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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.


Street Tree Pruning – Boyanup and Capel

The Shire of Capel will be commencing the annual street tree pruning in Boyanup and Capel late March. There may be some minor disruption to road users and this will be controlled by traffic management where required.

Any queries contact Supervisor Parks on 9727 0222 or

Spurr Street Entry Statement Works

The Shire of Capel advises that the construction of the Spurr Street Entry Statement Project commenced on 12 March 2019 with completion expected by April 2019.

The artwork replicates the Goodwood Road entry Statement installed last year which was designed by local artist Erin Rafferty.

The work includes:

  • Earth and concrete works for footing
  • Installation of new sign
  • Installation of solar lights within cage

The work will take up to four weeks to complete. Road users are urged to slow down when approaching the area, obey all signs and show courtesy to other road users.

For further information please contact Shahin Mahmud on 97270222, or email

Swimming Pool Inspections – Gelorup

Swimming Pool & Spa Enclosure inspections for Gelorup commence Thursday March 14. Home owners/occupiers are encouraged to contact the Capel Shire, to book a suitable time to attend the property.

Inspections of pools/spas in Capel, Stirling Estate, Forrest Beach & Peppermint Grove Beach are scheduled for April.

Notification letters will be distributed prior to commencement.

Please call the Shire on 9727 0222 to make an appointment or for more information.