About Knysna

The Knysna Municipality is a Category B municipality located in the Garden Route District of the Western Cape. The area comprises 11 wards with a population of 73 835 and a total of 1059 km² that stretches from Swartvlei in Sedgefield in the West to Brackenhill in the East. It is the historic, geographic and […]

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How to get here

By car: Knysna is situated on the N2, 520km from Cape Town and 330km from Port Elizabeth. By air: Fly into George Airport. Distance to Knysna 66,9km on the N2 (+- 45 min drive to Knysna) Fly into Plettenberg Bay Airport. Distance to Knysna 33,5km on the N2 (+- 32 minutes drive to Knysna) Heli […]

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Careers

Please note that all applications for Current Vacancies must be accompanied by an official Municipal Application Form. Click here to download: Official Municipal Application Form Click here to download: Application Form Section 54a and 56 Managers Contact details for more information Manager & Director enquiries: Luline Phillips, Manager Human Resources: Tel: +27 (0)44 302 6307 […]

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Rates & Services – Valuation Roll

The General Valuation Roll (GVR) is a document containing the municipal valuations of all the registered properties within the boundaries of the Greater Knysna municipal area and is used to calculate the rates that property owners are required to pay. You are able to object to your property valuation during the objection period. About general […]

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Roads

The Roads Department is responsible for the overall management and maintenance of all road and storm water assets within Greater Knysna. This includes roads asset management, informal network management and roads infrastructure and systems. Please report all damaged roads and potholes within the Knysna municipal area to +27 (0)44 302 6309. Contact Manager Road, Transport, […]

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Youth & Social Development

We facilitate a variety of relevant developmental, social and cultural programmes that are evidence based and responsive to the critical social challenges faced by communities. Through the provision of targeted services, we aim to contribute to: the promotion of social and economic development; the promotion of a safe and healthy environment; encouraging the involvement of […]

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Housing

In terms of housing, the Knysna Municipality acts on behalf of the State which is guided by the RSA Constitution and other relevant housing legislation and programmes, namely the National Housing Code, Rental Housing Act, the Social Housing Act, the Municipal Finance Management Act (MFMA), Municipal Systems Management Act (MSMA), the National Development Plan (NDP), […]

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2019 Projects & Programmes

The Knysna Municipality has planned several projects for the 2019 /2020 financial year. To learn more about these projects, please click on the link below. 2019/2020 Capital Projects Please note that these projects are proposed for 2019 / 2020. Project timelines and funding can change. For more information about the 2019 / 2020 budget, click […]

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Maps

The Greater Knysna Municipal Area covers a total of 1059 km² stretching from Swartvlei in Sedgefield in the West to Brackenhill in the East. Knysna Municipality is a category B municipality and comprises of 11 wards.

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