• Meetings Calendar

    We are experiencing technical difficulties with our Calendar App. To find information on our municipal Committee and Council Meetings please look under the Meeting Dates tab.

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  • Municipality and partners changing lives on Mandela Day

    In celebration of Madiba’s birthday and the spirit of Ubuntu, Municipal staff and business partners will participate in a number of activities dedicated to those in need in and around 18 July.

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  • Parks department transforming municipal gardens

    We are thrilled to announce that our Parks department rejuvenated over 50 municipal garden beds and have planted more than 130 trees under the department’s new greening initiative. The initiative aim to invest in the natural and recreational areas with plans to restore the natural beauty of all Greater Knysna neighbourhoods.

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  • Knysna’s 2019/20 budget approved

    The 2019/2020 budget amounts to approximately R1,182,500 billion comprising of R217.5 million in capital expenditure and R965 million for operating expenses.

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  • Water Management Devices place the power in the hands of the consumer

    Knysna Municipality is now presenting consumers with the power to determine their own monthly water usage account with the installation of prepaid water management devices (WMD). Knysna Executive Mayor Mark Willemse explained some of the many benefits WMD’s hold over traditional water meters, and how these ultimately benefit consumers.

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  • Level 1 Water Restrictions now in effect

    The municipality has announced that it will lower water restrictions from Level 3 to Level 1 with immediate effect. The decision to relax the restrictions was based on the slight increase in rainfall, better storage capacity and reduced consumption.

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  • Mayor calls on communities not to invade, but rather to engage with Municipality on housing

    We ask residents who have grievances to continue to engage with the Municipality through formal channels.

    The Knysna Municipality wishes to state that it is completely opposed to any illegal land invasions. We take this stance because the Municipality needs to ensure that the interests of all awaiting beneficiaries as well as of the community at large are balanced. We urge the community to refrain from any unlawful activity and appeal to them to cooperate with the Municipality on this.

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Garden Route Rebuild
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Public Notices

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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. Read more about how to be water wise all year round.

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

Water Stats

Period: 16 - 19 August 2019

Target: 8 Ml/day

Target: 1.9 Ml/day

Akkerkloof Dam: 93% Full
Knysna Rainfall: 9 mm
Sedgefield Rainfall: 3 mm

Level 1 Water Restrictions Apply

Report Water Abuse on 060 998 7000

Economic Data

Knysna Film and Events:

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Data & Statistics:
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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.


The greater Knysna area is a popular all-year tourism destination.
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