Mission & Vision

Vision INCLUSIVE * INNOVATIVE * INSPIRED As Joseph Francis once wisely said, “Community engagement requires a lot of passion, dedication, commitment and working well beyond the call of the clock.” To bring Knysna Municipality’s vision to life, inclusivity is key. Each member of our community matters to us and we are constantly working towards equal […]

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Term of Office

The Knysna Town Council is the highest structure of local government in Knysna. Council is made up of 21 members. This membership comprises 11 ward councillors, and the other 10 members are proportional representative (PR) councillors. Number of seats in council by political party Party Name of Party Number of Seats     Ward PR […]

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Organisational Structure

A municipality must, within its administrative and financial capacity, establish and organise its administration in a manner that enables the municipality to be responsive to the needs of the local community. Council recently approved a new Organisational Structure which will enable the Municipality to review and redesign an organogram in line with legislative powers and […]

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Talk to Us

We would love to hear from you, whether you need more information or to give us feedback, input and recommendations. You can use any of the following ways to make contact: Call us on (044) 302 6300 Email us at tips@knysna.gov.za SMS us on 44453 Write to us at PO Box 21, Knysna, 6570

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Awards & Recognition

Many Western Cape municipalities rank as the best performing municipalities in South Africa. Knysna Municipality is without a doubt one of those municipalities – leading in terms of performance and efficiency. The Municipality is known for its good governance and is recognised as an organisation which is innovative and business like in the way business […]

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