Welcome to the Shire of Northam

Shire of Northam staff

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 records@northam.wa.gov.au or visit the Council Offices at 395 Fitzgerald Street, Northam.

Council Services

Fire Ban Information

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.

 

Restricted Burning Period

  

Notification

Widening of Great Eastern Highway through Bakers Hill Town Site

The Shire of Northam is seeking community feedback for the proposed widening of Great Eastern Highway through Bakers Hill Town Site with a realignment of Yates Street.
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After Hours Emergency Number

For Emergency events like fallen trees on roads and across driveways, call Engineering Works on 0419 910 319

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

Battery Road, Northam - Kerbing to be completed

Ore Road, Northam - Kerbing to be completed

Milhinch Road, Northam

Southern Brook Road, Southern Brook

Dumbarton Road, Irishtown - Commenced

Crater Road (Commodity Route), Grass Valley

Dunkley Street, Northam

Oysten 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.
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ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE – BRIDGE 5029 SPENCERS BROOK ROAD

The Shire of Northam advises that Bridge 5029 on Spencers Brook Road will be closed until further notice.

A contract to replace the bridge has been awarded and works will commence late February 2016.

There will be no access for through traffic for this period.  The alternative access will be via Old Spencers Road. 

Drivers are encouraged to drive to the conditions of the road and maintain revised posted speeds.

The Shire of Northam apologises for any inconvenience or delays and appreciates your cooperation in this matter.

Click here to access route map

News / Events

  • View Community Feedback - widening of Great Eastern Highway through Bakers Hill Town Site
    Friday, January 29 2016, 4:37 PM Community Feedback - widening of Great Eastern Highway through Bakers Hill Town Site The Shire of Northam is seeking community feedback for the proposed widening of Great Eastern Highway through Bakers Hill Town Site with a realignment of Yates Street. Read More…
  • View Free Seniors Activities
    Friday, January 15 2016, 2:13 PM Free Seniors Activities The Shire of Northam and the Northam Recreation Centre are happy to provide an eight week program to all Seniors. Read More…
  • View Volunteers in Sport
    Thursday, January 14 2016, 11:38 AM Volunteers in Sport Do you wish you had more time, hands or heads to complete all the work needed at your club? Read More…

 ALERT responsible dog ownership

Click here for Interactive Food Safety Training

Click here to Download Strategic Community Plan