Notice of Intention to Levy Differential & Minimum Rates 2019/20 (Closed)

The Shire of Northam hereby gives notice in accordance with section 6.36 of the Local Government Act 1995, of its intention to levy differential rates and minimum rates for the 2019/20 financial year, including a rate on all Northam Town and Avon Industrial Park properties with a predominant land use, in accordance with Shire of Northam Local Planning Scheme Number 6 of commercial, industrial, community purposes to raise an amount of $127,000 to fund the Northam Chamber of Commerce for the purpose of promoting Northam Businesses, for the 2019/20 financial year. Details of the various rate categories are available for public inspection at the Shire’s Administration Office and are as follows:

Gross Rental Value Area:



01 General Rate – General Residential

02 General Rate – Townsites Commercial, Industrial, Community 10.8522
Unimproved Value Area:
05 Agricultural Local 0.6189
06 Agricultural Regional 0.5099
07 Rural Small Holdings  0.8372
Minimum Rates: $
01 General Rate – General Residential 944.00
02 General Rate – Townsites Commercial, Industrial, Community 944.00
05 Agricultural Local  944.00
06 Agricultural Regional 874.00
07 Rural Small Holdings    944.00


A statement of objectives and reasons for adopting the above rates is available for inspection at the Shire's Administration Office. If you require additional information, please contact Council’s Executive Manager Corporate Services, Mr Colin Young during office hours on 08 9622 6100. Landowners are invited to make written submissions to Council’s proposed differential rates until 3.00 pm on Wednesday, 21st August 2019 and are to be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Northam, PO Box 613, Northam WA 6401.

Contact Details

Name: Colin Young

Phone: (08) 9622 6100