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 get your updated ward information following the 2016 Local Government Elections. Your ward will determine which IDP meeting you should attend.


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

Municipal offices to close early on Thursday
14 April 2019

All Kouga municipal offices will be closing at 12 noon on Thursday, 18 April, for the duration of the Easter weekend.

ADAM Groot name tree op by JBay Makiti
12 April 2019

Top Suid-Afrikaanse kunstenaars sal sorg vir vermaak uit die boonste rakke by die 2019 JBay Makiti.

Fish kill causes alarm at Seekoei estuary
10 April 2019

An emergency application is due to be submitted to the Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEDEAT) this week for the breaching of the Seekoei estuary mouth at Paradise Beach, Jeffreys Bay.

Congratulations to the first Kouga Mayor's Cup T20 champions! Hankey crowned first Mayor's Cup T20 champs
09 April 2019

The Hankey Cricket Club was crowned the first Kouga Mayor’s Cup T20 champions on Sunday.

The winners of the Corporate section were GSM Trading, SOGA and 4@play. Top-class action at first Mayor's Cup volleyball
08 April 2019

The first-ever Kouga Mayor’s Cup Beach Volleyball tournament took place in near perfect weather conditions at the Jeffreys Bay main beachfront over the weekend.

Kouga Mayor Horatio Hendricks, Sea Vista learner Ashley Jantjies and municipal worker Thembinkosi Dywili helped to clean up a section of Zwelitsha last week. Sea Vista kids are keeping Kouga clean
05 April 2019

Almost 50 Grade 7 learners from Sea Vista Primary became the first honorary ambassadors for the Keep Kouga Clean campaign this week.

The national Department of Water and Sanitation has limited how much water the municipality may extract from the Kouga Dam for use by Hankey and Patensie's communities. Hankey, Patensie water quotas up for review
04 April 2019

The communities of Hankey and Patensie are anxiously awaiting the outcome of the review of their annual water allocation by the national Department of Water and Sanitation.

Draft IDP/budget community consultation meetings
03 April 2019

Kouga Municipality will be holding community consultation meetings in all wards this April to present the draft Integrated Development Plan and draft budget for the new financial year to residents The draft documents were adopted by the Kouga Council on Friday (29 March).

Draft budget and IDP tabled for 2019/2020
02 April 2019

Kouga Municipality’s draft budget and draft Integrated Development Plan (IDP) for the new financial year, starting July, were adopted by the Kouga Council on Friday(29/03/2019).

St Francis water interruption
01 April 2019

The water supply to the whole of St Francis will be interrupted for most of the day on Wednesday, 3 April.

Traffic Department closed over long weekends
29 March 2019

The Kouga Traffic Department’s offices at both Humansdorp and Hankey will be closed over the long weekends in April and June.

The approved layout plan for the long-awaited Hankey housing project. Big step forward for Hankey housing
28 March 2019

Hundreds of households at Hankey are in high spirits following confirmation that the building of RDP houses in the area is back on track.

New codes get set for Mayor's Cup
27 March 2019

Four new sporting codes and two old favourites will compete for top honours in the Kouga Mayor’s Cup tournament this April.

Driving licence backlog
25 March 2019

The national Department of Transport is still battling to catch up with the backlog of driving licence cards that have not yet been printed because of a lengthy labour dispute.

Kouga Speaker Hattingh Bornman, ward councillor Sindiswa Makasi, Willie Oosthuizen of the Humansdorp Co-op, Vernon Heunis from the Marina Martinique Home Owners Association and Jacobus Scott from Pure Design Architects got the project underway this week. Big plans for Aston Bay road
22 March 2019

Work has started on a joint project that will help to safeguard motorists and pedestrians using the Aston Bay road while also beautifying the area and putting in place extra recreational facilities for the surrounding communities.

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