Welcome to the Shire of Northam
About Shire of Northam
The Shire of Northam Administration Centre is located in the town of Northam, located 96km from Perth. Please contact our friendly staff for further information, by telephone on (08) 9622 6100, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Council Offices at 395 Fitzgerald Street, Northam.
Fire Ban Information
The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) declares Total Fire Bans. Click here for their Fact Sheet or visit their website at www.dfes.wa.gov.au for further information on Fire and Emergency Services.
Call 000 for FIRE or life threatening emergencies.
NOTICE TO RESIDENTS
New Fire Break orders are in effect as of the 1st November 2015. All properties of 5 hectares and less are now required to install a 3 meter wide and a 4 meter vertical clearance fire break and provide a building protection zone of 20 meters. Please read the FIREBREAK ORDER 2015 / 2016.
ROAD CLOSURE – GORDON PLACE, NORTHAM
Please be advised that Gordon Place Northam, between Fitzgerald Street and Minson Avenue will be closed from Monday 4th May 2016 to Friday 18th May 2016 to allow installation of new drainage infrastructure.
There will be no access for traffic during this period. A map detailing the closure is available here.
The Shire of Northam apologises for any inconvenience or delays and appreciates your cooperation in this matter.
WESTERN POWER NETWORK IMPROVEMENTS
To ensure the ongoing safety and reliability of your electricity network, Western Power crews will be carrying out essential network improvements in Northam and a number of surrounding localities.
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ROAD RESURFACING WORKS PROGRAM
The Shire of Northam would like to inform the public that Road Resurfacing Works are about to commence in the following areas:
Chidlow Street, Northam - Section 1 complete
Southern Brook Road, Southern Brook
Crater Road (Commodity Route), Grass Valley - Commenced
Oyston Road, Bakers Hill
Gum Tree Road, Bakers Hill
Please avoid the area if possible as access will be limited.
The Shire of Northam apologises for any inconvenience this important work may cause.
CBD HERITAGE ENHANCEMENT FUND
The Shire of Northam is pleased to announce a new round of grant funding developed to assist property owners within the Northam CBD in order to enhance the appearance of their buildings.