Headlines

6 March, 2024 -- CCMA Celebrates 67th Independence Day

13 Feb, 2024 -- CCMA Inaugurates New General Assembly

11 Dec, 2023 -- 2nd Edition of CCMA Annual Week Celebrations

30 Nov, 2023 -- Waste Management Department evacuates sites

14 Nov, 2023 -- CCMA holds its General Assembly Meeting

26 Oct, 2023 -- CCMA hosts Climate Change Seminar

9 Oct, 2023 -- CCMA hosts Central Regional Budget Hearing

28 Sept, 2023 -- Community Mobilization & Sensitization

11 Sept, 2023 -- Working visit by new CRCC Chief Director

21 Aug, 2023 -- Department of Social Welfare Sensitization

16 Aug, 2023 -- New VC of CCTU pays courtesy visit

16 Aug, 2023 -- Medeama SC calls on Mayor of Cape Coast

1 Aug, 2023 -- Cape Coast officially joins ICLEI-Local Governments.

20 July, 2023 -- Community Mobilisation & Awareness Creation

14 July, 2023 -- Patching of Potholes within the Metropolis

13 July, 2023 -- Handing over Atta-Mills Presidential Library

9 June, 2023 -- Green Ghana Day 2023 observed in Cape Coast

3 June, 2023 -- CCMA organizes Metro-wide Clean-up Exercise

2 June, 2023 -- Day 2 of Soap-Making Training Workshop

1 June, 2023 -- 2-Day Soap-Making Training launched

1 June, 2023 -- Cape Coast joins CitiesWithNature!

15 May, 2023 -- Gravelling begins on inner-city roads

9 May, 2023 -- Disbursement of PWDs Common Fund Support

3 May, 2023 -- CCMA holds 1st General Assembly Meeting 2023

29 April, 2023 -- First Session of YouStart candidates graduate

25 April, 2023 -- YouStart Programme for Cape Coast District launched

28 Mar, 2023 -- Kamala Harris visits the historic city of Cape Coast

6 Mar, 2023 -- Cape Coast marks Ghana's 66th Independence

16 Feb, 2023 -- RTI Unit embarks on departmental sensitization

14 Feb, 2023 -- Mayor commissions toilet facility at Anakyin

1 Feb, 2023 -- Sod-cutting for rehabilitation of Philip Quarcoe Schools

22 Jan, 2023 -- Mayor donates to Vipers FC and Ebusua Dwarfs FC

14 Dec, 2022 -- Mayor Ernest Arthur speaks at UN Conference in Canada

11 Nov, 2022 -- CCMA holds 9th General Assembly Meeting

4 Nov, 2022 -- Update: Abura Chieftaincy Dispute

19 July, 2022 -- CCMA Heads of Departments/Units Meeting

14 June, 2022 -- CCMA supports Persons-With-Disabilities (PWDs)

10 June, 2022 -- Cape Coast Metropolis observes Green Ghana Day

7 June, 2022 -- CCMA meets leadership of Transport Unions

31 March, 2022 -- CCMA receives Public Utilities Regulatory Commission

30 March, 2022 -- Hon. Nana Kweku Awuku re-elected as Presiding Member

11 March, 2022 -- Mayor commissions modern classrooms block

6 March, 2022 -- Cape Coast marks Ghana's 65th Independence Day

17 February, 2022 -- Cape Coast readies for 65th Independence Day

15 February, 2022 -- Mayor hands over Kakumdo CHPS Compound

14 February, 2022 -- Sharing Love the Right Way - A Valentine's Day Seminar

7 Dec, 2021 -- Management and Staff of CCMA hold 2021 Durbar

17 Oct, 2021 -- CCMA Members approve MCE-nominee Ernest Arthur

6 October, 2021 -- For a second time, CCMA Members deny MCE-nominee

27 Sept, 2021 -- CCMA Members deny Metro Chief Executive-nominee

14 May, 2021 -- Sensitization for School Feeding and Food Vendors

21 April, 2021 -- CCMA holds 8th General Assembly Meeting

25 Aug, 2020 -- HR Department organizes seminar on Report Writing

18 April, 2020 -- CCTU donates to CCMA

Business Operating Permits

It is expected that every business within Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly’s jurisdiction obtains a Business Operation Permit.
As the name sounds, a Business operating permit is a license that enables you to undertake/do business in the Metropolis. In order to fast track the process of acquiring a Business Operating Permit and do business with ease within the Cape Coast Metropolis, the Assembly has put in the following measures in place:

Checklist for Processing a Business Operating Permit

  • 1. The Individual/Corporate organization must produce Registrar General Business Certificate/Certificate Of Incorporation

  • 2. Must have a Tax Identification number (TIN)

  • 3. Name of Business

  • 4. Name of Business Owner

  • 5. Business Location (GPS location)/Address

  • 6. Contact Detail

  • 7. Must provide Copies of relevant document on Operations:
    - Bank of Ghana Certification for Financial Institution
    - Works and Housing Certification for Contractors
    - EPA Certification for Industrial Services
    - Ghana Standard Board Certification
    - Ghana Tourism Certification
    - Fire Service Certificate

After providing copies of relevant documents above, the company business will be taken through a business registration process at the Metropolitan Revenue Office by filling a new business registration form using the details on the above document provided. After the registration and payment the company is given a receipt and business certificate.