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Notice of Intention to Levy Differential Rates 2022/23

Published on Thursday, 28 July 2022 at 2:44:16 PM

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 2022/23 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 2022/23 financial year. Details of the various rate categories are available for public inspection at the Shire’s Administration Office and are as follows:

                                                                                                                                RATE IN THE DOLLAR


Gross Rental Value Area:

01 General Rate – General Residential                                                                              10.3505

02 General Rate – Townsites Commercial, Industrial, Community                                  11.1260


Unimproved Value Area:

05 Agricultural Local                                                                                                              0.6068

06 Agricultural Regional                                                                                                        0.4913

07 Rural Small Holdings                                                                                                        0.9562



Minimum Rates:                                                                                                                               

01 General Rate – General Residential                                                                                1,016.00

02 General Rate – Townsites Commercial, Industrial, Community                                   1,016.00

05 Agricultural Local                                                                                                             1,016.00

06 Agricultural Regional                                                                                                          840.00

07 Rural Small Holdings                                                                                                          970.00


A statement of objectives and reasons for adopting the above rates is available for inspection at the Office of Council. 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, 17th August 2022 and are to be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Northam, PO Box 613, Northam WA 6401.


J B Whiteaker

Chief Executive Officer


395 Fitzgerald Street


Ph 9622 6100