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 access and download the loadshedding schedules for the Kouga region.


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

Property owners can help to reduce the risk of fires starting or spreading on their properties. Let's be fire wise
12 February 2019

Kouga Municipality’s Fire Department and the new Risk Reduction Committee would like to encourage all property owners to do their part to minimise the risk of fires starting in the region.

Fire-fighter Jabu Luthuli helps to set up Kouga Municipality’s “save water” colouring-in stall at the Humansdorp Plaasfees. Kouga makes a splash at the Plaasfees
11 February 2019

Kouga Municipality made a splash with its water-saving campaign at the Humansdorp Plaasfees on Saturday.

EVERY DROP COUNTS: Kouga's colouring-in stall has helped to spread the Colour in and win at the Humansdorp Plaasfees
07 February 2019

Children between the ages of two and eight years old can colour in and win at the Humansdorp Plaasfees this coming Saturday (9 February).

Leading the charge to make public transport safer are Kouga Traffic officers Elvis Mayinje, John Brown, Community Services Portfolio Councillor Daniel Benson and Jason Petersen. More than 40 taxis impounded
06 February 2019

MORE than 40 taxis were impounded by Kouga Municipality over the past two months as part of the institution’s drive to make public transport safer.

Helping Hdorp cricketers hit a six
05 February 2019

The Humansdorp Cricket Club is the latest beneficiary of Kouga Municipality’s Ward Development Fund.

Kouga Municipality would like to increase the local pool of qualified lifeguards. Free lifeguard training for local young people
04 February 2019

Kouga Executive Mayor Horatio Hendricks visited all municipal units on Thursday to thank employees personally for their efforts to ensure that the municipality delivers on its mandate.

Council declares amnesty period for building plan fines
01 February 2019

The Kouga Council has declared an 18-month amnesty period for the payment of fines and penalties related to incomplete or incorrect building plans.

Delay in emailing of accounts
31 January 2019

Due to a technical glitch, there has been a delay in the emailing of municipal accounts.

New road on the cards between J'Bay and Aston
30 January 2019

The Kouga Council is paving the way for a new road to be constructed connecting Jeffreys Bay to Aston Bay.

Netball clothes for Quagga
29 January 2019

Quagga Primary School has received new netball attire thanks to Kouga Municipality's Ward Development Fund.

At the establishment of the Risk Reduction Committee were (front) Liezl Clause(DVG), Annelise Rossouw (Kouga Fire), Jeane Madatt (Kouga Waste and Environmental Management), Khaya Duna (Sarah Baartman Disaster Management satellite office), Richard Cowling (Foster),  (back) Henrico van Rooyen(Kouga Fire), Christo Herselman(Sarah Baartman West Fire Protection Association), Dewald Barnard (Kouga Fire), Trevor Wright (resident), James Mzangwa (Kouga Fire) and Marlin Sodien (Kouga Fire). New committee to reduce fire risk to communities
28 January 2019

A new committee has been established to strengthen fire prevention initiatives in the greater St Francis area.

At a networking session focused on renewable energy and waste management were Ilsfeld councillor Werner Kuehner, St Francis Property Owners chairman Wayne Furphy, Kouga Portfolio Councillors Bryan Dhludhlu and Freddy Campher, Kouga Environmental and Waste Management Manager Christa Venter and Kouga Municipal Manager Charl du Plessis.

Battle against climate change hots up
24 January 2019

Kouga Municipality and its German partner Ilsfeld are stepping up their joint fight against climate change.

Owen Nelson from Patensie was among the municipal staffers who received small tokens of appreciation from Kouga Mayor Horatio Hendricks. Mayor thanks staff for doing Kouga proud
22 January 2019

Kouga Executive Mayor Horatio Hendricks visited all municipal units on Thursday to thank employees personally for their efforts to ensure that the municipality delivers on its mandate.

Last voter registration weekend before the elections
18 January 2019

Kouga Executive Mayor Horatio Hendricks has called on Kouga residents of voting age to take full advantage of the last open voter registration weekend so as to ensure they are eligible voters before the country’s general elections.

300 IDs await collection at local Home Affairs
16 January 2019

More than 300 unclaimed Identity Documents (IDs) are waiting for collection at the Department of Home Affairs in Humansdorp.

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