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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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa declared a national State of Disaster on 15 March 2020 to prepare the country for the possible spread of the Coronavirus Covid 19. Click here for information.


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

Driver's licence cards await collection
01 October 2019

Hundreds of driver’s licence cards are awaiting collection at Kouga Municipality’s Traffic Department in Humansdorp.

Bush-clearing has been completed at the site of the Hankey housing project.
 Hankey housing meeting set for October
25 September 2019

A public meeting will be held in Hankey on 7 October to give the community a progress report on the local housing project.

The venue was packed for Saturday's programme. JBay Makiti a great success
23 September 2019

Young and old flocked to the Jeffreys Bay Caravan Park over the weekend for the first JBay Makiti 2019.

One hundred indigenous trees are to be planted at the Kruisfontein Multisport Centre this October as part of the international climate change workshop. 100 trees to be planted at Kruisfontein
20 September 2019

One hundred trees are set to be planted at the Kruisfontein Multisport Complex in Humansdorp this October when municipalities from across the world will be in Kouga for an international climate change workshop.

Three days of non-stop fun at the JBM
19 September 2019

Kouga is gearing up for three days of non-stop fun at the first JBay Makiti.

Municipality saves big on phones
18 September 2019

Kouga Municipality has slashed its annual Telkom bill by a massive 76% over the past two years.

onathan Auld (right) show Jacques Jenneker how to level the roadcrete while (from left) East Cape MPL Vicky Knoetze, Kouga municipal workers Eric Bezuidenhout and Julio Manuel look on. Kouga goes mining for pothole solutions
16 September 2019

Kouga Municipality is going underground in search of a more permanent fix for potholes.

Die jong klomp kan hul gunsteling kinder-karakters leer ken terwyl die grootmense rugby kyk. 
Wêreldbeker-rugby by die Makiti
13 September 2019

Die Springbokke se Wêreldbeker-rugbywedstryd teen die All Blacks sal Saterdag regstreeks op twee groot skerms by die JBay Makiti uitgesaai word.

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.

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