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

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.

A section of the main water line to Boskloof has been replaced to help minimise leaks. New main line for Boskloof
05 August 2019

The water supply to Boskloof in Humansdorp will be interrupted periodically from August 5 to 16 to allow for the activation of the newly-installed main line.

Site foreman Wynand Human, Kouga Mayor Horatio Hendricks, DA MPL Vicky Knoetze and site agent Ruendell Plaatjies at the stormwater pipes, which are currently being installed. 
Stormwater installation at eco-friendly road
02 August 2019

The installation of new stormwater pipes has started at Woltemade Street, Jeffreys Bay, as Kouga Municipality prepares to build Africa’s first eco-friendly road.

Eskom power outage to affect whole Kouga
01 August 2019

Eskom will be switching off the power supply to almost all of Kouga on Wednesday, 14 August.

Kouga received permission for the emergency breaching of the Seekoei mouth at Jeffreys Bay. Kouga averts eco-disaster at the Seekoei
31 July 2019

Kouga Municipality’s decision to open the Seekoei’s mouth in an attempt to save fish that were trapped and dying in the salty waters of the lagoon has met with success.

Kouga Infrastructure & Engineering Portfolio Councillor Freddy Campher (back right) and ward committee members Eliza Coetzee (front right), Deon Booysen, Raechel Potgieter and Valerie Kriga (left) joined residents from Donkerhoek at two of the new flood lights on a recent visit to the area.  First public lights to brighten Donkerhoek
29 July 2019

Residents of Donkerhoek are feeling safer at night following the installation of the first flood lights in the area.

Lolwethu Desha and Khanyiswa Vumazonke at the new tender box in Woltemade Street. New tender box for municipality
25 July 2019

A new tender box had been installed at the municipality’s Supply-Chain Management offices.

The head of a fire hydrant at the main beachfront was stolen last week. 
Reward for fire hydrant info
23 July 2019

Kouga Municipality is offering a cash reward for information about the recent spate of fire hydrant vandalism in Jeffreys Bay.

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