Kouga local municipality
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Alternative Number:+27 (0)42 200 8330
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Please complete our customer satisfaction survey. Your service-delivery experience will help us to determine which improvements need to be prioritised. Click here for electronic versions of the survey in English, Afrikaans and isiXhosa. The closing date is 31 July 2019.


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.


Press Releases

Picture credit: www.earth.com Kouga to host international climate change workshop
21 June 2019

More than 100 delegates from nine countries will gather in Jeffreys Bay this October for an international climate change workshop.

Piet van der Walt of Plantelus Nursery shows Kouga Community Services Portfolio Councillor Daniel Benson what a Cape Ash looks like. Behind them is a Wild Plum, another tree that grows well locally. Plant a tree and save the future
20 June 2019

Kouga Community Services Portfolio Councillor Daniel Benson has called on all stakeholders to join the municipality’s tree-planting drive.

Deadline looms to book a stall at the Makiti
19 June 2019

Just more than a week remains for those wanting to secure a stall at the JBay Makiti, set to take place at the Jeffreys Bay Caravan Park from 20 to 22 September.

Changes to Housing Committee schedule
18 June 2019

There have been some changes to the schedule for the establishment of Housing Coordinating Committees across the Kouga region.

Sea water has started flowing into the Seekoei estuary following the successful breach. Seekoei mouth opened
17 June 2019

Sea water has started flowing back into the Seekoei estuary following the successful breaching of the mouth.

Schedule for service delivery report-back meetings
14 June 2019

Here is the schedule for Kouga Municipality's service delivery report-back meetings, to be held in June and July 2019.

Mossel Bay visitor Freddy Satira (right) and Kouga LED and Tourism Portfolio Councillor Frances Baxter have fun putting the new engagement chair to the test. Pop the big question at the beachfront
13 June 2019

An engagement chair has been erected on a deck overlooking the main Jeffreys Bay beachfront.

Power off at Humansdorp on 16 June
12 June 2019

Another big power interruption has been scheduled for Humansdorp this coming Sunday.

Water restrictions still in place
11 June 2019

As the J'Bay Winterfest draws near, Kouga Municipality has issued a reminder that water restrictions are still in place across the Kouga region, including Jeffreys Bay.

Road closures for Winterfest
10 June 2019

Motorists are asked to take note that the entrances and exists to Pepper Street and the Supertubes Park will be closed to traffic for the JBay Winterfest.

Makiti-kaartjies beskikbaar by Quicket
07 June 2019

Kaartjies vir die JBay Makiti is nou beskikbaar aanlyn by www.quicket.co.za.

Municipality to report back on service delivery
06 June 2019

Kouga communities will have the opportunity to discuss service successes, challenges and plans for their ward with the municipal leadership at a series of public meetings.

Hattie Windvogel from Hankey and James Doro from St Francis Bay were part of the big J’Bay clean-up on Friday. J'Bay clean-up success
05 June 2019

The public and private sectors took hands on Friday to give Jeffreys Bay a thorough clean-up ahead of the JBay Winterfest.

Animal Management committee on the cards
04 June 2019

The Kouga Council will be considering the establishment of a new committee to improve the management of animals in the region's urban areas.

Closure of Planning & Development offices
03 June 2019

The offices of Kouga’s Planning, Development and Tourism directorate will be closed on Thursday and Friday, 6 and 7 June.

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