The most important function of the Council is to offer services that demands proximity with the citizens. This is one of the very raison-dêtre of local authorities. The Municipal Council of Beau Bassin Rose Hill spend about 31% of its budget i.e. an amount of about Rs 69 millions yearly on providing an array of services to residents of the township.
Hereunder a list of the main services provided by this council.
You may click on any of the services to have a brief description.
- Day Care Centre
- Fairs and Markets
- Green Spaces
- Hearse Service
- Lease of Infrastructure
- Permits and Licences
- Refuse Collection Service
- Socio cultural activities
- Sports Activities
- Street Lighting
The Health Department has to ensure a safe and hygienic environment. Members of public facing sanitary nuisances may call out at the Health Department to report same. Appropriate actions by the Department would follow.
The Council operates a Day Care Centre at Chebel. The centre caters for infants (from truly poor families) aged between 3 months to 3 years. It is managed by a matron and supported by an assistant.
Admission to the centre is through application at the Welfare Department and the following criteria are applicable
Age of infant : 3 months to 3 years
Address : resident of the township
Others : – Hardship Cases
-Low income group
The Council is responsible for the construction, care and maintenance of roadside drains. The Council may receive applications for the construction of new drains or unblocking of obstructed drain in flood prone areas.
The Council operates 9 Pre-primary schools. Each year, in October / November, the Council advertises to recruit infant coming from the less privileged stratum of the township.
The main criteria for eligibility are:
(a) Age : the child should be at least three years old;
(b) Address : should be a resident of Beau Bassin-Rose Hill township;
(c) Priorities :
(ii) children from broken families;
(iii) hardship cases;
(iv) those on waiting list of the Welfare Department
(d) Others : Seats shall be allocated on a first called first served basis.
The Council is responsible to operate public fairs and markets and to upkeep them.
The Council has created several green spaces and has to look after the upkeep of those places.
List of green spaces:
J Freddy Appasamy family corner & Venkatasamy family coner
Promenade S Bharati (Ex Rte Prison)
Boulevard Colonel Maingard / Barkly
J Cylandrie family corner
Willy Babet family corner
Barkly family corner (Ex Railway Track)
Chebel family corner along Chebel Branch Road, Chebel near kiosk, Chebel family corner football ground
Jogging Track Roches Brunes
Vuillemin family corner adjacent to football ground (Ave Palmier)
Vuillemin family corner Mare Gravier
Promenade Roland Armand
Fareed Muttur Square
Père Avrillon Square
Trèfles Grotto Stanley grotto
Bradshaw family corner
F Nubee family corner
Cocotiers, Tamariniers, Mozart family corner
Village de la Montagne (Cretin Avenue)
The Council provides a first come first serve basis a Hearse Service(Corbillard) upon payment of a nominal fee of Rs25.00
The Council may put at the disposal of registered Associations of the township its infrastructures such as Eddy Norton I & II Hall, Social Centres, etc.upon applications from interested parties for organisation of activities such as talks, debates on Health Education, Road Safety, etc.
Interested groups/people should call at the Welfare Department.
The Council organizes a series of leisure activities on a regular basis, such as :
(i) Chasse aux Trésors;
(ii) Offer courses on Yoga, Karate, Aerobic, etc.;
(iii) Outings for preprimary children, senior citizens and womens organisations; and
(iv) Organisation of Chess and Scrabble tournament.
Interested participants are requested to contact the Welfare Department.
The Council is the authority to issue building Development Permits and Trade Licences.
Prior to the start of any commercial activity, citizens have to apply for a Development Permit at the Planning Department.
After obtention of development permits, applicants have to apply for a Trade Licence at the Health Department.
Prior to the construction of any building, citizens have to apply for a Building Permit at the Planning Department.
The Council ensures a regular service to all commercial and residential complexes. Moreover, service is made available to members of public upon prior requests on the occasion of special events such as religious celebrations, weddings, etc
Applicants for such services should call at the Health Department.
The Council processes applications for creation of public roads. It is also responsible for maintaining non-classified roads (tarring, patching, etc.)
The Council will also entertain applications by groups of citizens regarding the naming of roads and fixing of nameplates.
Moreover, the Council also processes applications from members of public for partial and total closure of roads subject to payment of appropriate fees and authorisation from authorities concerned (Police & N.T.A)
The Council organises on a regular basis socio-cultural activities across the township.Examples are:
Fête de la Musique;
Shows on occasions of Divali;
Talk / debates on various themes;
Exhibitions; and Offer of lunch to senior citizens.
These activities are advertised to solicit attendance of members of the public.
The Council also provides assistance to charitable and religious institutions of the township to facilitate organisation of their respective activities. For instance, during Cavadee, Ramadhan, Père Laval Pilgrimage, Maha Shivaratree, Ganesh Chaturti, etc.
The Council offers use of Sports infrastructures to Clubs affiliated with it. Affiliated Clubs are indeed required to apply to the Comité DAnimation Sportive of their respective locality to be eligible to use those infrastructure as listed below:
- Rose Hill Region:
E. Anquetil Stadium
Camp Levieux Football Ground
Trèfles Football Ground
- Beau Bassin Region:
S. Law Kwan
The Council also organises Sport activities in following fields:
Sport (Mechanics) e.g: Motocross, Carting, etc
The Council is responsible to provide street lighting. Public should notify the Council about any defective street lights and apply for provisions of street lighting where they consider appropriate.