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Southern Joint Development Assessment Panel Agenda

Notice is given that the SJDAP is to consider the removal or extension of the time-frame set out in Condition 19  of a previous Development Approval for (Woolworths)  Lot 5001 Tiffany Centre, Dalyellup.

To view the Agenda item please click here


Notice is hereby given that the WA Police proposes to establish a Capel police station at Crown Reserve 30390 (Lot 23) Spurr Street, Capel.

Plans and documents setting out and explaining the proposal have been deposited at the Shire Administrative Office in Forest Road, Capel and will be available for inspection Monday – Friday between 8.30am – 4.30pm or by clicking here

The WA Police Force are seeking community support for the transfer of the vesting of Crown Reserve 30930 from the Shire to the WA Police Force.

Submissions on the proposal may be lodged by email to or by post to PO Box 668 Inglewood WA 6932 on or before Friday 29 March 2019.

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