Important Documents

Important Documents

Section 21A of the Local Government Municipal Systems Act, No 32 of 2000, stipulates that all documents with a public interest must be conveyed to the community by displaying the documents on the municipality’s website.

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Annual Reports

Section 121(1) of the Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act 56 of 2003 (MFMA) stipulates that every municipality and municipal entity must for each financial year prepare an annual report in accordance with its guidelines. The purpose of the annual report is to provide a record of the activities for that year, to report on […]

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Budget and Related Documents

The Municipal Finance Management Act, No. 56 of 2003, Chapter 4 on Municipal Budgets, Subsection (16), states that the Council of a municipality must for each financial year approve an annual budget for the municipality before the commencement of that financial year. The Knysna Municipality’s budget reflects its key policy decisions and priorities, determines rates […]

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Disposed Assets

Assets other than those utilised to provide basic services may be disposed of – subject to Council approval, or in terms of delegated authority. The Supply Chain Management Department shall with regard to acquisitions and disposals of assets ensure that all obsolete or damaged assets are disposed of as per the requirements of the SCM […]

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Financial Statements

The Accounting Officer (AO) is required, in terms of the Municipal Finance Management Act (MFMA), No. 56 of 2003, to maintain adequate account records and is responsible for the content and integrity of the financial statements and related financial information. The AO must also ensure that the financial statements fairly represent the state of affairs […]

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In-Year Reporting

The Municipal Budget and Reporting Regulations (MBRR) are designed to achieve a range of objectives, including improving local government’s ability to deliver basic services by improved financial sustainability and better medium term planning and policy choices on service delivery. This page contains the following reports: Section 52(d) Report – Executive Mayor’s Report Section 71 Report […]

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Service Delivery & Budget Implementation Plan

The development, implementation and monitoring of a Service Delivery and Budget Implementation Plan (SDBIP) is a requirement of the Municipal Finance Management Act, (MFMA) (Act No. 56 of 2003). The SDBIP is the management and implementation tool which sets in-year information, e.g. quarterly service delivery and monthly budget targets, and links each service delivery output […]

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Integrated Development Plan

The Integrated Development Plan (IDP) is a five-year plan which local government is required to compile to determine the development needs of the municipality. The projects within the IDP are also linked to the municipality’s budget. The municipality operates in a constantly changing environment and the IDP is reviewed annually to make sure it stays […]

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Long Term Contracts

Section 21A of the Local Government Municipal Systems Act, No 32 of 2000, stipulates that all documents with a public interest must be conveyed to the community by displaying the documents on the municipality’s website. Find current Long Term Contracts here:

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Policies

The Knysna Municipal Council regulates a wide range of private and business activities within the municipal area via its policies. Click on a link below to access a PDF version of the Council-approved policy or framework document you want to consult.

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Audit Charter

The purpose of the Audit charter is to set out the nature, role, responsibility, status and authority of Internal Auditing within the Knysna Municipality, and to outline the scope of the internal audit work. The objective of an Internal Audit is to provide independent, objective assurance designed to add value and improve the municipality’s operations. […]

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Performance Agreements

In terms of the provisions of the Local Government Municipal Systems Act, the Municipal Manager is required to sign a performance agreement with all Directors which includes a performance plan for each financial year or part thereof. The performance plan sets out the performance objectives and targets that must be met by them, as well […]

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By-laws

The Council as the legislative body of the Knysna Municipality makes and implements by-laws, which are local laws specifically created for Greater Knysna. Click on a link below to access a PDF version of the Council-approved by-law that you want to consult.

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Fire Investigation Report

This report is drafted for the Municipal Council of Knysna Municipality in terms of the Knysna Municipality: By-law Relating to Community Fire Safety, Chapter 2: Administrative Provisions.

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