For the purpose of the local authorities in Namibia we have 4 levels
==> Part one Municipalities
==> Part two Municipalities
==> Towns
==> Villages
The municipality of Outjo is in the category of Part two Municipalities.

The Town Clerk, which is the Chief Executive Officer of the local authority is the head of the Administration and is responsible for the carrying out of the decisions of the local authority council and for the administration of the affairs of the local authority council. The management team consisting of the town clerk and the three heads of departments is controlling the day to day affairs of the Municipality of Outjo.

The municipal structure is divided into three departments headed by the Strategic Executive Officers (Head of Departments), which is reporting to the Chief Executive Officer.