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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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.


The Draft Coastal Management Programme for the Sarah Baartman District Municipality, including Kouga, has been published in the Provincial Gazette for public comment. Click here to access and download the relevant documents.


Press Releases

Kouga has 18 new home-grown lifeguards, with a further seven also set to take their Lifeguard Award exam.
 Local youth pass tough lifeguard exam
11 September 2019

Eighteen new professional lifeguards have been added to Kouga’s pool.

Kouga Speaker Hattingh Bornman (left), Mayor Horatio Hendricks (second right) and acting foreman David September welcome Elton Prins and Lumkile Mbeki to the frontline of the war on potholes.  War on potholes powers up
10 September 2019

Extra muscles and machines have been secured for Kouga’s war against potholes.

Enter the JBM Colour Run!
09 September 2019

The JBay Makiti will be hosting a colour run in Jeffreys Bay in association with the J'Bay Striders Athletic Club and Kouga Municipality on Saturday, 21 September.

Boreholes have been drilled at Jeffreys Bay, Oyster Bay, Humansdorp, Hankey and Patensie. Roll-over to take drought relief projects forward
06 September 2019

Kouga Municipality has applied for a roll-over to take its drought relief programme forward.

Save big on tickets to the JBM
05 September 2019

Only two weeks remain to get tickets at special prices for the biggest music festival ever to be hosted in Jeffreys Bay.

Final JBay Makiti programme released
03 September 2019

Set to take place from 20 to 22 September at the Jeffreys Bay Caravan Park, the JBay Makiti (JBM) will feature award-winning national acts, upcoming artists, a beer garden, food and craft stalls, kids’ entertainment, amusement rides, World Cup rugby on the big screen, a colour run, gospel show and more.

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 to keep Kouga green
02 September 2019

With spring having arrived, Kouga Municipality has renewed its call on residents and businesses to join the fight against climate change by planting trees.

Early B will be performing at the JBM on 20 September. Message of support for the JBM 2019
30 August 2019

The Kouga Council is proud to be associated with the first JBay Makiti, set to be presented at the Jeffreys Bay Caravan Park from 20 to 22 September.

What to expect at the JBM 2019
29 August 2019

The JBay Makiti is all about celebrating friendship and family.

Stephanie Baartman (centre), with young fans Joslyn van Rooyen and Aviwe Silani at Humansdorp Senior Secondary.
Actress inspires girls from her hometown
27 August 2019

Actress and singer Stephanie Baartman, who plays Bibi in the Kyknet soapie “Getroud met Rugby”, was at Humansdorp Senior Secondary to take part in Kouga Executive Mayor Horatio Hendricks’s Women’s Month programme.

Gerayn Stoltz and Allister Brown were among the Kouga fire-fighters who fought the blaze. Probe to determine cause of St Francis fire
26 August 2019

An independent forensic investigation is under way to help determine the cause of the devastating fire at St Francis Bay last week.

A portion of erf 335 in Jeffreys Bay, bordering the Aston Bay road and Koraal Street, has been approved by the Kouga Council for the development. First FLISP and Social Housing project launched
23 August 2019

Kouga Municipality is set to introduce a new project which will open up rental and housing opportunities for residents who earn too much to qualify for a free RDP house.

Hankey meeting to address service gripes
22 August 2019

Kouga’s municipal leadership will be holding a community meeting at Hankey next week to address grievances submitted by residents at a service delivery protest on Monday (19 August).

Eric Bezuidenhout, repairing a pothole. Mayor declares war on potholes
21 August 2019

A special Mayoral intervention programme, aimed at strengthening the municipality’s capacity to repair roads, will be rolled out across the region over the next six months.

Ocean View CPF members try on their new jackets, purchased through the Ward Development Fund and delivered this week by Kouga Speaker Hattingh Bornman (6th right) and Ward 14 Councillor Sindiswa Makhasi (5th right).
  Boost for Ocean View crime prevention
12 August 2019

Community efforts to fight crime in Ocean View has been strengthened through Kouga Municipality’s Ward Development Fund.

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