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
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KNOW YOUR WARD KNOW YOUR WARD

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

LINK WITH US FOR EASY FAULT REPORTING LINK WITH US FOR EASY FAULT REPORTING

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!

SPECIAL RATINGS AREAS: PUBLIC PARTICIPATION MEETING SET FOR 19H00 ON 28 NOVEMBER AT THE NEWTON HALL SPECIAL RATINGS AREAS: PUBLIC PARTICIPATION MEETING SET FOR 19H00 ON 28 NOVEMBER AT THE NEWTON HALL

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.

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Festive clampdown on road offenders
14 December 2017

Road safety will be one of the priorities this festive season as the municipality clamps down on lawlessness on Kouga’s public roads.

Bathers urged to observe safety measures
13 December 2017

Beachgoers have been asked to be extra vigilant and to take all safety precautions as the Kouga Municipality strives for a summer season without incidents.

Help us save water this summer
12 December 2017

Kouga has been declared a drought disaster area and holiday-makers are encouraged to use water very sparingly.

Kouga ready to look after the influx
11 December 2017

Kouga Municipality is gearing itself up for a busy festive season as holiday-makers are expected to descend upon the region's coastal towns.

Kouga Municipality's Tourism and Creative Industries team Carina Strydom, Xolile Wagosa and Portfolio Councillor Frances Baxter (right) took Mayor Elza van Lingen to view the public art project at the Dolphin Beach Ampitheatre. Mosaic artwork dazzles at Dolphin Beach amphitheatre
08 December 2017

Kouga Municipality has unveiled a new public artwork at the Jeffreys Bay beachfront.

Getting a feel for the donated baseball equipment are Kouga Social Services Portfolio Councillor Daniel Benson (centre) and Kouga Sports Council Chairperson Johannes Jacobs (front left).  The equipment was handed over by Sharon Siljeur of ASTA and Edwin Bennett of SA Major League Baseball. With them are (back from left) Lefty Ndabambi, Roderick Siljeur, Mbulelo Lloyd from Ward 14, Mzingisi teacher Sithembele Gunge, Henry Murray of JBay Basketball and Athlone baseball coach Fadiel Moosa (front right). Home-run donation for Kouga Schools
07 December 2017

Baseball development in Kouga got a shot in the arm with a donation of the sport’s equipment to three local primary schools by a Cape Town-based sports academy and Major League Baseball South Africa.

Early closure of municipal paypoints and Traffic Department
06 December 2017

The Kouga Traffic Department, municipal paypoints and accounts section will be closing earlier than usual this coming Friday, 8 December.

Beachfront eyesore demolished
05 December 2017

The run-down ablution blocks and shell shops near the old J'Bay Skiboat Club were demolished by Kouga Municipality on Friday.

Municipality meets social partners about egrets
04 December 2017

Kouga Municipality recently met with affected and interested parties to discuss challenges brought about by the presence of flocks of egrets in residential areas.

More than 2 000 service requests logged in first month
01 December 2017

More than 2000 service requests were logged through Kouga Municipality’s new call centre and Link app during the first month of operations.

Comment invited on Special Rating Area by-law
30 November 2017

Kouga residents have been invited to share their views on the proposed new Property Rates policy and by-law for the municipality.

Kouga takes its water search to Israel
29 November 2017

Kouga Municipality is going to the Middle East in search of water.

Kouga IOD scare addressed
28 November 2017

For the first time in ten years Kouga Municipality and its staff are once again registered with the Department of Labour’s Workmen’s Compensation Fund.

Esmaralda Pullen of Child Welfare Humansdorp, Kouga HIV/Aids Coordinator Gene Thube, Special Programmes Officer Vuyani Zana, Sarah Baartman District Municipality HIV/Aids Coordinator Celiwe Cewu and Social Services Portfolio Councillor Daniel Benson at the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children in KwaNomzamo on Friday. 16 Days of Activism campaign launched in Kouga
27 November 2017

Violence against women and children is not just a government or criminal justice system problem, but is a societal challenge which needs to be fought from all fronts.

Residents encouraged to take a stand against abuse
27 November 2017

Kouga residents are encouraged to volunteer their time and skills towards non-governmental organisations and community groups that support abused women and children.

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