• 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 making headway

    Western Cape Government, Minister of Economic Opportunities Alan Winde, Minister of Transport & Public Works Donald Grant, and the Mayors of Eden District, Knysna, and Bitou Municipalities met yesterday for a progress meeting on the Garden Route Rebuild (GRR) initiative. The GRR was launched by Western Cape Government Premier Helen Zille to coordinate all the public and private efforts to rebuild the Garden Route after the devastating fires of early June 2017.

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  • Appointment of Kam Chetty, new Municipal Manager

    It is my pleasure to inform the residents of Greater Knysna of the arrival of our new Municipal Manager, Mr Kam Chetty.

    A full statement will be issued in due course.

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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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  • 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.

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

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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
ANTI-FRAUD HOTLINE 0800214764 CUSTOMER SERVICES SMS: 44453 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 2.2Ml/day. Knysna's target of 8Ml/day was ignored and residents used a whopping 12.4Ml/day. Read more about how to be water wise all year round.

Daily Water Usage

Week: 11 - 15 August 2017

Knysna
Target: 10Ml/day
Actual: 11.97 Ml/day

Sedgefield
Target: 1.9Ml/day
Actual: 2.13 Ml/day

Akkerkloof Dam: 31% Full
Knysna Rainfall: 9.5mm
Sedgefield Rainfall: 16.0mm

Simple Calendar

August 2017

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  • Planning and Integrated Human Settlements Committee
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  • Finance Governance and Economic Development Committee
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  • Event
  • Ordinary Council Meeting
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  • Community Services Committee Meeting
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  • Technical Services Committee Meeting
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  • Special Council Meeting
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  • Special Council Meeting
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  • Mayoral Committee Meeting

Economic Data

Data & Statistics:
Data and statistic information. Read More

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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