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Playground Repairs

The Shire of Capel will be starting some required maintenance on playgrounds throughout the Shire commencing Monday February 19. The purpose of these works is to maintain the structural integrity and safety of our playgrounds.

Naroona Park playground and Lawson Park playground will be completely closed for public use starting from Monday February 26 until works on this playground are completed.

All other playgrounds will still be available for public use, with small sections barricaded off for short amounts of time, while works are being carried out.

For any further enquiries please contact Parks Supervisor on 9727 0222 or

Footpath Works – Forrest Rd Capel

Reinstatement of the asphalt path along the Eastern side of Forrest Road in Capel is scheduled to take place from 12 March 2018 to 16 March 2018.

Reinstatement will be undertaken between Capelberry to the railway and will require closure of the footpath and street parking within the works area.

Traffic management will be in place during the works. Road users are urged to drive carefully when approaching the area, obey all signs and traffic management direction and show courtesy to other road users.

Proposed Modifications to Structure Plan (Greenpatch)

Plan No: 11453P-SP-04B

Notice is hereby given that the Housing Authority has prepared the above mentioned modifications to the Structure Plan in regard to land located at Lots 9105, 9076 & 8019, Maidment Parade, (known as “Greenpatch”) Dalyellup.

Plans and documents setting out and explaining the modifications to the Structure Plan have been deposited at the Shire Administrative Office in Forrest Road, Capel and at the Dalyellup Library Norton Promenade, Dalyellup and will be available for inspection during office hours up to and including Friday, 16 February 2018.

The modifications to the Structure Plan can also be viewed here.

Please note:  The modifications to the structure plan are being advertised to seek public comment on the proposal.  The advertising of the modifications to the Structure Plan does not indicate any formal support of the proposal by the Shire of Capel or the Western Australian Planning Commission.


Waste Transfer Station

Please be advised the Waste Transfer Station will be closed Christmas day, and will be operating as normal for the remainder of the week.

Prohibited Burning Period Commences 2 December 2017

Due to the rapidly drying and warmer seasonal conditions, the Shire President and Chief Bush Fire Control Officer jointly have determined that as from 2nd December 2017, it will not be safe to burn off within the Shire of Capel.

As such, burning off is prohibited from midnight 2nd December 2017.

Persons who undertake burning off during the Prohibited Burning Period will risk being issued an infringement notice ($250) or being prosecuted, depending on the extent of the offence.

If any one has any questions regarding this notice and how it may impact on them, please do not hesitate to contact the Shire’s Community Rangers.