Shire of Capel – Notice of Proposed Local Laws

The Shire of Capel is proposing to make the following Local Laws:

The purpose and effect of these laws are as follows.



Shire of Capel Cats Amendment Local Law 2018

Remove the text ‘where a cat’ from the definition of the term ‘nuisance’.

The clarity of the definition for the term ‘nuisance’ is improved.

Shire of Capel Dogs Amendment Local Law 2018

Amend the local law to align more clearly with the intent of the Dog Act 1976.

The local law will reflect the intent of the Dog Act 1976 more clearly.

The proposed Local Laws are 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. Copies may also be found at the Capel, Dalyellup and Boyanup Libraries during normal library hours.

Submissions on the laws may be lodged via email: or in writing addressed to:

The Chief Executive Officer

Shire of Capel

PO Box 369, CAPEL 6271.

Submissions must be lodged by the close of business Friday 15 June 2018.

Inquiries should be directed to the Governance Officer, on (08) 9727 0222 or emailed to