Kouga local municipality
Tel:+27 (0)42 200 2200
Fax:+27 (0)42 200 8606
All-hours Emergency:+27 (0)42 291 0250
Alternative Number:+27 (0)42 200 8330

Click here to get your updated ward information following the 2016 Local Government Elections. Your ward will determine which IDP meeting you should attend.

Kouga Municipality is now using Link - Powered by Vodacom in order for our citizens to report their municipal issues. Download the Linkapp now and report any issues that are affecting you. These issues will go directly to our Call Centre and Kouga will be able to give you relevant feedback via Link! Become an Active Citizen! Download Link now!

The proposed new draft Rates By-law and proposed new Property Rates Policy were considered by Council on 13 November 2017. The purpose of the proposed new Property Rates Policy is primarily to facilitate and to provide mechanisms for the introduction of Special Rating Areas and the proposed By-Law to give effect thereto. Read the notice and drafts here.

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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Nov10
Jeffreys Bay power interruption on 19 November

The electricity supply to Jeffreys Bay, including Aston Bay and Paradise Beach, will be interrupted for several hours on Sunday, 19 November.

Nov09
Kouga strikes potential new water at Oyster Bay

Kouga Municipality struck potential new water at Oyster Bay last week as its plan to secure additional supply sources for the region gained momentum.

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