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

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.

 Restricted Burning Period

  

Notification

ROAD CLOSURE – RAIL CROSSING, FITZGERALD STREET NORTHAM

Please be advised that the Rail Crossing on Fitzgerald Street East, Northam will be closed from 6am Tuesday 10th May until 5pm Wednesday11th May 2016 to facilitate a rail crossing upgrade.

There will be no access for traffic during this period.  A map detailing the closure and alternative route is available here.

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

ROAD CLOSURE – GORDON PLACE, NORTHAM

Please be advised that Gordon Place Northam, between Fitzgerald Street and Minson Avenue will be closed from Monday 18th April 2016 to Friday 6th 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.

Click here for further information

AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY NUMBERS

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

For emergencies involving animals, including stock posing threats on local government roads, call Ranger Services on 9622 7267.

 

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.
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News / Events

  • View Volunteer Bushfire Brigade Member for March
    Thursday, April 28 2016, 4:32 PM Volunteer Bushfire Brigade Member for March Robert Herzer from Irishtown VBFB is our Member for the Month of March Read More…
  • View Northam Swimming Pool Survey
    Tuesday, April 26 2016, 8:33 AM Northam Swimming Pool Survey Have your say about the future of the Northam Swimming Pool. Council is considering options for the future and wants to hear your ideas. Read More…
  • View Cross Western Australia
    Thursday, March 24 2016, 12:34 PM Cross Western Australia Across Western Australia Exhibition Read More…

 ALERT responsible dog ownership

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