Kouga local municipality
Tel:+27 (0)42 200 2200
All-hours Emergency:+27 (0)42 291 0250
Alternative Number:+27 (0)42 200 8330
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Click here to get your updated ward information following the 2016 Local Government Elections. Your ward will determine which IDP meeting you should attend.


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

Community members from Hankey joined Kouga Mayor Horatio Hendricks (third left) and his team on Saturday for the launch of the wheelie bin roll-out. Wheelie bins rolled out to Hankey and Patensie
30 April 2019

In a move set to change the face of refuse collection Kouga Municipality has started distributing wheelie bins to households for free.

WDF boost for Hankey soccer clubs
29 April 2019

Five football clubs from Hankey have received soccer kits through Kouga Municipality's Ward Development Fund.

Second Makiti chance for local artists
28 April 2019

A second audition period has been announced for local artists interested in performing at the first JBay Makiti in September.

Prayer gathering for peaceful elections
27 April 2019

A special prayer service will be held at KwaNomzamo on Thursday (2 May) ahead of the national and provincial elections next week.

Mayor's Cup Golf tees off
26 April 2019

A full field of players participated in the Kouga Mayor's Cup Charity Golf Tournament at the St Francis Golf Club on Friday.

Change in Ward 15 voting station
25 April 2019

Residents registered to cast their votes at the Humansdorp Country Club in Ward 15 are asked to take note that their voting station has changed.

Jeffreys Bay Comprehensive High is among the schools that have already received recycling bins from the municipality. At the hand-over were Kouga foreman Zanethemba Ramesi, Kouga Waste and Environmental Health Manager Christa Venter, J'Bay Comprehensive Head of Department Naomi Venter, Kouga superintendent Moses Ngcayisa, Kouga Environmental Specialist Nomvelo Siwela, School Governing Body chairperson Hermien Prins and school administrator Garth Jacobs. Recycling set to move up a gear
24 April 2019

Recycling services in the Kouga region is set to move up a gear following the appointment of an official service provider by the municipality.

Seekoei breach authorised to address fish deaths
23 April 2019

Kouga Municipality has received the go-ahead to breach the mouth of the Seekoei estuary at Jeffreys Bay.

Water outages at Humansdorp and St Francis
22 April 2019

Discreteness tests, which could lead to a break in the water supply for up to three hours per day, will take place at Humansdorp this week and St Francis Bay next week.

Kouga Mayor Horatio Hendricks and Marius Ferreira of Je’Vista congratulate the Kings of the Beach on their victory in the touchies tournament. H'dorp teams triumph at J'Bay Carnival
21 April 2019

The celebratory fires burnt high on Saturday (20 April) when local teams came out tops in the first Easter Je’Vista One Touch and Kouga Beach Netball tournaments at the main beachfront of Jeffreys Bay.

Easter Bunny at the J'Bay Beach Carnival
20 April 2019

The Easter Bunny was at the J'Bay Beach Carnival on Saturday to distribute sweet treats to visitors.

New pound for stray animals
18 April 2019

Stray animals can now be reported to the Kouga Call Centre.

Residents can now contact the Kouga Call Centre to find out what their account balance is. Call centre now open for balance queries
17 April 2019

Ratepayers can now contact the Kouga Call Centre to find out what their municipal account balance is or to obtain an access key to register for Kouga Municipality’s online account service.

Jaco Vlok, Christo Botha, Magriet and Marius Ferreira, Anene Jonck and Reggie Bezuidenhout get set for the first J'Bay Beach Carnival. Great sports at the first J’Bay Carnival
16 April 2019

A skydiving Easter bunny, action-packed beach sports and kiddies fun galore will keep holiday-makers entertained at the first J’Bay Beach Carnival this weekend.

Spectacular views of the Gamtoos Valley await visitors from the iconic “Bergvenster” near Patensie. Patensie wins EC round of Kwêla Town of the Year
15 April 2019

Patensie was named the winner of the East Cape round of the annual competition on Kyknet’s Kwêla on Sunday.

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