The Shire of Dumbleyung requires that a Building Permit be issued prior to the construction of a shed, patio, pergola, carport, garage, outbuilding, new dwelling or additions to an existing dwelling, grouped dwelling or additional dwelling both in town and on farms. Please visit https://www.dumbleyung.wa.gov.au/building for further information and contact the 9863 4012 prior to commencing any works to ensure you have the relevant approvals.
ROAD CLOSURE - DAWSON StREET from 3pm until 8pm Friday 11th October
There will be a road closure on Dawson Street from 3pm until 8pm Friday 11th October for the CRC’s 4th Birthday Celebration.
DETOUR 129 Gate Rd Railway Crossing – 15 & 16 October 2019
ARC Infrastructure intend to upgrade 129 Gate Rd Railway crossing on the Tuesday 15 October and Wednesday 16 of October 2019. There will be a detour in place however it is not suitable for Road Trains. Road Trains please use Peterson Rd or the Highway as an alternative.
NOMINATIONS OPEN | Citizen of the Year Awards
Do you know an outstanding community member or group who deserves a little recognition for their efforts?
Nominate them today for the Shire of Dumbleyung Community Citizen of the Year Award! NOMINATIONS CLOSE 31ST OCTOBER
Request a nomination form at the shire office or nominate online:
Awards presented at the annual Shire Australia Day Breakfast
Annual Vacant Block Maintenance
Some residents get the shire to mow their vacant resident blocks before the 1st November. In fees and charges, there is a fee where the shire will keep your vacant residential block tidy for the entire year for $258.50, around the same it would cost for a one off tidy. If you would like to take up this offer, in time for this year’s fire season, please get in touch with the shire before 30th September.
Prepare Your Home and Property for the Bushfire Season
The below website links contain everything you need to know about fire safety. Can’t access the links? Just contact the shire office if you have any questions.
ARE YOU READY | FULL WEBSITE
CHECKLIST PREPARING YOUR PROPERTY
PREPARE ACT SURVIVE GUIDE
RESTRICTED BURNING PERIOD
19th September to 31st October
1st February to 31st March
Restricted Burning Period – It is unlawful to set fire to the bush during this time except in accordance with a permit obtained. The Restricted Burning Period can be varied i.e. shortened, extended, suspended, reimposed by the Shire 14 days at a time if seasonal conditions require.
PROHIBITED BURNING PERIOD
1st November to 31st January
Burning is also prohibited on Good Friday and Easter Sunday
Prohibited Burning Period – means that the time of the year during when it is declared by the Minister to be unlawful to set fire to the bush. Protective burning and burning to harvest clover can be carried out during this time only in accordance with a permit obtained.
REMINDER: BE FIRE SAFE ANNUALLY BY NOVEMBER 1 (Mowing and fire breaks)
Houses For Rent
Well aged units available for rent:
42A Manser Street, Kukerin: 2 Bed, 1 Bathroom $150 per week
23 Manser Street, Kukerin: 2 Bed, 1 Bathroom $150 per week
1/32 Bath Street, Kukerin: 2 Bed, 1 Bathroom $150 per week
2/32 Bath Street, Kukerin: 2 Bed, 1 Bathroom $150 per week
27B Manser Street, Kukerin: 2 Bed, 1 Bathroom $150 per week
Facility & equipment hire
When hiring facilities, plant and equipment from the Shire, please complete the paperwork and pay the bond and hire fee at the office. On returning equipment, please contact the office for an inspection and refund of the bond