


Municipal Council of Curepipe Current Services The key services provided by the Municipal Council of Curepipe are given below: Service Coverage Levy of Local Rate Section 95 of the Local Government Act 2011 An annual local rate is levied on the owner of any immovable property situated within the jurisdiction of the Council Trade Fee As per the Local Government ... Read More »


THE Public Infrastructure DEPARTMENT The Public Infrastructure Department of the Municipal Council is responsible amongst others, for the following main services:- Construction and maintenance of urban roads; Construction and repair of surface water drains; Construction, care, maintenance and improvement of public lighting in the towns, including motorways & main roads; Maintenance of traffic signs and roadmarking, including name plates on urban roads; Repairs and ... Read More »

Library Section

THE LIBRARY DEPARTMENT MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF CUREPIPE Address: Queen Elizabeth II Avenue Curepipe • Phone No.: (230) 670-6733 / 670-4897/99 / 674-2287 • Fax No.: (230) 676-5054 / 676-5058 / 674-2287 • Email: or   Read More »

Land Use and Planning Department

 LAND USE & PLANNING DEPARTMENT Background The Municipal Council of Curepipe has the statutory power to carry out development control within its administrative boundary in accordance with the provisions of the Town and Country Planning Act 1954, the Planning & development ACT 2004  and the Local Government Act 2011. The Land Use & Planning Department of this Council deals with the processing of applications ... Read More »


Municipal Council of Curepipe Welfare Department List of Activities for year 2015   Activity Date Venue 1 Conference on Abolition of Slavery 7 February Municipal Council Room   ThaipoosamCavadee 3 February Tamil Temples   MahaShivaratree 14-16 February SSR Botanical Garden   Holi 6 March Temples   Mass Chinese Spring Festival 19 February Ste Helene Church   Flag Raising for employees ... Read More »

Welfare Department

The Welfare Department The Welfare department provides services to the citizens in the field of education, culture, sports & leisure. The facilities given to the public include, among others: Free access to Municipal Pre-Primary schools Free use of infrastructures such as: Football grounds Petanque Pitches Sports Complexes Childrens Recreational Parks Volley-Ball pitches Basket-Ball Pitches Social Halls Aims & objectives of ... Read More »

List of Welfare Activities

MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF CUREPIPE WELFARE DEPARTMENT LIST OF ACTIVITIES-2012 ACTIVITY DATE VENUE 1.      Fresque Painting Competition on theme Violence ( NDC) Jan-Mar 2012 Schools Yard 2.      Spring Festival – Mass , Reception after Mass & Dragon Dance 23 January 2012  Ste Thérèse Church 3.      Abolition of Slavery-Essay  Competition 2 Feb 2012 Town Hall 4.      Thaipoosam Cavadee 7 February 2012 Around ... Read More »