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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Kouga is conducting a customer satisfaction survey to determine how residents experience service delivery and where improvements must be prioritised. Click here for electronic versions of the survey in English, Afrikaans and isiXhosa. The closing date is 18 July 2018.


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.


As drought conditions prevail, residents are asked to limit their usage to 50 litres of water per person per day. Click here for the latest dam levels.


Press Releases

Kicking off the campaign to donate clothes for babies on this year’s Mandela Day are Kouga Executive Mayor Horatio Hendricks (right), Fountains Mall General Manager Sonja Allsop and Kouga Municipality Director for Corporate Services Krishen Moodley. Help clothe a baby this Mandela Day
13 July 2018

Kouga Municipality is partnering with the Fountains Mall for this year’s Mandela Day, with the focus on clothing vulnerable babies.

More title deeds to be handed out
12 July 2018

Kouga Municipality will once again be handing out title deeds, ending the desperate and long wait of hundreds of residents, next week.

Social Services Portfolio Councillor Daniel Benson (centre standing) hands out sports apparel to representatives of Ward 1 sports clubs, led by Ward Councillor Zolani Mayoni (third right). Wards benefit from development fund
11 July 2018

Kouga Municipality handed out items worth more than R600 000 to various community projects in wards last week.

Kouga Executive Mayor Horatio Hendricks officially switches on electricity to a new settlement in Kruisfontein. With him is municipal electrician Willie Jantjies. Electricity switched on at new RDP development
10 July 2018

Kouga Municipality has brought light to more households, with the switching on of electricity at the new housing development in Kruisfontein, Humansdorp, last week (Wednesday, 4 July).

The partially-decomposed whale washed up on the rocks at Mostertshoek. Dead whale buried after grueling six days
09 July 2018

After almost a week-long battle, the carcass of a 10m-long whale has been safely buried at the Humansdorp waste site.

Kouga Executive Mayor Horatio Hendricks, presenting at the Eastern Cape Property Marketing and Investment Conference organised by the Department of Public Works in East London. Hooking investors on coastal opportunities in Kouga
06 July 2018

Kouga Executive Mayor Horatio Hendricks has invited investors to explore development opportunities along Kouga’s coastline, which remains largely underused.

05 July 2018

A new PR councillor was sworn in last week at a meeting of the Kouga Council. Clr Timothy Jantjes from Humansdorp replaces Atri Carstens, who recently resigned as a PR councillor due to other personal commitments. Mayor Horatio Hendricks and Speaker Hattingh Bornman welcomed the new councillor.

Kwêla se Therese Benade (middel) was verlede week op Jeffreysbaai vir die reëlings vir die wen-makietie. By haar is lede van die Dorp van die Jaar-komitee Deon Goosen, burgemeester Horatio Hendricks, Leilani Coetsee, Estelle de Beer, Mariza Roux en Laura-Leigh Randall.  Drie dae se genot by Jeffreysbaai se wen-makietie
04 July 2018

DRIE dae se feesgenot wag in September op Jeffreysbaai, Kwêla se Dorp van die Jaar vir 2018.

Receiving the mobile fire-fighting unit are (clockwise from left) Annekie Heyns (Paradise Watch media), Christelle Kolesky (PW secretary), Riaan Kolesky (PW chairman), Dewald Barnard (Chief Fire Officer at Kouga Municipality), Ben Rheeder (ward 12 councillor), Fred Beechey (PW), Lieb Swiegers (PW and a ward committee member), André de Beer (ward committee member), resident Billy Ives, Johan Herselman (PW deputy chair), Jannie Kruger (PW) and Chris Meyer (PW treasurer). Extra fire power for Paradise community
03 July 2018

A Kouga ward councillor has taken hands with members of his ward to safeguard the community against fires.

The level of the Kouga Dam has dropped to a critical 7,88%. Gamtoos towns face serious water shortages as Kouga Dam level drops
02 July 2018

The Gamtoos Valley towns of Hankey and Patensie face serious water shortages as the level of the Kouga Dam continues to drop.

: Kouga Mayor Horatio Hendricks leads the countdown to the switching on of electricity to Donkerhoek. Municipality brightens up Donkerhoek
28 June 2018

Kouga Municipality has brightened up the lives of more than 100 households at Humansdorp.

(Back) Senior Development Officer Musa Tshuma, International Development Officer Stephen Smith and Global Affairs Canada Diredtor: Kenya and South Africa Development Programme, Chantal Labelle, visit the Bayahluma sewing project at Tokyo Sexwale. Canadian partnership surges ahead
25 June 2018

A delegation from the Canadian government visited Jeffreys Bay last week Tuesday, as a follow-up to the partnership agreement signed between Kouga Municipality and one of that country’s municipalities.

The more kitchens, the greater the cost
22 June 2018

Home-owners who wish to have more than one kitchen in their house need to submit an application for Single Residential B zoning or Consent Use with the municipality’s Town Planning department.

Residents invited to rate municipal service delivery
21 June 2018

Kouga Municipality will be running its annual Customer Satisfaction Survey from 18 June to 18 July this year.

Proof of address
20 June 2018

Kouga's councillors have been trained and equipped to serve as commissioners of oath.

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