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Greenwaste Update

Greenwaste collection for Boyanup, Capel and Peppermint Grove Beach have been completed.

Dalyellup greenwaste will be collected from Monday 15 April 2019.

Permit to Burn Update

No permits to burn will be issued for burning from Midnight Monday 15 April to Midnight Monday 22 April. This includes pasture burns. All burning off is prohibited during this time.

Stay safe this during this time.


The kerbside collection of greenwaste will be carried out in the residential areas of Boyanup, Capel, Dalyellup, and Peppermint Grove Beach and will take place between Monday 8th April 2019 to Friday 12th April 2019.

We will collect:

  • Trimmed tree and shrub branches to a maximum length of 1.5m (5 feet) and a maximum width of 100mm

We will not collect:

  • Large tree trunks or stumps as the machine is unable to pick these up;
  • No branches/limbs longer than 1.5 metres (5 feet) or 100mm in diameter (4 inches);
  • No garden chemicals or associated products such as pots, soil, old reticulation ect;
  • No general household rubbish, treated wood products or junk will be collected.
  • No cardboard boxes.

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

Boyanup Hardcourt Redevelopment

The Shire has recently completed design works for the reconstruction of the hardcourts at Boyanup, based upon previous discussions with the user groups, and is pleased to announce that Council have accepted a tender from Carbone Bros Pty Ltd for completion of the project.

The works are scheduled to commence during the week starting 25 March 2019 and should be completed by mid June.

The proposed works include:

  • removing the existing asphalt;
  • laying new foundations, drainage and kerbing;
  • coating in plexipave acrylic surface;
  • new carpark along Charlotte Street;
  • new linemarking; and
  • installation of posts for tennis nets, netball rings and basketball rings.

During the works, the site will be fenced off including the verge area on Charlotte Street and traffic management will be in place when necessary.

Road users are urged to slow down when approaching the area, obey all signs and show courtesy to other road users.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact Andrew Coulson at the Shire on 9727 0222 or email

Proposed Closure of Thoroughfare – John Hogg Road

Notice is hereby given that the Council of the Shire of Capel is considering a proposal to permanently close John Hogg Road, Capel.

The landowners of Lots 1-4 and Lot 6 Yeardy Road, Capel have subdivisional approval through the WA Planning Commission to rationalise the existing lot boundaries to reflect the current land zoning under the Greater Bunbury Region Scheme, and to provide more practical access routes for new lots to be created adjacent to the existing John Hogg Road.

The Shire of Capel is requesting comment from potentially affected stakeholders to assist in identifying potential constraints to the closure.  Plans setting out the area affected by the closure are shown on the next page following.

Any queries should be directed to Kristin McKechie, Manager Technical Services on 9727 0222 during office hours or email

Submissions to the proposal should be lodged in writing to the Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Capel, PO Box 369, Capel 6271 or by email to, by Friday 29 March 2019.