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Ranger Services

The Shire of Northam Ranger Services can be contacted on (08) 9622 7267.  If your call is not answered immediately please leave a message and Council Officers will return your call as soon as practical.

Rangers are on duty from 07:00 am to 06:00 pm Monday to Friday only. All calls outside these hours will only be responded to in cases of emergencies, such as:

  • stock on local government Roads posing danger
  • dog attack in progress or aggressive dog wandering at large
  • animals in immediate dire need of assistance

Please call 000 for all other emergencies or if a Ranger does not respond within a short period of time regarding the issues listed above.

Ranger Services are responsible for the enforcement of State Government legislation and Council’s Local Laws for controlling dogs, cats, firebreak inspections, stock control, off-road vehicles, litter and parking. In cases of emergency or when life is threatened, advice may be given for the removal and re-location of snakes and other wildlife.  Please note that Rangers are not authorised to remove snakes.  For snake removal, please contact Ray Adams on 0429 910 321.

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