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Rates Notices Delayed

Shire of Capel residents Rates Notices have been delayed and will be sent out by the end of the month pending formal budget approval.

The delay is due to extra council meetings being held over the past few months.

Residents should expect their notices to arrive in the mail by mid-September.


Event Sponsorship and Minor Community Grants Open

Do you have an event coming up that you would like sponsorship for? Would a community group you know benefit from a Minor Community Grant? The Shire has two funding opportunities which may be of assistance.

The Minor Community Grants Scheme is an annual Shire of Capel initiative established to support the development of the community through the provision of community funding opportunities.

Community groups, clubs and organisations that require financial assistance are encouraged to apply under these schemes for projects in the following areas:

  •  Sport and recreation
  •  Youth development
  •  Culture, arts and events
  •  Equipment and minor projects

Council has made available two Minor Grant Scheme categories:

Projects under $2,000

Council may make available minor grants to a maximum of $1,000 including GST being half the total project cost.

Projects $2,000 up to $10,000

Council may make available grants to a maximum of one third of the total project cost to a maximum of $3,333 including GST per project.

The Event Sponsorship – Application closes on Friday, 31 August and the Minor Community Grants closes on Friday, 28 September.

Please don’t hesitate to contact Donna Sims on 9727 0222 or email if you require any assistance completing the forms.

Download the forms here

Event Sponsorship – Application

Minor Community Grants Application

Beach Access Stairway Repairs

This Monday, August 20 the Dalyellup north beach access stairway at Norton Promenade/Hutt Drive will be closed for six weeks, until September 28, to carry out major repairs.

Please use the southern stairway on Norton Promenade, opposite Zedor Way, during this period.

The repairs are part of Council’s approved unbudgeted expenditure of $153,500 to facilitate emergency repairs of the following timber structures in Dalyellup to ensure they are safe to use by the community.

  • Curved Boardwalk;
  • Cycling Ramp;
  • Southern beach access stairs;
  • Lake Gazebo;
  • Small lake stairs;
  • Northern beach access stairs, and
  • Small lake walk bridge.

If you have any questions please call the Shire on 9727 0222. We apologise for the inconvenience while the repairs are carried out.

Reporting Faulty Streetlights

The Shire of Capel is responsible for the management of some Dalyellup streetlights, a few are privately owned and the rest are Western Power.

Street Lights managed by the Shire are:

Streetlights within Hutt Drive , Norton Promenade – beach front, Killerby Drive, Gutman Parade, Norton Promenade, the bridge lights, Public Open Spaces and Sporting Grounds are managed by the Shire.

Maps of streetlight locations

Dalyellup Lighting Maps

Reporting faulty lights

Advise the number on the pole and the location address. i.e. ‘pole 66 outside 12 Sunny Street’


Shire website:

Phone: 9727 0222

What will happen?

The Shire will arrange for repairs. Please note that not all repairs can be attended to immediately. This may be due to weather conditions, pole height or an intermittent fault.

Dalyellup Lighting Maps with street light locations are available –Here

Other streetlights not managed by the Shire

Lights on Norton Promenade from Bussell Highway through to Dalyellup Boulevard – the large roundabout are privately owned – please report these to the Shire.

All other lights are managed by Western Power and can be reported on the Western Power website –



Seasonal Use Summer 2018-19 Rec Sports Grounds

Applications are invited from Sporting Clubs requiring the use of Council managed reserves, including hard courts during the 2018-2019 summer season (01 October 2018 – 31 March 2019).

Application forms for each locality can be downloaded below:

Seasonal Tenancy Application Dalyellup
Seasonal Tenancy Application Capel
Seasonal Tenancy Application Boyanup

Alternatively you can visit the Shire of Capel Administration Building – Forrest Road, Capel to complete a form.

Completed applications must be returned no later than 4.30pm, Friday, 14 September 2018.

From the applications received, a ground usage will be scheduled and ground hire charges will be raised. GST will be proportionally applied to all ground usage within the Shire.

Should you require any further information, please contact Jeremy O’Neill on 9727 0222 or via email – jeremy.o’