• Counting down to the Knysna Oyster Festival

    The Knysna Oyster Festival is fast approaching and with so many fun and exciting events on the program, Knysna is sure to be abuzz with activity from 21 to 30 June.

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Building communities through handover of title deeds

    On Friday 26 April 2019 the lives of over 30 families were changed immeasurably when Knysna Executive Mayor, Mark Willemse presented them with title deeds to their subsidies properties.

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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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INITIATIVES

Knysna Municipality Citizen Engagement Application:

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

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. 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: 1 - 2 June 2019

Knysna
Target: 8 Ml/day

Sedgefield
Target: 1.9 Ml/day

Akkerkloof Dam: 92% Full
Knysna Rainfall: 0 mm
Sedgefield Rainfall: 0 mm

Level 1 Water Restrictions Apply

Report Water Abuse on 060 998 7000

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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