Archive for Notices

Community Budget Requests & Grants for 2017/18 Financial Year

Every year the Shire of Capel provides opportunities for the community to put forward requests to be considered in the annual draft budget.  As in previous years requests can be for specific items, community projects, sponsorship ideas, new services or improvements to Council buildings, assets, facilities and services.  The timelines are outlined below.

Community Budget Requests

If you want Council to consider new infrastructure e.g. playgrounds or facilities and services then these need to be submitted in writing stating what it is that you want considered, details of the estimated costs involved and what you believe the benefits would be.  All submissions will be considered as part of the budget process with outcomes advised in August 2017 when the Council Budget for 2017/18 is adopted.  The closing date for submissions is Tuesday 14 March 2017 and should be addressed to the Executive Manager Corporate Services, Shire of Capel, PO Box 369, CAPEL  WA  6271, or email

If you are seeking a financial contribution towards a small project or event, then you can submit a Minor Community Grant application as outlined below:

Minor Community Grants
  • Funding application for projects under $10,000
  • Applications open August / September 2017Applications close October 2017
  • Projects under $2,000 can seek up to 50% contribution
  • Projects under $10,000 can seek up to 1/3 of the total project cost with a maximum of $3,333
  • Applicants must speak with Community Development Staff.
Ongoing Maintenance Requests
  • Requests can be submitted at any time
  • Requests must be made utilising the Customer Request form
  • Forms are available from the Shire Administration office
  • Requests will be determined on priority and annual budget maintenance allocations being available.




Maintenance Work – Footbridge – Weld Road Capel

The Shire of Capel advises that maintenance work will be carried out on the footbridge Weld Road Capel the weekend of 25 – 26 February 2017, which will require the pedestrian bridge to be closed. During the work pedestrian access around the bridge will be maintained, but if possible please use the Jamieson Road bridge.


Public Notice – Waste Local Law

The Shire of Capel made the Waste Local Law 2016 on 25 January 2017 (OC0117). The local law appeared in the Government Gazette #40 on 13 February 2017, and will come into effect on 27 February 2017.

The purpose of the local law is to:

  • Enable Council to provide, or enter into a contract for the provision of waste services;
  • Enable the Council to have the ability to impose rates, fees and charges relating to waste services;
  • Enable Council to provide for the collection of a range of local government wastes; and
  • Provide for the management and operation of waste facilities provided by Council.

The effect of the local law will be:

  • Household waste is collected in an orderly and effective manner;
  • The costs of providing a waste collection service are met by the residents who use the service;
  • The minimum requirements for what can be collected, recycled and reused are established; and
  • Council may operate a waste transfer station, charge fees and define what can be collected.

The local law is available for inspection at the Shire of Capel Administration Building, 31 Forrest Road, Capel during normal office hours, Mon – Fri, 8.30 am – 4.30 pm. A copy may also be found at the Capel, Dalyellup and Boyanup Libraries during normal library hours. Alternatively a copy can be downloaded here

Chief Executive Officer


Plan No: 11453P-SP-04B

Notice is hereby given that the Housing Authority has prepared the above mentioned Structure Plan in regard to land located at Lots 9105, 9076 & 8019, Maidment Parade, Dalyellup.

Plans and documents setting out and explaining the Structure Plan have been deposited at the Shire Administrative Office in Forest Road, Capel and at the Dalyellup Library Norton Promenade, Dalyellup and will be available for inspection during office hours up to and including Friday, 17 March 2017.

Submissions on the Structure Plan can be lodged in writing to the Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Capel, PO Box 369, Capel WA 6271 or by email to and is to include the Structure Plan name, the property affected and details of the submission and lodged on or before Friday, 17 March 2017.

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



Greenwaste & Hardwaste Collection Dates 2017

Please see below the Greenwaste and Hardwaste collection dates for 2017.

Greenwaste Monday 3 April – Friday 7 April 2017
Hardwaste Monday 17 July – Friday 28 July 2017

All waste must be placed on the verge prior to 7.00am Monday on the week of collection.

Please note that the contractor will only check your kerb once.