• Mayor hands over key of the town to Miss Universe

    Local golden girl and Miss Universe, Demi-Leigh Peters received a warm welcome from Greater Knysna residents and visitors during her homecoming parade in Sedgefield on Sunday, 28 January.

    Knsyna Executive Mayor, Eleanore Bouw-Spies bestowed the freedom of the town on Peters and handed over a symbolic key to her in front of the excited crowd in the Sedgefield Primary Sport Field. “Congratulations Demi-Leigh we are all so proud of you. Becoming Miss Universe is a big achievement. Thanks you for putting the Greater Knysna on the map, and making Sedgefield a priority in your busy schedule.

  • Breaks in water reticulation system addressed

    Knysna Executive Mayor, Eleanore Bouw-Spies and her team sincerely apologise for these water outages. This has been a recurring problem that affected the municipality for a number of years. The Executive Mayor called an urgent Mayoral Committee meeting today in order to address the problem. The following resolutions were taken:

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  • Congratulations Matric Class of 2017!

    The Knysna Town Council would like to congratulate the matric class of 2017 on successfully completing their high school examinations. Well done for reaching this key milestone, you have done us proud!

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  • 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.

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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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  • 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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Garden Route Rebuild
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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:

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Public Notices

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

Water Stats

Period: 16 - 18 February 2018

Knysna
Target: 8 Ml/day

Sedgefield
Target: 1.9 Ml/day

Akkerkloof Dam: 44% Full
Knysna Rainfall: 0mm
Sedgefield Rainfall: 0mm

Level 3 Water Restrictions Apply

Report Water Abuse on 060 998 7000

Simple Calendar

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  • Finance Governance & Economic Development Meeting
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  • Community Services Committe
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  • Planning & Integrated Human Settlements Meeting
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  • Technical Services Meeting
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  • Finance & Governance Committee (Continue)
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  • Special Council Meeting

Economic Data

Knysna Film and Events:

Knysna Film and Events
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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.
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