Ray Nkonyeni Municipality is comprised of 71 Councillors; 36 Ward and 35 PR Councillors. Ray Nkonyeni Municipality has its headquarters at 10 Connor Street, Port Shepstone.
Council is the highest decision making body of the municipality with powers to delegate some of its functions from time to time. non delegated functions are:
- Approval of budgets and Tarriffs of charges
- Raising of loans
- Approval of the IDP
Council conducts its day activities through various committees namely:
- Executive Committee
- Portfolio Committees
- Sub-committees and other ad-hoc committees
Full Council meetings take place on the last Tuesday of every month.