Kouga local municipality
Tel:+27 (0)42 200 2200
All-hours Emergency:+27 (0)42 291 0250
Alternative Number:+27 (0)42 200 8330

Should you wish to report a service fault, please contact the Kouga Call Centre on 042 200 2200. The call centre is open seven days a week from 7:30am to 7pm. Outside these hours faults can be reported at 042 291 0250 or 042 200 8330. Alternatively, click here to download the Link app for easy fault reporting.

Despite the recent rain, drought conditions prevail and water restrictions remain in place. Click here for the latest dam levels.

The Draft Coastal Management Programme for the Sarah Baartman District Municipality, including Kouga, has been published in the Provincial Gazette for public comment. Click here to access and download the relevant documents.

Welcome to Kouga Local Municipality

The Kouga Local Municipality is located in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, west of Nelson Mandela Bay, and forms part of the Sarah Baartman District Municipality. It consists of nine towns, namely, Jeffreys Bay, Humansdorp, St Francis Bay, Cape St Francis, Oyster Bay, Patensie, Hankey, Loerie and Thornhill, as well as various smaller settlements and agricultural nodes.

While Kouga has traditionally been characterised by economic activities largely focused on tourism and agriculture, the area has been positioning itself as one of tne energy hubs of South Africa. Two wind farms are already in operation at Jeffreys Bay and Oyster Bay, and more are in the pipeline.

Kouga is also home to Thyspunt, one of the preferred sites for  a new nuclear power station to serve South Africa's growing energy requirements. 

 

   

 

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Jan14
Surf ski to thank Kouga lifeguards

Kouga Municipality received a surfski this week in recognition of its excellent lifeguard programme.

Jan10
Kouga wraps up successful Festive Season

The 2019 summer holiday was one to remember as compliments pour in for Kouga Municipality in the wake of a successful festive season.

Swimming at the Marina 25 January 2020
Marina Charity Market 26 January 2020
Marina Charity Market 23 February 2020
Swimming at the Marina 06 March 2020
Marina Charity Market 22 March 2020
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