• Work hours

    Municipal working hours amended

    As per Section 9 of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act and Clause 7 of the Main Collective Agreement, the current working hours of Municipal staff equals 40 hours per week.

    Although these hours remain the same, all staff, accept Cleansing, Fire, Traffic and Customer Care employees, will have their working hours restructured.

    Read more by clicking on the green header above.

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    LEVEL 2 WATER RESTRICTIONS APPLY

    LEVEL 2 WATER RESTRICTIONS APPLY

    Punitive water tariffs to be billed:

    An additional 50% of the approved water consumption tariff will be applied. This means that all water usage above 20kl/month will be charged at 1.5 times the normal tariff, i.e. 50%increase.

    Read more by clicking on the green header above.

  • Knysna Dumping Campaign - Poster Concept 1

    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.

    Read more by clicking on the green header above.

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    Pay it forward this year

    Knysna Executive Mayor, Eleanore Bouw-Spies is asking residents of Greater Knysna to consider paying it forward at the start of this new school year.

    “Being a mother myself, I know how quickly children outgrow their clothing and also know how these clothes will help another child fit into their new school environment as they step nervously through the gate of their schools, be it ,big‟ school or just a new school year, on 11 January.”

    Read more by clicking on the green header above.

  • Full Council

    Composition of new Knysna Town Council

    During the most recent Local Government Elections the Democratic Alliance (DA) won six out of the 11 wards situated within Greater Knysna.

    The final official results from the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) gave the DA 10 out of the 21 available seats in Council.

    Read more by clicking on the green header above.

  • Akkerkloof

    Long-term water conservation the only solution

    DESPITE recent rains in the Garden Route, Knysna Municipality is still asking all residents to make an effort to use water wisely, implement conservation measures and adhere to municipal water restrictions.

    Read more by clicking on the green header above.

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    ESKOM APPEAL: Save power between 5pm and 9pm

    Eskom needs your help to reduce electricity usage every day from 5pm to 9pm.

    The national electricity system is currently operating under constrained conditions and is in RED alert. This is due to a high number of technical problems being experienced on the ageing Eskom generation plant.

    (Read more by clicking on the green heading above.)

REMEMBER TO CONSERVE ELECTRICITY BETWEEN 5PM AND 9PM EVERY DAY

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General Valuation 2017 - 2022
Valuation roll for 2017 - 2022 has been uploaded onto our website. Click here

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
ANTI-FRAUD HOTLINE 0800214764 CUSTOMER SERVICES SMS: 44453 SEDGEFIELD
+27 (0)44 302 6500

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 2 WATER RESTRICTIONS APPLY: PUNITIVE WATER TARIFFS TO BE BILLED: An additional 50% of the approved water consumption tariff will be applied. This means that all water usage above 20kl/month will be charged at 1.5 times the normal tariff, i.e. 50%increase. HUMAN CONSUMPTION ONLY Knysna Municipal potable water is restricted to only human consumption and business (no watering of gardens, washing of vehicles or boats, etc.). Read more about how to be water wise all year round.

Daily Water Usage

Week: 13 - 19 February 2017

Knysna
Target: 8Ml/day
Actual: 12.38 Ml/day

Sedgefield
Target: 1.9Ml/day
Actual:2.12 Ml/day

Akkerkloof Dam: 50% Full
Knysna Rainfall: 0mm
Sedgefield Rainfall: 4mm

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Events on February 8, 2017
  • Planning & Integrated Human Settlements Meeting
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Knysna Municipality, Clyde St, Knysna, 6570, South Africa Description: Planning & Integrated Human Settlements Meeting
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Events on February 9, 2017
  • Finance, Governance and Economic Development Committee Meeting
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Knysna Municipality, Clyde St, Knysna, 6570, South Africa Description: Finance, Governance and Economic Development Committee Meeting
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Events on February 15, 2017
  • Technical Services Meeting
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Knysna Municipality, Clyde St, Knysna, 6570, South Africa Description: Technical Services Meeting
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Events on February 16, 2017
  • Community Services Committee Meeting
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Knysna Municipality, Clyde St, Knysna, 6570, South Africa Description: Community Services Committee Meeting
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Events on February 27, 2017
  • Special Council Meeting
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Knysna, South Africa Description: Special Council Meeting
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