Bidding Opportunities

The municipality’s Supply Chain Management (SCM) department manages the supply and acquisition of various goods and services to or on behalf of the municipality. These include tenders for construction works, general and professional services, and the selection of contractors to assist in the provision of municipal services. We also strive to ensure that the municipality’s […]

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Lagoon Update

One of the most prominent landscape features in the Greater Knysna area is the Knysna Estuary, or lagoon as commonly referred to. Other than being a major tourist attraction for leisure activities, it also boasts considerable conservation importance with it ranking 3rd of South Africa’s estuaries in terms of botanical importance, 8th in terms of […]

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Lagoon Update

Period: 1 - 31 December 2023
Knysna Production: 14.41 Ml/day
Sedgefield Production: 2.71 Ml/day

Akkerkloof Dam: 76% Full
Knysna Rainfall: 71mm
Sedgefield Rainfall: 50mm

Level 3 Water Restrictions Apply

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Government

Mission & Vision
Mission & Vision

Vision INCLUSIVE * INNOVATIVE * INSPIRED As Joseph Francis once wisely said, “Community engagement requires…

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Important Documents
Important Documents

Section 21A of the Local Government Municipal Systems Act, No 32 of 2000, stipulates that…

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Mayor’s Office
Mayor’s Office

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Directorates
Directorates

We are committed to offering and sustaining service excellence to the people of Greater Knysna,…

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Council & Agendas
Council & Agendas

The Knysna Town Council is the executive body of the municipality and is responsible for…

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Organisational Structure
Organisational Structure

A municipality must, within its administrative and financial capacity, establish and organise its administration in…

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Talk to Us
Talk to Us

We would love to hear from you, whether you need more information or to give…

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Awards & Recognition
Awards & Recognition

Many Western Cape municipalities rank as the best performing municipalities in South Africa. Knysna Municipality…

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Chairperson Elected to the Local Drug Action Committee
Chairperson Elected to the Local Drug Action Committee

Knysna Executive Mayor Aubrey Tsengwa announced that Mark Mosdell, the principal of Knysna High School, was elected as the new chairperson of the Local Drug Action Committee (LDAC) on 4 July. “Our LDAC meets on a quarterly basis and its members share a common goal – reducing substance abuse in our area,” said Tsengwa. LDACs give effect to the National Drug Master Plan (NDMP) within their respective municipal jurisdictions and must provide feedback to the Western Cape Substance Abuse Forum and the Central Drug Authority once a year. It enforces all activities as stated in the Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse Act, act 70 of 2008, chapter 10. The first NDMP was approved in 1999 and is revised every 5 years.  The current plan applies to 2019 to 2024.  The NDMP requires national and provincial government departments to include planning for dealing with substance abuse problems in their normal…

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