To make Westonaria the town of choice for residents and investors, the municipality has the endeavours to facilitate the development of a strong, dynamic and balanced economy. The municipality aims to facilitate the creation of an efficient and productive town through the growth and development of the local economy.
The municipality also aims to assist small and medium-sized enterprises with the objective of facilitating the development, broadening and diversification of the local economy. The municipality also endevours to increase the attractiveness of the town for new investment and to optimize the opportunities provided by the mining sector.
Westonaria comprises mostly of agricultural and farmland. Agriculture has been neglected during the past few decades as an investment and economic development stimuli and employment sector.
The first gold mine to be established in Westonaria was in Venterspost in 1934. The mines are by far the biggest providers of employment in Westonaria. The town is home to three gold mines, namely: Harmony, Goldfields and South Deep.
Banks, Residential and Business Properties.