• Knysna Oyster Festival and Knysna Municipality shares excitement on Emerging Events Incubator Programme

    Knysna Executive Mayor Eleanore Bouw-Spies says, “it is great to meet these event co-ordinators who will hopefully develop their skills and companies to take the Pick ‘n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival and many other local events into the future ensuring an Inclusive, Innovative & Inspired Knysna. We are excited and can’t wait to see the impact of this programme on the 2018 Pick ‘n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival.”

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  • Knysna Municipality is in Rebuild phase

    The greater Knysna Municipal area is still reeling under the shock of the recent fires that cut a swath of destruction throughout the province. “This catastrophe will help to develop the strength and resolve we need to face its aftermath,” said Executive Mayor Eleanore Bouw-Spies.

    Photo: www.ellephoto.co.za

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  • Garden Route Rebuild Initiative finalises strategy, seeks public input on project implementation

    The work of developing the strategy was accomplished through a massive, community-wide cooperative process that involved local residents and businesspeople, individuals with specialist expertise, representatives of a wide variety of NGOs, the municipal mangers, executive mayors, officials, and political representatives of the Eden District and the Knysna and Plettenberg Bay Municipalities, and officials drawn from a large number of provincial and national government departments. The project was coordinated by the international strategic consultancy McKinsey, which provided its services on a pro bono basis.

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  • Waving building fees for fire victims

    Waving building fees for fire victims

    Knysna Council approved the waiving of various Building Plan fees for Fire Victims on 20 June.

    This will assist in fast-tracking the process of demolition and building plan applications.

    The following fees will be waived.

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  • LEVEL 3 WATER RESTRICTIONS IMPLEMENTED

    Level 3 Water Restrictions have been implemented by the Knysna Municipality with immediate effect. This new level of restrictions has resulted by Greater Knysna residents not adhering to the call to reduce their water usage. In the past week alone Sedgefield's target water usage of 1.9ML/day was exceeded with the area utilising 2.2Ml/day. Knysna's target of 8Ml/day was ignored and residents used a whopping 12.4Ml/day.

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  • Greater Knysna water plans for season

    Knysna Municipal manager, Kam Chetty says that this will in no way hamper the town’s summer season readiness and Knysna is definitely “open for business”.
    “Thanks to the R3.1 million received from the Western Cape Provincial and forward planning, we have put several measures in place to ensure that we do not run out of water during the drier upcoming summer season. We therefore encourage and welcome visitors to Greater Knysna.

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  • Help clean up Knysna’s illegal dumping

    As part of Knysna Municipality‟s campaign to rid Greater Knysna of illegal dumping, they have identified illegal dumping hotspots within the area and are asking residents to join them in identifying the culprits.

    "Please Whatsapp us on 081 556 9374 with details of where and when you have noticed illegal dumping. It would be ideal if a photograph of the perpetrators could accompany your report," encouraged Knysna Acting Municipal Manager, Bevan Ellman.

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Garden Route Rebuild

Garden Route Rebuild
Click here to find out more about the Garden Route Rebuild Initiative.

Official banking details for the Knysna disaster relief:

Nedbank
Account Name: Emergency Fund
Account number: 1147920699
Branch code: 198 765
Reference: Knysnafire
International donations: NEDSZAJJ


General Valuation 2017 - 2022:
The valuation roll for 2017 - 2022 is available. Click here to view

Important Numbers

EMERGENCIES ALL HOURS:
+27 (0)44 302 8911
GENERAL ENQUIRIES
+27 (0)44 302 6300
ELECTRICITY FAULTS
+27 (0)44 302 6397
WATER & SEWERAGE
+27 (0)44 302 6331
REPORT BABOONS NEAR HOMES
+27 (0)44 302 6551
SEDGEFIELD
+27 (0)44 302 6500

Knysna Municipality Citizen Engagement Application:

Knysna App - Community Engagement Click here and login to our citizen engagement application.

Public Notices

SAVE ELECTRICITY:
Click here for electricity saving tips.

DEALING WITH BABOONS:
Read more about how to deal with baboons on your property.

LEVEL 3 WATER RESTRICTIONS IMPLEMENTED: Level 3 Water Restrictions have been implemented by the Knysna Municipality with immediate effect. This new level of restrictions has resulted by Greater Knysna residents not adhering to the call to reduce their water usage. In the past week alone Sedgefield's target water usage of 1.9ML/day was exceeded with the area utilising 2.9Ml/day. Knysna's target of 8Ml/day was ignored and residents used a whopping 9.9Ml/day. Read more about how to be water wise all year round.

Daily Water Usage

Week: 11 - 12 October 2017

Knysna
Target: 8 Ml/day
Actual: 10.30 Ml/day

Sedgefield
Target: 1.9 Ml/day
Actual: 2.45 Ml/day

Akkerkloof Dam: 38% Full
Knysna Rainfall: 6mm
Sedgefield Rainfall: 0mm

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Economic Data

Knysna Film and Events:

Knysna Film and Events
Click here to find out more about Knysna Film and Events.

Data & Statistics:
Data and statistic information.
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Lagoon Update

Click here to access the latest Estuary Water Quality Report and documents related to the Knysna Estuary Pollution Action Plan.

Tourism


The greater Knysna area is a popular all-year tourism destination.
Click here for the official Knysna Tourism website.
Click here for the official Sedgefield Tourism website.

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