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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Coronavirus/COVID-19 information Coronavirus/COVID-19 information

South Africa is currently on adjusted Alert Level 3. President Cyril Ramaphosa declared a national State of Disaster on 15 March 2020 to prepare the country for the Covid-19 pandemic. Click here to visit the official South African COVID-19 website.


Despite the recent rain, drought conditions prevail and water restrictions remain in place. Click here for the latest dam levels.

Traffic licensing and registration survey Traffic licensing and registration survey

The Kouga Traffic Department is conducting a customer satisfaction survey to help improve the service at the licensing and registration section. The form can be downloaded here. Completed forms can be submitted to pamayor@kouga.gov.za


Press Releases

New Year sees increase in local active Covid-19 cases
03 January 2021

Active Covid-19 cases in the Kouga region have increased to 209, according to the latest report from the Department of Health, dated 3 January 2021.

Active Covid-19 cases decrease to 220
31 December 2020

Active COVID-19 cases in the Kouga region have decreased to 220.

Disaster volunteers to help monitor Covid-19 compliance
30 December 2020

Kouga's Disaster Management volunteers will be out in Full force this long weekend to help ensure that Covid-19 safety protocols are followed.

NGO wanted to establish permanent homeless shelter
29 December 2020

A call has gone out for NGOs interested in establishing a permanent shelter for the homeless in the Kouga region.

Long-term solution sought to help the homeless
28 December 2020

Kouga Municipality and its partners are working towards a permanent solution to assist the homeless in the region.

Slight increase in local active Covid-19 cases
27 December 2020

The number of active COVID-19 cases in the Kouga region increased from 246 on 20 December to 292 on 27 December.

Kouga takes beach battle to the High Court
17 December 2020

Kouga Municipality will be submitting an urgent application to the Eastern Cape High Court, requesting that the decision to close all beaches in the province be overturned.

Shock and disappointment as beaches closed
15 December 2020

Kouga Municipality is not in agreement with the national directive that all beaches and parks in the Eastern Cape and Garden Route District will be closed from 16 December to 3 January.

COVID-19 leads to service delays
14 December 2020

Kouga residents and visitors are advised that there may be delays in service delivery this festive season due to an increase in the number of municipal employees who have contracted the coronavirus.

Whatsapp number for service requests
25 November 2020

The Kouga Municipality Call Centre has launched a WhatsApp number, 081-760-9183, for the reporting of service requests and faults.

Kouga Speaker, Hattingh Bornman, new Ward Two Councillor, Robbie Dennis, and the Municipal Manager, Charl du Plessis. New Ward 2 councillor sworn in
23 November 2020

Robbie Dennis was sworn in as a ward councillor of Kouga Municipality on Monday, 23 November 2020.

Hankey sport scores from Ward Development Fund
20 November 2020

Two spectator stands at the Hankey sports ground have been repaired and refurbished.

Turning dump sites into gardens of hope
17 November 2020

Kouga Executive Mayor Horatio Hendricks is spearheading an urban food garden initiative which will see 30 illegal dumping sites being turned into community “Gardens of Hope”.

Municipality withdraws from co-hosted festive events
12 November 2020

Kouga Municipality has withdrawn from co-hosted events for the festive season due to rising Covid-19 infections.

KwaNomzamo Community Hall re-opened
11 November 2020

The KwaNomzamo Community Hall has been given a second chance to serve the communities of Wards 6, 12 and 15 in Humansdorp.

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