This Directorate is responsible for rendering support to the local municipalities. The district municipality and the local municipalities within the area of the district municipality must co-operate with one another by assisting and supporting each other.
The Directorate Municipal Support has as one of its units the Integrated Development Planning unit which compile the IDP for the district as a whole, including a framework for integrated development plans of all municipalities in the district. This directorate also has the responsibility of promoting tourism in the district and as such the tourism unit is within this directorate.
The Units that fall under this directorate are: