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

The Executive Mayor, Speaker, Officials and Councillors captured in the moment with the titles deeds receipts Title deeds bring hope to 110 families
09 November 2020

The handing over of the title deeds was part of Kouga Municipality’s Human Settlements Strategy to inculcate a sense of ownership and responsibility among home beneficiaries.

Disaster volunteers deployed to Covid-19 hotspots
06 November 2020

110 Disaster Management Volunteers have been appointed by Kouga Municipality to assist in curbing the spread of the coronavirus in hotspot areas.

The annual fireworks and laser shows in December have been cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Kouga shelves plans for Opening of Season, New Year
03 November 2020

As COVID-19 infections continue to rise, Kouga Municipality has announced that it will be shelving its plans for the 2020 Opening of Season and New Year's Eve.

Get rid of unwanted items and waste
29 October 2020

Starting next week, Kouga Municipality will be helping residents to get rid of any unwanted items and waste they have at home that cannot be put out for standard refuse collection.

Further increase in local COVID-19 cases
28 October 2020

According to the latest report from the Department of Health, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Kouga stood at 65 on 26 October.

Festive season events can save jobs and lives
27 October 2020

As part of its economic recovery plan for the region, Kouga Municipality is putting together an action-packed programme for the coming festive season.

Kouga Community Services Portfolio Councillor, Daniel Benson, joined Parks and Public Amenities manager, Frank Tamboer, and superintendent, Edo Madatt, for the delivery of the wood chippers. Wood chippers to help clear trees chop-chop
26 October 2020

Two wood chippers have been added to Kouga Municipality’s fleet to improve bush and tree-clearing operations.

Scheduled power interruption for Cape St Francis
23 October 2020

The electricity supply to Cape St Francis will be interrupted from 9am to 2pm on Tuesday, 27 October, to allow for the replacement of a rusted mini substation and essential maintenance.

Sharp increase in COVID-19 cases
22 October 2020

The number of COVID-19 infections in the Kouga region almost doubled last week, leading to a renewed call on residents and business to adhere to the basic safety precautions

Apply to host holiday activities
21 October 2020

The closing date is drawing near for event organisers who would like to operate in the Kouga region over the festive season.

Closing date looms for festive trading
20 October 2020

Informal food and craft traders have until 26 October to apply to operate at popular tourist spots in Jeffreys Bay, St Francis Bay and Cape St Francis this festive season.

Matrics encouraged to stay focused
19 October 2020

Kouga Executive Mayor, Horatio Hendricks, has conveyed his best wishes to all matriculants writing their final examinations.

Kouga Executive Mayor Horatio Hendricks and Speaker Hattingh Bornman switched on the electricity to 28 homes in Griffiths Mxenge Street this week. Electricity for Griffiths Mxenge
16 October 2020

The long wait for electricity has finally come to an end for 28 families from Ocean View in Jeffreys Bay.

Kouga Executive Mayor Horatio Hendricks (front centre) joined the municipal and Working for Water team for the start of the bush-clearing project at Humansdorp. Bush-clearing to boost public safety
15 October 2020

Major bush-clearing is under way at Humansdorp in a joint effort to keep Kouga communities safe from crime.

Roadshow to empower SMMEs
14 October 2020

SMMEs from the Kouga region have been invited to attend an empowerment roadshow at the Newton Hall in Jeffreys Bay on 20 October.

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