Welcome to the Shire of Capel.  We are situated in the shores of Geographe Bay, in the heart of WA's South West. The Shire has  popular beaches, rich Jarrah forests and the magnificent Tuart forest which is part of the only naturally occurring Tuart forest in the world. Read more....

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Friday, January 30, 2015


31 Forrest Road, Capel

PO Box 369

CAPEL  WA  6271 


Ph:  08 9727 0222

Fax: 08 9727 0223

Email:  info@capel.wa.gov.au

Winner for the Best Upper Primary School category in 2013 and Overall Banners In The Terrace Winner for 2013


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2015/16 Community Budget Requests

Every year Council provides opportunities for the community to put forward requests to be considered in the annual draft budget.

If you would like Council to consider new infrastructure, such as playgrounds, facilities or new you need to submitted your request in writing stating what it is that you want
considered and what you believe the benefits will be. All submissions will be considered as part of the budget process with outcomes advised in August following the budget adoption. The closing date for submissions is Monday 16 March 2015 and they should
be addressed to the Executive Manager Corporate Services.

If you have a project over $10,000 and are seeking a financial contribution from Council, then you are required to submit a Major Community Grant application, prior to 16 March
2015. Applications can be obtained by contacting the Shire’s Community Development team on 9727 0222 and should be addressed to the Executive Manager Community Services. Outcomes will be advised in August on adoption of the 2015/16 budget

Invitation to Comment
The Shire of Capel currently has a number of sites that are set aside as ‘Dog Exercise’ and ‘Dog Prohibited’ areas in the Shire of Capel Local Laws Relating to Dogs. Recent changes in the WA Dog Act (1976) have prompted a review of these areas, and full details of proposed changes are provided in the links below

- Dog Exercise Proposed Changes
- Existing Dog Exercise Area Maps
- Proposed Dog Exercise Area Maps

To catch up on the latest news, don't forget to checkout the Capel Snippets and the new Councillor's Round Table publications

Nature Verge Booklet


The Shire recently released a booklet encouraging residents to replace the lawn on their verges with attractive native and other water wise plants. For a copy of the booklet click here or call the Shire on 9727 0222



Event Application Form

Extractive Industry Licence Application - Lot 2 Calinup Road, Gelorup

Shire of Capel - Bush Fire Order 2014/15

3 Bin waste collection calendar   

2 Bin waste collection calendar