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